Foreign Legion: 2021 Armistice Day

The 11th of November marks Armistice Day in France. That day the entire nation commemorate the end of hostilities of World War I. Thus last Thursday, on November 11, the French Foreign Legion – as well as the rest of the French Armed Forces – commemorated the 103rd Armistice Day, and remembered the 36,000 legionnaires and foreign volunteers being killed or wounded during the war. See the photos.

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3e REI: 2020 Jungle Assistant Course

See a nice report made by the Foreign Legion, covering part of the Jungle Assistant Course (Stage Aide-moniteur fôret, AMF), the most difficult French military course for ordinary soldiers. Out of fifty initial volunteers, there are no more than seven legionnaires to continue the course to obtain that very prestigious certificate and get a chance to become one of the ten assistants of the Jungle Instructor…

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