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Most Brits were delighted and wished the couple well. This can be evidenced by the massive turnout,

I also venture to suggest that there is more racism in the USA.

In all our time in the UK my wife and I have only encountered racism twice. Once when encountering a far right demonstration and the second time by a drunk at Victoria railway station.

In my opinion we remain a fair minded country
I agree that US is worse, but is hard for me to believe that you never (especially boss) encounter racism. Apart those two occasions (which cant even be called real racism)
 
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Bonjour, bonjour à tous, je suis Esteve, c'est un plaisir d'être dans ce forum, je veux tous vous rencontrer si vous me le permettez et vous posez une question que vos réponses seraient très utiles.
 

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Bonjour Juan,

si j'etais toi, j'ecrirais en anglais, il y a très peu de gens qui comprend le Français. Au moins, jusqu'à l'arriver de mon facebook page F4FF
 
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Bonjour Juan,

si j'etais toi, j'ecrirais en anglais, il y a très peu de gens qui comprend le Français. Au moins, jusqu'à l'arriver de mon facebook page F4FF
Hello, hello everyone, I am Esteve, it is a pleasure to be in this forum, I want to meet all of you if you allow me and ask a question your answers would be very helpful.
good day to all! I make my presentation to everyone again, I am Esteve, I thank you for receiving me in the forum, it is an honor and a pleasure, my question is the following: when an active legionary is in poor health and feels very bad, we talk about his two knees because of a patellar chondromalasia, and he needs medical assistance and is denied it, why he only has to work and nothing else, why his superiors say that he cannot go to a medical consultation, but if the legionary takes justice into his own hands, he goes to civil and pays a doctor for his health and leaves the regiment for 3 months, can return and present himself again with the medical evidence and clinical report??

I would like you to help me with that question sincerely I thank you for your time and again thank you for letting me know you
 
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Is that a hypothetical question? I hope so, because if is your case than you can forget it.
It is not my case, but if that of a friend who went to the legion before me, I am preparing him to leave but with what he has told me, I do not know if I really should enlist in the legion, he tells me that They pay medical insurance and they don't let him use it, he hurt his knees from Castellnaudary and in the regiment it got worse and they never let him go to the doctor and he tells him that many legionaries injure their knees and back and do not let them consult to the doctor and many drop out due to these medical issues and other things that happen internally but he did not want to tell me what they were, so as not to demotivate
 

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It is not my case, but if that of a friend who went to the legion before me, I am preparing him to leave but with what he has told me, I do not know if I really should enlist in the legion, he tells me that They pay medical insurance and they don't let him use it, he hurt his knees from Castellnaudary and in the regiment it got worse and they never let him go to the doctor and he tells him that many legionaries injure their knees and back and do not let them consult to the doctor and many drop out due to these medical issues and other things that happen internally but he did not want to tell me what they were, so as not to demotivate
It seems to me that you are already "demotivated". I cannot for the life of me see why the legion would not want to keep their soldiers 100% fit. Your friend hurt his knees in Castelnaudary, but still made it to his regiment? Remembering that he would have had to see the doctor before leaving Castel.
I think that you are correct in staying home.
 
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It seems to me that you are already "demotivated". I cannot for the life of me see why the legion would not want to keep their soldiers 100% fit. Your friend hurt his knees in Castelnaudary, but still made it to his regiment? Remembering that he would have had to see the doctor before leaving Castel.
I think that you are correct in staying home.
hello good morning, I don't want to stay at home, I just want to clarify doubts why sometimes we get carried away by what we see in videos, and reality may be different. And if he was injured in Castellnaudary but they did not let him go to the doctor or in Castell, nor in the regiment, I feel sorry for him but I hope he can solve his problems and can return to the Legion and they accept him, the last I knew was that he wrote to the general to discuss his case
 

