“Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem.”
Armored cars or wagons at times, but they ain't got no tanks.RetRsvMike
I did make a parachute jumps with 2REP on Corsica a little over 20 years ago. Enough to get Frog wings. We do the same for them. It's more bling - with the ultimate goal being to look like a North Korean general.I also did some stuff with 13DBLE before that. Same thing, fun guys who like to shoot and blow things up.
I read a history of the Légion. If you ever thought your military was shat on by politicians, they can match it story for story.
Real soldiers.......doing what real soldiers do.
Join anonymously with a new ID, learn French (the hard way), see the world (the French pieces they visit), learn new and interesting skills (often close, personal, deadly, and explosive) , and leave with worldly experiences.
What's the enlistment contract?
I wish I could find it but there was a 60 Minutes or similar type show that did a story on the Legion. They toured the brig and the interviewer asks a guy in a cell what he did to end up there. Guy says he sold his CO's wife into slavery
I seriously considered joining at one point in my life after getting out of the Marine Corps.