2e REI: New gas masks testing

Between 10 and 14 of February 2014, the legionnaires from the 1st and 5th Company of the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) of the Foreign Legion were testing the new gas masks of the MISTRAL system, which completes the modern French infantry combat system FÉLIN, have been used in 2e REI since 2012.

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2e REI and US Marines trained together

Ten days ago, on November 01, a week-long exercise between the legionnaires and US Marines finished. It took place at Camp des Garrigues, an urban warfare military camp near Nimes, France. During the exercise, legionnaires from 2nd Company of the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) and marines from SP-MAGTF (Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force for Crisis Response) were supported by MV-22B Osprey (an American multi-mission tiltrotor aircraft). See pics and video.

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