1er REG: Sainte Barbe 2014

On 3 and 5 December 2014, the French Foreign Legion’s engineering units celebrated Sainte Barbe (Saint Barbara), the patron of military engineers. While her feast day is on December 4, the 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG) conducted a parade in honor of Sainte Barbe on December 5.

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4e RE: Exercise at Caylus 2014

In the second half of November 2014, legionnaires from the 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE) of the French Foreign Legion were involved in a regimental exercise at the military camp of Caylus, located in the Midi-Pyrénées region of southern France.

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1er REC: History of the Legion’s first cavalry regiment

See the history and pictures of the current French Foreign Legion’s only cavalry unit, 1er REC. Established officially in Tunisia in 1922, it remains the only active cavalry unit within the Legion and also its only unit (constituted before 1999) that has never changed its title.

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