Sunday, July 15, 2012

French soldiers and their missions

French cavalryman on the Champs Elysées yesterday morning before the Bastille Day Parade in Paris, France. The medals give an idea how much expeditionary work a young French soldier is likely to see: Tchad (Chad), Liban (Lebanon), Arme Blindée (Armor) and Missions d’Assistance Extérieure (Foreign Assistance Mission), Operations Exterieures (Foreign Operations), Ex.Yougoslavie (Ex-Yugoslavia), Tchad / RCA (Chad / CAR [Central African Republic]). And it seems his unit is not one of those that has served in Afghanistan.

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