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A weekend party ”a la legionnaire”

I’m learning each day since I joined the French Foreign Legion, but the most useful moments are when I‘m not in the regiment. It was true, especially at the beginning.  Each field

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30. Chapter – The “stage trans” begins

Being a legionnaire in St. Christol is one of the most miserable thing you can imagine when you want to go up, do your bag and go somewhere the same day. Although

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29 +1. Chapter – My first long holiday

Summer has arrived, but I didn’t go directly back home for my vacation. I got 3,5 weeks off, before the radio training. I felt extremely lucky and we decided with my girlfriend

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29. Chapter – Specialization

The moment you join a combat unit, you pass trough of some conversations with your hierarchy. The first is always the captain, the unit commander. He’s going to ask you a few

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28. Chapter – Summary of my first year

With the BAM I didn’t only finish a training but I also arrived to the end of my first year. Probably those were my quickest 12 months in my life. I don’t

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Useful articles about the French Foreign Legion.

Medical Tests in the French Foreign Legion

Medical tests in the French Foreign Legion

In this article, you’ll find all the relevant information you have to know about the medical tests in the French Foreign Legion. The medical tests are part of the pre-selection process that

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The French Foreign Legion

What is the French Foreign Legion? The French Foreign Legion is a military service branch of the French Army, created in 1831 by Louis Philippe. Commanded by French officers, it’s also open

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How to join the French Foreign Legion?

A step by step guide about how to join the French Foreign Legion. In this article article I collected all the information I found helpful about the recruitment if you consider joining

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