2e REP and its Camp Raffalli near Calvi

Camp Raffalli, home of the 2e REP, an airborne regiment of the French Foreign Legion. Camp Raffalli of the 2e REP is stationed near the town of Calvi in Corsica. The base was named after Major Rémy Raffalli. He was fatally wounded in the First Indochina War on 1 September 1951 while leading the 2nd Foreign Parachute Battalion (2e BEP). Major Raffalli died on 10 September 1951 in Saigon. On 5 June 1956, the 2e BEP was enlarged to a full regiment, and was redesignated the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment.

You can watch a nice video presentation of the Camp Raffalli, created by Drone Events company.