2e REI and US Marines trained together

Ten days ago, on November 01, a week-long exercise between the legionnaires and US Marines finished. It took place at Camp des Garrigues, an urban warfare military camp near Nimes, France. During the exercise, legionnaires from 2nd Company of the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) and marines from SP-MAGTF (Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force for Crisis Response) were supported by MV-22B Osprey (an American multi-mission tiltrotor aircraft). See pics and video.

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2e REI and 1er REC – an urban warfare exercise

Videoclip of the urban area tactic combat exercise of September 2012. The 1st and 3rd companies of the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI), with a platoon of the 4th squadron of the 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment (1er REC) of the French Foreign Legion and some members of the regular French Army participated in the urban warfare exercise at Urban area warfare exercise center (Centre d’Entraînement aux actions en Zone Urbaine, CENZUB) in Sissonne, northern France, between September 16th and 29th of 2012.

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Decoration the Regimental Flags video

As mentioned before, the regimental flags of the 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG) and the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) of the French Foreign Legion were decorated with a Croix de la valeur militaire avec palme (Cross for Military Valour with palm) by general Bertrand Ract Madoux. The ceremony was performed in Nimes, southern France, where the 2e REI is stationed in the base “Colonel de Chabrières”, on November 19th.

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1er REG and 2e REI: Decorating the Regimental Flags

November 19, 2012, the regimental flags of the 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment (1er REG) and the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment (2e REI) of the French Foreign Legion were decorated with a Croix de la valeur militaire avec palme (Cross for Military Valour with palm) by general Bertrand Ract Madoux in Nimes, southern France, where the 2e REI is stationed.

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