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Fut-futs are back

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Now this thread proved once again that all the Legion knows better and we all are a family no matter what are just words used when it is suits you. Have a good day all.
 

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Now this thread proved once again that all the Legion knows better and we all are a family no matter what are just words used when it is suits you. Have a good day all.
1/ You aint family ;
2/ We never said we know better ;
3/ Not all fut-futs are bad, only the ones we served with and know ;
4/ Don't let the door hit you in the ass as you get to **** out of our sight.
 

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You haven't been there, you don't know anything (neither do I). On threads like this our opinions are worthless. Read, learn, be grateful the info is there. By the way, are you an only child by any chance? If so, pm me and I'll tell you what having brothers is like.
Since our opinions are worthless, why do you state yours? Have a good day.
 

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1/ You aint family ;
2/ We never said we know better ;
3/ Not all fut-futs are bad, only the ones we served with and know ;
4/ Don't let the door hit you in the ass as you get to **** out of our sight.
Hi Flash,

No need to escalate what i said.

1. Did not claim I am, was or will be
2. I said Legion knows better, not Anciens - do not see your point.
3. Until Stoeng showed up I got a different feeling especially in your post (it kinda implied it is not a worthy way of becoming CPL) :), but I do see your point, and it is nice to know that not all fut-fut are bad - i suspected it.
4. will do :)

Have a good day
 

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Now now Calauzarea time to back off my friend, and drop it now, OK
 

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Personally I was a “fut-futâ€￾ and after doing my time in 4RE I went to 1REC and the 3 ESC. It obviously depends on the personality of each “fut-futâ€￾, but in my case I have never experienced that anybody had a problem with my “pastâ€￾ or at least nobody had the balls to tell me directly. Anyway 18 months later I was on my way to my Sergeant course.

HAHAHAHA!! Stoeng a fut-fut!! They got you!! HAHAHAHA! THe Legion does have their ways!! Ah, but you could have advanced just as quickly in rank by distinguishing yourself in a combat regiment.
 

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like i said sam not all were total c@nts
when i was in the promo in calvi we were in borgo doing my first night jump the chef du promo a srg g asked me if i was worryed i said only about landing on a pylon.
a fut fut (not one of ours they were to scard to go to the rep ) piped up i was a shite solider and should shut my britanic face.
i told him to feck off am a jock you frog eating prick the srg grabed him by the neck and started beating him
even though my french was not good i understoot every word'

i quote..... gordon came here same as i a 2eme pump not by braking balls in castel.
at 29 years old he has more courage then you my little fut fut du merde.
sarg g was portgugees and in combat one hell of a switched on guy the fut fut went to ccs and deserted first leave

i dont blame guys for fast tracking in the legion its how you act as a leader or as a twat
 
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At Castel our Fut-fut during training was a little Romanian. I can't say I respected him or not, he was in charge and that was that. After we received our designations of regiments we all had a few hours leave in Castelnaudary. He attended the Pot and deserted. Never seen him again. Cpl Veau had been in the French bérets rouges (French Paras) for 6 years as professional soldier and was already a Sgt before fooking up and joining the Legion. That happens to a lot of French army guys. He was a nice bloke made Sgt in three years in the REP then he was killed in a car crash opposite La Dolce Vita. I have seen a Fut-fut in the REP broken. If he can't use his authority or fight then that's the end for him. No respect and that does not matter what rank you are. CCS for you, caporal d'ordinaire (working in the canteen).
 

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Mine was a Brit. Can't even remember his name to be honest. Short stubby cunt who made us practice saluting him during Sat repos for when he made the grade. He deserted too - during the raid marche for our kepis. Anybody heard anything of a Glen or Paddy (CRAP) in the 80's ? Or ex 2ème pompe Rock Starr (musique principale - trombone) then grew to Adj Sta**** in BPLE ? I kept Paddy's medals and shit in a Quality Street tin for him for years after I became libérable - then he sent round a guy one day to pick it all up. Never heard from him since...

Hey - those f*cked up Cpl Chefs must really have fun handing out names. Rock Starr was one of my best mates. I also knew another (German) named Adolph HiLTer LOL.

Ohhhh - those were the days :)

Kronenberg does wonders for the creative spirit of men!
 

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Fut-fut is short for “faisant fonctionâ€￾ in other words “acting asâ€￾ in this case a legionnaire doing a corporal’s job. In the old days they legionnaires were given corporals stripes on an armband and were doing the job without having completed the corporals course. However in modern time they had to do the course first (got the real stripes) but mainly lacked experience. However the name stayed.
 

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When you do get posted to your regiment, and are kneeling at your bed praying (as all legionnaires do of course), during a moment of severe depression, when you have no more beer for example, it does give you something to actually focus your prayer on - "Please, please God, send that bitch here soon".
Any of you lot watched 'Time Gentlemen Please'? A f**king brilliant Brit comedy. Quote above sounds just like one of Al Murray's beautiful, British, common sense inspired rants. Short but sweet. Love it.
 

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Fut-fut is short for “faisant functionâ€￾ in other words “acting asâ€￾ in this case a legionnaire doing a corporal’s job. In the old days they legionnaires were given corporals stripes on an armband and were doing the job without having completed the corporals course. However in modern time they had to do the course first (got the real stripes) but mainly lacked experience. However the name stayed.
Interesting Stoeng - "faisant fonction" - makes sense :). So to get back to the original post, are the original, bastard "faisant fonction" fut-futs back in place or "real" corporals taking a break from combat regiments ?
 

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My input on the subject...
Try telling a new caporal who was 3+6 months serving in his regiment, as was my case, to go back to Castel and train up a section of E.V's...and or other more sections...no way he will say and miss out on deployment s with a caporals wage (unless you have intention of becoming a sous off before your 5, thus a careerist
Basic training is 4 months
Times that 2 or 3 if you hang on more than you intend
That's almost a year added to his 3+6 months added with his ancientè...+
The dude might have already his speciality...fk training brats...he will want to move on with his speciality
It's in the 00 speciality ( combat) where people go wrong...young, naïve, want's to be a combattant attitude
His contact will be near ended...and I do not include the reconverstion course back into civvy..wich can be 6 months to a couple of years, ... depending on your rank of course
At Castel, a caporals course, F1, is normally 2 sections of future caporals
One section, led my an Officer and the other by a NCO (sous off)
A new section will always have E V s being better (in general) than others or it just might be the face fits better...being a devout catholic helps, imo
It's all about man management
3 E.V. companies in Castel OK
4 months basic training X 3 sections...3 caporeaux (caporals) at least per section
In my caporals course F.1., there wasn't no fut fûts...3 Caporal chefs and 2 Sargent's...and the officer (lt)... cavalier)
Also, I was the president de stage (course)..means nowt but just saying
It wasn't always fun I can assure you...but it was worth while
I ended up being the longest serving capital in 2 REI, at my time
My wage was often higher than the others.. Caporal chef or young Sargent
I used to escort the prison guard back to my cell
No bull with me and I remain true to myself...got it?
You first 🍪
Pragmatics apply
Just saying
 
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10 years after I posted after KRO bourg and the anniversary of my enlistment (26.06.83)
Couple of misspelled words above...if you noticed
10 years after, is a great band...check it out
 
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