Minister attends legion celebrations

FIGHTING MEN: Soldiers of the Spanish Legion based in Viator.

THE Spanish Legion celebrated its 95th anniversary at the Alvarez de Sotomayor base in Viator.

A military parade was presided over by Spain’s Defence Minister Pedro Morenes and attended by more than 3,000 people.

The event brought home how well the legion is loved by Spanish society, Morenes declared. “That is an enormous reward for our dedication and work,” he said.

The minister also presented Lt Gen Agustin-Muñoz Grandes with the prestigious Spanish Legion Prize.


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