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Brand new genuine issue * FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION DIVER QUALIFICATION BADGE HIGHEST LEVEL 4 * COMMANDOS DE RECHERCHE ET D' ACTION DANS LA PROFONDUER 2nd REGIMENT ETRANGER DE PARCHUTISTES.
This badge showing a Spartan Warrior riding on the back of a fish with Spear and Shield on the attack, is a must in any Special Forces collection, guaranteed 100% original issue, this genuine badge is hallmarked (makers marked) ARTHUS-BERTRAND PARIS GS 188. Measuring a large 5.5cm or 2 inches by 4.5cm or 1 3/4 inches in height. For each level optained one Gold plated star is added., 3 stars is the highest obtainable, it means you have reached Master Diver status.
The 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (French: 2e Régiment Étranger de Parachutistes, 2e REP) is an Elite Airborne Commando Regiment in the French Foreign Legion. It is a part of the 11e Brigade Parachutiste and the spearhead of the French Rapid reaction force. Know through out the world as the toughest Army in the world, and rightly so.
Unit History:The 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (French: 2e Régiment étranger de parachutistes, 2e REP) is an airborne regiment of the French Foreign Legion, stationed at Camp Raffalli near the town of Calvi on the island of Corsica, just south of mainland France. It is part of the 11th Parachute Brigade and the spearhead of the French Rapid reaction force.
The regiment is composed of around 1140 men organized into 8 companies and a reserve unit of 60 men.
Compagnie de commandement et de logistique (CCL) - Command and Logistics Company
Compagnie d'administration et de soutien (CAS) - Administrative and Support Company
Compagnie d'éclairage et d'appui (CEA) - Reconnaissance & Support Company (recce, anti-tank, sniper & pathfinder sections)
1er CIE - 1st Company (specialises in Urban warfare) (a command section and 4 combat sections)
2e CIE - 2nd Company (specialises in Mountain warfare) (a command section and 4 combat sections)
3e CIE - 3rd Company (specialises in Amphibious warfare) (a command section and 4 combat sections)
4e CIE - 4th Company (specialises in sniping and demolitions) (a command section and 4 combat sections)
5e Compagnie de maintenance (5e CM) - 5th Maintenance Company (formed August 1994)
6e Compagnie (6e CIE) - Reserve Unit (founded July 2001 upon the dissolution of the 173rd Infantry Regiment of Corsica)
Some members of the 2e REP belong to the Commando Parachute Group - Groupement Commando Parachutiste which is a special forces unit of the 11th Parachute Brigade of the French army. While GCP members of other units wear the parachutist's red beret, the 2e REP GCP members conserves the green beret of the French Foreign Legion.
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