On 8 December 2015, the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment (3e REI), based in French Guiana, returned from Operation Yawasisi, after 10 weeks spent deep in the jungle.
The joint military operation conducted by the Guiana Armed Forces (Forces Armées en Guyane, FAG) against illegal gold-diggers lasted from October to December 2015. Almost 400 troops from several French military branches, including 3e REI legionnaires (in the majority from the 2nd + 3rd Company), participated in.
Whitin a few days, the complet history of the 3e REI with dozens of images will be published on this website.
Information & images source:
3e REI – Opération YAWASISI