4e RE: Remise de Képis blancs – Mont-Saint-Michel 2015

Today, on 3 November 2015, French Foreign Legion volunteers from the 2nd Engaged Volunteers Company (2CEV), 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE) having finished first four weeks of their 4-month-long basic training and were ready to obtain their Képi blanc (White kepi) and become the legionnaires. See some images from the Remise de Képi blanc (Obtaining the White kepi) ceremony at Mont-Saint-Michel (Saint Michael’s Mount), a well known island commune in Normandy, France.

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4e RE: Remise de Képis blancs in Bordeaux 2015

On 13 October 2015, volunteers from the 3rd Engaged Volunteer Company (3e CEV), 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE) of the French Foreign Legion, having finished first four weeks of 4-month-long basic training, obtained their Képi blanc and became officially the legionnaires during the Remise de Képi blanc (Obtaining the White kepi) ceremony in Bordeaux, a port city in southwestern France.

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4e RE: Young legionnaires singing a Mongolian song

During the French Foreign Legion’s basic training in the 4th Foreign Regiment (4e RE), young volunteers are obliged to learn number of songs of the Legion. However, sometimes they are unofficially singing also several national military songs from around the world. In recent decades, these songs originated mostly in Russia or Romania, due to a large number of cadres born in these countries. Times change and we can see young volunteers or fresh legionnaires singing even a Mongolian song in 2015…

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