In November 2016, the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP), the only airborne unit of the legendary French Foreign Legion conducted an intensive regimental exercise.
Explore the most interesting events of the French Foreign Legion’s history. Significant campaigns, battles, deployments, operations, the establishments or dissolutions of units… Today, we will present the important events which occurred between November 21 and November 30.
Get to know historical events in French Foreign Legion’ history. Important campaigns and battles, deployments and operations, the establishments or dissolutions of units… Explore the most significant events of the Legion which occurred between November 11 and November 20.
On November 19, a new company was established within the 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE), the training unit of the French Foreign Legion, during a ceremony in the town of Castelnaudary, where the 4e RE is stationed. The new 6th Company will be composed of around 100 French reservists. Captain Toulouse took command.
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.
The most interesting events in French Foreign Legion’ history. See important campaigns and battles, deployments and operations, the establishments or dissolutions of units. Explore the significant events of the Legion which occurred between November 01 and November 10.