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Military funeral honors to the private 1st class Vinkovic

The 2nd REP pay tribute to the legionnaire private 1st class Ivan Vinkovic, in the camp Raffali in the morning of Wednesday May 16th 2012

The ceremony was chaired by brigadier Christophe de Saint Chamas, commander the french foreign legion, assisted by sirs Ange Santini, mayor of Calvi and Stéphane Donnot, sub-prefect of the district of Calvi.

This tribute was preceded by a religious ceremony at 8:15 am in the chapel of the camp.

On Friday, May 11th, 2012 late in the afternoon, within the framework of a strategic training of The section antitank of CEA of the 2nd REP, a vehicle of the armored front fell over to the ravine, between Centu Mezzini and Ficajola village on the DR 63th. the legionnaire private first class IVAN VINKOVIC, 22 years old native from Croatia has died during the accident. Four legionnaires who were in the vehicle, were wounded but not seriously.

Origin: 2° Régiment étranger de parachutistes

Rights : Légion étrangère

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