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hello good morning, I don't want to stay at home, I just want to clarify doubts why sometimes we get carried away by what we see in videos, and reality may be different. And if he was injured in Castellnaudary but they did not let him go to the doctor or in Castell, nor in the regiment, I feel sorry for him but I hope he can solve his problems and can return to the Legion and they accept him, the last I knew was that he wrote to the general to discuss his case
You may want to take a look at Looker's post where he is saying the opposite, that he was made to go to the infirmerie. I was a medic in the legion and if anything the rules are even stricter. There is no way that the legion will take any risks with peoples health.
Could you imagine if either of their stories were true. All that they would need to do is to go and see a lawyer and everyone's heads would be rolling from the caporal de jour to the médcin en chef passing by their company commander. Even when they would be sent for their discharge at Aubagne they would be obliged to go in front the doctor.
The days of marche ou creve have long died out.
It is one thing saying it on here, but I would strongly advice anyone against making up stories about broken legs. For one thing the chef de section would have to put in a report to the company commander, that report would follow him all the way to discharge in Aubagne.
You can feel sorry as much as you want for your mate, but I can now you now he is full of sh$t. Was he so important to his section in Castel that he was not allowed to go sick? And having just arrived in his regiment, could they not do without him?
 
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You may want to take a look at Looker's post where he is saying the opposite, that he was made to go to the infirmerie. I was a medic in the legion and if anything the rules are even stricter. There is no way that the legion will take any risks with peoples health.
Could you imagine if either of their stories were true. All that they would need to do is to go and see a lawyer and everyone's heads would be rolling from the caporal de jour to the médcin en chef passing by their company commander. Even when they would be sent for their discharge at Aubagne they would be obliged to go in front the doctor.
The days of marche ou creve have long died out.
It is one thing saying it on here, but I would strongly advice anyone against making up stories about broken legs. For one thing the chef de section would have to put in a report to the company commander, that report would follow him all the way to discharge in Aubagne.
You can feel sorry as much as you want for your mate, but I can now you now he is full of sh$t. Was he so important to his section in Castel that he was not allowed to go sick? And having just arrived in his regiment, could they not do without him?
Well, with the respect that you deserve and everyone in the forum, I am not inventing anything, I am only transmitting what he tells me, and I ask here why there are ex-legionaries here and there are active legionaries and I do not want to waver in my attempt to Enlist in the legion and do a good job. Now for what you say that if he is exposed to a good advisor as a lawyer, it is very good and it is a good fact, since he paid for all his medical consultation in civil and process with specialists and traumatologists and therapies and rehabilitations and all the evidence arrives at Aubagne to present them why he says that the legion must answer him for his legion. I will look for the subject of the end of the day to read it because I do not know that he is a caporal de jour. Anyway, I really appreciate the information you have given me and so I can learn more about the subject and not go so blind
 
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You may want to take a look at Looker's post where he is saying the opposite, that he was made to go to the infirmerie. I was a medic in the legion and if anything the rules are even stricter. There is no way that the legion will take any risks with peoples health.
Could you imagine if either of their stories were true. All that they would need to do is to go and see a lawyer and everyone's heads would be rolling from the caporal de jour to the médcin en chef passing by their company commander. Even when they would be sent for their discharge at Aubagne they would be obliged to go in front the doctor.
The days of marche ou creve have long died out.
It is one thing saying it on here, but I would strongly advice anyone against making up stories about broken legs. For one thing the chef de section would have to put in a report to the company commander, that report would follow him all the way to discharge in Aubagne.
You can feel sorry as much as you want for your mate, but I can now you now he is full of sh$t. Was he so important to his section in Castel that he was not allowed to go sick? And having just arrived in his regiment, could they not do without him?
I think there is no need to offend, since he is not my partner, he is just a friend, and if I go to you to ask why do you know more, but if his testimony were true, what would happen in that case, tell me? ?? One more thing was always a good soldier and in Castell and the regiment was in the first positions, which means that the legion is not that everything does it well, you have more experience than I in this area, and you have to remember that there are good commanders how there are also bad people. I will tell you a story about how quickly there is a caporal chef who has been in service for 18 years with sick knees, with three surgeries and now the legion wants to vote for him, will he be okay ???
 

