The French Foreign Legion is a military service branch of the French Army established in 1831. Legionnairies are highly trained infantry soldiers and the Legion is unique in that it is open to foreign recruits willing to join the French Armed Forces. It also appears as one of the primary antagonistic factions in the television series, The Legend of Tarzan. Additionally, Lieutenant Colonel Staquait is the supreme martinet and law of the Legion. The French Foreign Legion plays a supporting role in the villain tournaments.