French Foreign Legion Units

  1. Current units of the French Foreign Legion
  2. French Foreign Legion regiments disbanded after 1945
  3. Other French Foreign Legion units disbanded after 1945

 

Current units of the French Foreign Legion

1st Foreign Regiment

1er RE insignia1er Régiment Étranger, 1er RE. The oldest regiment of the French Foreign Legion. It has been stationed at Quartier Viénot in Aubagne, France, since it moved from Sidi-bel-Abbès (Algeria) in 1962…
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1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment

1er REC insignia1er Régiment Étranger de Cavalerie, 1er REC. The only cavalry regiment in the French Foreign Legion. It has been stationed at Quartier Labouche in Orange, France, since it moved from Mers-el-Kébir, Algeria in October 1967…
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1st Foreign Engineer Regiment

1er REG insignia1er Régiment Étranger de Génie, 1er REG. One of two combat engineer regiments in the French Foreign Legion. It has been stationed at Quartier General Rollet in Laudun-l’Ardoise, France, since 1984…
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2nd Foreign Engineer Regiment

2e REG insignia2e Régiment Étranger de Génie, 2e REG. The youngest regiment of the French Foreign Legion, “the mountain regiment”. It has been stationed at Quartier Maréchal Koenig in Saint Christol, France, since 1999…
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2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment

2e REP insignia2e Régiment Étranger de Parachutistes, 2e REP. The only airborne regiment of the French Foreign Legion. It has been stationed at Camp Raffalli near the town of Calvi on the island of Corsica since June 1967…
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2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment

2e REI insignia2e Régiment Étranger d’Infanterie, 2e REI. The longest-serving and the largest regiment of the French Foreign Legion. It has been stationed at Quartier Colonel de Chabrières in Nimes, France, since November 1983…
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3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment

3e REI insignia3e Régiment Étranger d’Infanterie, 3e REI. The most decorated regiment of the French Foreign Legion. It has been stationed at Quartier Commandant Forget in Kourou, French Guiana (South America), since September 1973…
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4th Foreign Regiment

4e RE insignia4e Régiment Étranger, 4e RE. The training regiment of the French Foreign Legion. It has a responsibility of training French Foreign Legion personnel. The 4e RE has been stationed at Quatier Capitaine Danjou in Castelnaudary, France, since May 1986…
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13th Demi-Brigade of the Foreign Legion

13e DBLE insignia13e Demi-Brigade de Légion Étrangère, 13e DBLE. It is stationed near Abou Dabi, United Arab Emirates. From 1962 to the end of 2011, 13e DBLE was stationed at Quartier général Monclarin in Djibouti, Africa…
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Foreign Legion Detachment in Mayotte

DLEM insigniaDétachement de Légion Étrangère de Mayotte, DLEM. The smallest independent operational unit of the French Foreign Legion. It has been stationed at Quartier Cabaribère of Dzaoudzi, Mayotte (Indian Ocean) since 1976…
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Foreign Legion Command

COMLE insigniaCommandement de la Légion Etrangère, COMLE. The headquarters of the French Foreign Legion. It has been stationed at Quartier Viénot in Aubagne, France, since 1984…
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Foreign Legion Recruiting Group

GRLE insigniaGroupement de Recrutement de la Légion Etrangère, GRLE. The recruiting unit of the French Foreign Legion. It has been stationed at Fort de Nogent of Fontenay-sous-Bois, Paris since 2007…
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French Foreign Legion regiments disbanded after 1945

 

Other French Foreign Legion units disbanded after 1945