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    QUESTION Learning French and Military Service

    I’ve done the search on the forums and wanted a more clear answer. Apologies in advance for the time you gentlemen will take in helping clarify this. 1. I’ve downloaded the “Babbel” app and have begun practicing basic French vocabulary and pronunciation in preparation. However I don’t feel as...
  2. L

    QUESTION Question for legionnaires

    I have searched and searched and can’t find any info on the actual capabilities of the “Gestapo”. I served in the US military, have no legal troubles, I served honorably BUT, due to my separation code, I don’t want to chance too many questions. I am medically fit with zero disabling criteria...
  3. S

    Interview Question

    Hey guys. I don’t know if this question has been asked before but I’m just going to ask anyway. When you get interviewed, should you be 10000% completely honest with the person who interviewes you? What I mean by this question is that if a normal person asks ke why I want to join , I will...
  4. W

    Selection Question

    Hi everyone, This has been addressed elsewhere to some extent but not in the same context. I know that being familiar with French won't necessarily increase chances of being selected by itself, and it is more just useful for if you get in. But being a young American, I think it's fair to say...
  5. W

    ‘Gestapo’ Interview

    Hi everyone, I have been looking into all aspects of selection, and I feel prepared/confident for the physical tests, psychotechnical, and medical evaluations. I also have an idea of how to act in the so-called ‘gestapo’ interview i.e. show motivation, be brief and to the point, and show...
  6. W

    Questions for those who did not get through selection

    Hi everyone, I have looked through the forum and there are a few mentions of the big reasons for being turned away, but I am looking for a little more detail. For those of you that have been through selection and did not make the cut, what were some things you could have changed to make it go...
  7. sdelapresilla

    La Légion combat au Tchad.

    Hello everyone! I don't know if you've seen this short video, but I do find it very interesting... Images are extremely good and even the music, and specially the interview to the specialists that manage de IFV. Just felt the need to share it with you guys, and to get some opinions about the...

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