Training

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Basic training is conducted in the 4th Foreign Regiment with a duration of 15 weeks:

  • Initial training of 4 weeks – initiation to military lifestyle; outdoor and field activities; learning legion traditions.
  • March “Képi Blanc” and graduation ceremony – 1 week.
  • Technical and practical training (alternating with barracks and field training) – 3 weeks.
  • Mountain training (Chalet at Formiguière in the French Pyrenees) – 1 week.
  • Technical and practical training (alternating barracks and field training) – 2 weeks.
  • Examinations and obtaining of the elementary technical certificate (CTE) – 1 week.
  • March ending basic training – 1 week.
  • Light vehicle / trucks school – 1 week.
  • Return to Aubagne before reporting to the assigned regiment – 1 week.

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