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54. chapter – Paphos

Going to Cyprus became a trend after the missions in Afghanistan. People found out that it’s probably not the best idea to send soldiers directly back home from a war zone. So,

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53. chapter – The last patrol

I felt the end of the mission when we passed the gates of camp M’Poko in Bangui. Lot of things have changed since we left in May. Most of the units got

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52. Chapter – The first day off

Since we arrived in Central Africa, the rhythm was quite intense. We were working sometimes around 14 hours a day and most of the times, I was on guard for an hour

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An exceptionnal carreer path of a Legionnaire

Solveig was commissioned as head of battalion on September 1, 2022. He has passed the entrance exam to the War College (l’École de guerre) and will begin his studies in the summer

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French Foreign Legion – SAED

Interview with chief of SAED in 2°REI Lieutenant Philippe, 35 years old, is the head of the Dismounted Engagement Support Platoon (SAED – Section d’aide à l’engagement débarqué) of the 2nd Foreign

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