ALERT LINE
How to Start a New Life in the French Foreign Legion | New Republic

How to Start a New Life in the French Foreign Legion | New Republic

Military service is often the chosen path of those with a patriotic calling. But for the men of the French Foreign Legion, the country they’re trained to fight and die for isn’t their own. Volunteers come from all over the world—Panama, Slovakia, the United States—to be sent to some of the most far-flung and dangerous posts occupied by French forces: Afghanistan. Somalia. Chad.

Source: How to Start a New Life in the French Foreign Legion | New Republic