3e REI: Legionnaires protecting Ariane 5 launch

On November 17, 2016, the Ariane 5 rocket successfully took off from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. It launched four Galileo satellites into orbit to support Europe’s own satellite navigation system. Legionnaires from the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment (3e REI), the Foreign Legion’s regiment based in Guiana, protected the launch.

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1er RE: Trail 2016

On October 19, 2016, the 1st Foreign Regiment (1er RE) of the French Foreign Legion organized the fourth edition of the cross-country run called TRAIL. Hundreds of legionnaires and officers from almost all regiments of the Legion of mainland France participated in. See the official video…

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