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Camp Raffalli, Calvi

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3Cie REP (29 years apart). My photo...February 1993 on the border of Somalia and Ethiopian. The last Transall 160 back to Djibouti. Present day...boarding a Airbus A400 Atlas for a jump Calvi 2021. Don't fool yourself. Missions D'Assistance Exterieure is what you want...
 

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There is an article in today's Figaro...havent had time to read it myself, if some one can post a link up in the, 'La Legion in the media', thread ? Ta in advance
L.P.C.
 

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regimental colours/ drapeau du 2REP arriving in Calvi for the first time July 1967...
I was there ten years later..a very basic parachute training centre for the REP. Now as I see it on google a swimming pool and all kinds of clubs! Much has changed!! Good to see some of us are still around! Cheers mate!
 

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I was there ten years later..a very basic parachute training centre for the REP. Now as I see it on google a swimming pool and all kinds of clubs! Much has changed!! Good to see some of us are still around! Cheers mate!
I Mark, I take it that you would have gone to the old outdoor swimming pool that was filled with sea water in the day. I forget the name of the village it was in, it may even have depended on the commune of Lumio.
 

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I was there ten years later..a very basic parachute training centre for the REP. Now as I see it on google a swimming pool and all kinds of clubs! Much has changed!! Good to see some of us are still around! Cheers mate!
thanks Mark, LPN my brother...we can all relate to this...
 

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A satellite photo of the island of Corsica. Can anybody spot the Bay of Calvi?
Cut it in half down the middle top to bottom I would say around 10 o’clock ok don’t no why but never new it went by the name Bay of Calvi just some morning after a few Ks it looked a long beach to go running on !
 

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Cut it in half down the middle top to bottom I would say around 10 o’clock ok don’t no why but never new it went by the name Bay of Calvi just some morning after a few Ks it looked a long beach to go running on !
I remember that in the carnet de saut, it was written as the golfe de Calvi. Which naturally led to a lot of comments about having jumped into the Golfe.
 

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Cut it in half down the middle top to bottom I would say around 10 o’clock ok don’t no why but never new it went by the name Bay of Calvi just some morning after a few Ks it looked a long beach to go running on !
that long beach...hello to all the Anciens 'LPN
 

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