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38. Chapter – Two driving licences in a month

I passed the short Christmas vacation at home, but this time I knew that the year will start in Castelnaudary My unit commander mentioned that he’ll see if I could go back

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37+1. Christmas in the French Foreign Legion

This chapter is going to be a bit different from the others, as 29+1 was. Last time when I wrote a +1 chapter, I talked about my personal life. This time I’m

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37. Chapter – 1st class Legionnaire

I’ve been a 1st class legionnaire for 3 months on paper but nobody knows (and cares) until you don’t have a visibly green stripe on your chest. 1st class legionnaire isn’t even

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How is life after the French Foreign Legion? Or what happens when you finish your contract? It’s a great thing if you

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Important updates concerning Legionstories

Dear Readers As you could see, we restarted Legionstories at the beginning of this year and fortunately, with our new project manager everything seems to be getting better than ever before. We

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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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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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