French Forces in Combined Resolve Exercise

05/21/2014
05/21/2014: French Engineers from the 31st Engineer Regiment construct a wire obstacle while coming under attack from OPFOR during Combined Resolve II. Credit:131st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment:5/19/14 The U.S. Army's European Rotational Force is participating as well in a major exercise alongside NATO allies and partner-nation forces at the Army's…

SP-MAGTF Crisis Response Marines Conduct Exercise with French Legionnaires

11/02/2013
11/01/2013: Recently, the Special Purpose MAGTF with its Ospreys landed in France for training with French forces. [slidepress gallery='sp-magtf-crisis-response-marines-conduct-live-fire-with-french-legionnaires']  Credit:24th Marine Expeditionary Unit:10/19/13 In the first photo, U.S. Marine, left, with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response spots rounds for a French Legionnaire with the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment…

Air Mobility: A Proven Concept for the French Forces

07/24/2012
2012-07-23  In this piece translated from the French. General Patrick Tanguy one of the architects of modern Army aviation con-ops discusses the modern air mobility concept relied upon by the French forces, and highlighted in Libyan and Afghan operations. General Tanguy is on the editorial board of our partner publication…

With the French Forces In Afghanistan: At Crucial Point of Transition

06/26/2012
06/26/12: Second Line of Defense’s Murielle Delaporte recently spent ten days with the French forces in Afghanistan on the ground.   We interviewed her today by phone, just after her return to Paris.  She returned on the same plane with the dead and wounded from the Taliban terrorist attack in Kapisa.…