Foreign Legion Operations: March 2016

See the official list of deployments of the French Foreign Legion units and their logistical support infrastructure outside of France, in operational areas around the world, and a list of deployments in mainland France in support of Operation Sentinelle, both in March 2016.

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French Foreign Legion: 185th Anniversary

On March 10, 2016, the French Foreign Legion commemorates the 185th anniversary of its founding on March 10, 1831. That day, a decree of the Council of State ratified the royal ordinance signed by Louis Philippe, the King of the French, on March 9. In the Article 1re of this three-article ordinance, the king authorized to form a Legion of Foreigners (Légion d’Etrangers) inside France.

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Foreign Legion events: February 22 – 29

The interesting data about the French Foreign Legion events sharing on our Facebook page will be posted also on this website now. All events from previous days will be collected and published as a single post here. Today, you can see Foreign Legion events which occurred in the history of the Legion between February 22 and February 29.

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Keep smiling during the hard times

Every man knows that the difficult moments he was confronted with during his life and managed them, they will transform later into great memories. The difficulties and the fun are the essences which the man needs to live a good life. The French Foreign Legion, and the army in general, provides men with both a little bit of difficulties and a little bit of fun…

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