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I think there is no need to offend, since he is not my partner, he is just a friend, and if I go to you to ask why do you know more, but if his testimony were true, what would happen in that case, tell me? ?? One more thing was always a good soldier and in Castell and the regiment was in the first positions, which means that the legion is not that everything does it well, you have more experience than I in this area, and you have to remember that there are good commanders how there are also bad people. I will tell you a story about how quickly there is a caporal chef who has been in service for 18 years with sick knees, with three surgeries and now the legion wants to vote for him, will he be okay ???
Can you start your own thread, this one was started by a very distinguished member of the forum, Le Petit Caporal. Iy is called The Legion in the media.
That will allow people who are interested in the topic to enjoy it, instead of you ranting on about someone who asked to leave and now wants to come back.
 
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Juan Aspirante,

Every European military formation has a duty of care to their personnel.

Every unit wishes to retain its men and offers medication, healing and surgery for the injured

Some nations even have military covenants enshrining this in law.

When I served our care was adequate but now it infinitely superior.

Chas the Dinosaur who joined in 1956.
 

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Even in my time, the Legion would do everything possible to get you back to good health.
If one became totally disabled to do any kind of service, then he could be medically discharged and get a small pension based on the length of service and qualifications.
 
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As ît says on the tin
Anything from the media concerning the Legion Etrangere, (good or bad, shall now be posted in my thread. ..mods obliged)

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Source : Libération (fr)
Jérémy Lemin, au coeur de la Légion
Hello, good afternoon Le petit caporal, it is a pleasure I am Juan with all due respect, do you think you could help us with more information about what I ask later
 

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Smells like bull sh$t to me! I was repatriated from Africa to Paris, I thought the duty of care and medical treatment and facilities were sound, your friends experience smells it is not in the interest of the Legion to NOT look after their soldiers as regardless of regiment it takes time resources and a lot of other stuff going on behind to turn out a soldier, in my experience it’s bull sh$t to hear stuff like this in the present age, I was doing toil smashing rocks in the afternoon sun my captain told me their is no tv or journalist about so just keep on going, but the same guy had me shipped back for medical care, work that one out as like I said I never seen anyone get refused treatment or or allowed to presenting to medical staff.
 
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Poisson d’avril

They are going to make for a stadium by moving the Eiffel tower.

"Exclusive: we are going to move the Eiffel Tower to Marne-la-Vallée"! A decision bordering on heresy? No, let's make sure this April 1, 2021, “the Parisian is able to reveal the incredible secret agreement signed between the Île-de-France region and Walt Disney Productions”. The goal is to “make way for the Champ-de-Mars Olympic Games from July 26 to August 11, 2024”. And to explain that the transfer of the monument in the amusement park would make it possible to build a stadium of 35,000 places in the heart of the capital.

«Exclusif : on va déplacer la tour Eiffel à Marne-la-Vallée» ! Une décision qui frôle l'hérésie ? Non, assurons-nous ce 1er avril 2021, «le Parisien est en mesure de révéler l'incroyable accord secret signé entre la région Île-de-France et Walt Disney Productions». Le but, faire «place nette au Champ-de-Mars pour les Jeux Olympiques de 26 Juillet au 11 Aout 2024». Et d'expliquer que le transfert du monument dans le parc d'attraction permettrait de construire un stade de 35 000 places au cœur de la capitale.

"The decision to transfer is already arousing anger and amazement among Parisians." And to assure that we questioned some of them: "I find that scandalous", plague a certain Mrs. Didiouze. "The only thing we are not told is how much it will cost!" worries a fake Mr. Chouyouze, who takes to heart to offer an alternative solution, less expensive according to him: "Dismantle the tower and store it in hangars during the games"!

«La décision du transfert suscite déjà colère et stupéfaction chez les Parisiens.» Et d'assurer que nous en avons interrogé quelques-uns : «Je trouve cela scandaleux», peste une certaine Mme Didiouze. «La seule chose que l'on ne nous dit pas, c'est combien tout cela va coûter!» s'inquiète un faux M. Chouyouze, qui prend à cœur de proposer une solution alternative, moins onéreuse selon lui : «Démonter la tour et la ranger dans des hangars pendant les jeux» !

In reality too, the news caused a little wind of panic to blow among Parisians. At least until the midday newscast, recounting the farce.

Dans la réalité aussi, la nouvelle a fait souffler un petit vent de panique chez les Parisiens. Au moins jusqu'au Journal télévisé de la mi-journée, relatant la farce.

And remember you read it first on here.
Don't believe in this news at all.
 

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