1er REG & 1er REC: Operation Sentinelle in Nice 2016

On August 24, 2016, French Army General Bertrand H. de La Chesnais visited French soldiers, including legionnaires, at Nice, France. Legionnaires from 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment (1er REC) and 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG) are patrolling the city as part of Operation Sentinelle. The city is located in the Côte d’Azur area on the south east coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea. Last month, on the Bastille Day of July 14, at least 84 people were killed in Nice during a terrorist attack…

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Legionnaires (green berets) during the visit of Army General Bertrand H. de La Chesnais (August 24, 2016); © Photo credit: www.defense.gouv.fr

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