2 REP training - Calvi march 2018

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A Calvi, les légionnaires du 2eREP se préparent pour un saut : concentration, faisceaux, équipez-vous ! embarquez !... vol... go ! assaut !



 

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In the top photo there are also FAMAS, neither of them seem to have the EL 33 the gaine for the FAMAS or protective cover for the weapon. Not sure what the gaine the HK would have?
Well, I guess and HK-416 would probably fit into the EL33 gaine (sheath) used for the FAMAS. Not sure a specific one will be developed for the HK. Alternatively, in some cases as you know (in particular for the GCP), the individual weapon is not carried into a sheath, but directly strapped (generally along the flank of the paratrooper) under the parachute harness.
 

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Well, I guess and HK-416 would probably fit into the EL33 gaine (sheath) used for the FAMAS. Not sure a specific one will be developed for the HK. Alternatively, in some cases as you know (in particular for the GCP), the individual weapon is not carried into a sheath, but directly strapped (generally along the flank of the paratrooper) under the parachute harness.
I remember that they had come out with a way of attaching the FAMAS to the musette with the straps of the dorsal (main chute). Quite tricky to do and the first time I had jumped with it was in Djibouti on the traditional Christmas day jump. A Kiwi Sgt (Phillips) had to get me kitted up, I was legless.

The guys in the Photo are the CCS boys; cooks, office boys and other REMFs donated by the yellow shoulder patches and the yellow triangle on the helmet. I see the silly hair cut is back in fashion too.
 

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(...) The guys in the Photo are the CCS boys; cooks, office boys and other REMFs donated by the yellow shoulder patches and the yellow triangle on the helmet. I see the silly hair cut is back in fashion too.
CAS is white, CCL is yellow, so more like drivers, ammunition specialists and the like.
 

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(...) The guys in the Photo are the CCS boys; cooks, office boys and other REMFs donated by the yellow shoulder patches and the yellow triangle on the helmet. I see the silly hair cut is back in fashion too.
Let's not be too negative towards those so-called REMFs... It takes everybody to make a fighting unit operational, including cooks and ‘desk-jockeys’... What do you mean by ‘silly hair cut’? It looks like a standard ‘crew cut’, no?
 

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The silly haircut fashion was a term used by the commandant ( forget his his name, but it'll come back to me) who was BOI, but in charge of security and also famous for not allowing any legionnaire to wear jeans, or trainers in town. Cdt Bocquel if my memory serves me correctly - help anyone who was in the REP in the 90's. The silly haircut was shaved on the sides and short on the top, i.e. 1 on the sides and 2 or 3 on the top.
 

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The silly haircut fashion was a term used by the commandant ( forget his his name, but it'll come back to me) who was BOI, but in charge of security and also famous for not allowing any legionnaire to wear jeans, or trainers in town. Cdt Bocquel if my memory serves me correctly - help anyone who was in the REP in the 90's. The silly haircut was shaved on the sides and short on the top, i.e. 1 on the sides and 2 or 3 on the top.
That haircut, as we refer to it is a high and tight.
 

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The silly haircut or not allowing jeans and trainers, were not my idea, but with the Cdt Bocquel and another "legend" the Adj/C 'Attaque ballon' who was in charge of the service general, which included the prison, you had had the straight forward #1 all over.
 

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Here are the three haircuts most common in the Marine Corps, the High and Tight, the Medium Reg., and the Low Reg. Iraq, 2004, Fallujah. The Trailers were our quarters on the MEK Compound.
 

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Here are the three haircuts most common in the Marine Corps, the High and Tight, the Medium Reg., and the Low Reg. Iraq, 2004, Fallujah. The Trailers were our quarters on the MEK Compound.
Why is that guy with sunglasses? Is that some kind of janitor around barracks or something? Doesn't look like a soldier to me. :)

It is joke of course USMCRET. In case you get me wrong. For your 20 y in marines you would look like a soldier whether you wanted or not. ;)
 

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Why is that guy with sunglasses? Is that some kind of janitor around barracks or something? Doesn't look like a soldier to me. :)

It is joke of course USMCRET. In case you get me wrong. For your 20 y in marines you would look like a soldier whether you wanted or not. ;)
Yep, he was something like that.
 

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