If you found my blog, probably you’ve already heard some interesting, occasionally amazing myths of the French Foreign Legion. Before I joined, it was difficult to find people, who could have told
Four short stories about how the French Foreign Legion changed my life My story had begun in 2012, when I decided to make a little break between high school and university. I
The company got a week off in March before going to Central Africa In a normal situation, we can leave for 2-3 weeks before an operation and for 3-4 weeks after. It
The third platoon left to Mali on a Thursday afternoon and the rest of the company stayed in St. Christol. I felt lucky, because many other legionnaires had to change the company,
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
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
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
We had less than a week left from that four very long months in Castelnaudary. The platoon organized more and more drinking parties as we approached to the end of our journey.