Growing number of recruits from Latin America joining French Foreign Legion

Posted on October 13, 2013 • Filed under: Latin America News, Police/Military Activity reported…The Foreign Legion is the only unit of the French Army open to people of any nationality. All members of the Foreign Legion are men; women are not permitted to join. Most legionnaires still come from European countries but a growing percentage comes from Latin America. Most of the Foreign Legion’s commissioned officers are French with approximately 10% being former Legionnaires who have risen through the ranks. Read Article

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