On April 21, 2017, the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) organized the fifth Infernal Run, an annual event taking place at Camp de Garrigues near Nimes, the regiment’s garrison in southern France.
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In March 2017, the 13th Demi-Brigade of the Foreign Legion (13e DBLE) of the French Foreign Legion conducted an exercise with Spanish legionnaires (legionarios) from the X Bandera “Millán Astray”, Tercio 4, Spanish Legion at Camp Larzac, the home to the 13e DBLE in an inhospitable part of southern France.
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The year of 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the installation of the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP) at Calvi, Corsica. The regiment moved to Corsica from Bou Sfer, Algeria in 1967. On March 18, 2017, the celebrations of the anniversary started. They will continue until September.