Yesterday, on 19th February 2013, the French Ministry of Defence announced that the second French soldier was killed in action in Mali. It was sergent-chef Harold Vormezeele, a non-commissioned officer of the commandos of the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment.
Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noël 2012 from ForeignLegion.info!
A Christmas video from the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP) is added. It shows the legionnaires of the Reconnaissance section of the Reconnaissance and Support Company (Compagnie d’éclairage et d’appui, CEA) which celebrate their Noël at their base at Calvi, Corsica and also in Africa.
In the beginning of this autumn the 2e REP conducted two major exercises. Vent d’automne (Autumn wind), when the entire regiment deployed to Balagne (Corsica) for one week.