Sat., 6/4: Joliet Library Star Wars Day (Joliet, IL)
We are proud to now welcome back the Joliet Library Star Wars Day (7). (THE WORLDS LARGEST PUBLIC LIBRARY STAR WARS DAY EVENT IN THE WORLD).
Sun., 6/5: Wish to be a Jedi (Chicago, IL)
The Make-A-Wish Foundation has reached out to us to help grant a wish.
Sat., 6/11: Peoria Chief's Star Wars Night (Peoria, IL)
Follow the link for more information
Fri., 6/17: The Force Awakens Movie in the Park (Troy, IL)
Troy is having a free showing to the public of episode 7.
Sat., 6/25: Southern Illinois Miners Professional Baseball-Star Wars Night (Marion, IL)
The Garrison has been asked back for the Southern Illinois Miners Star Wars Night #3.
7/8: New Lenox Relay for Life (New Lenox, IL)
7/9: SW Night at Rivets Baseball Game (Loves Park, IL)
7/16: Comic Book Mania Con (Elgin, IL)
8/19: CIL-Con Event (Mattoon, IL)
8/27: 2nd Annual KCS Memorial (Lemont, IL)
May the Fourth be with you, and may this news delight you
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January 2016 Trooper of the Month
The 501st Legion extends its heartfelt congratulations to our January 2016 Trooper of the Month winner: Kevin Chamberlain, SL-4035 of Redback Garrison. http://i.imgur.com/HQQhn3B.jpg?1 Recently standing down as GCO of Redback Garrison...
You can be a Force For Change
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2016 started off as a rough year for Landen Palatino. Landen suffered multiple seizures that lead to the discovery of a tumor in his brain. After surgery removed the tumor, Landen was diagnosed with glioblastoma brain cancer - an aggressive form of...
An extraterrestrial from the planet Vulcan
We are pleased to announce the completion of a new set of standards for Darth Vader: Back To The Future, as well as our first completed BTTF Vader. Congratulations to SL-77104 Cueloopz! http://i.imgur.com/cNvzkYi.png?1 The full...
Reinforcements have arrived.
The 501st recently met 7-year old Star Wars fan, Jake, at the MCM Birmingham Comic Con last weekend. Jake is disabled and has had a difficult time at school lately, so Jake?s father arranged to introduce Jake and his brother to the 501st. The UK...
May the luck of the Irish be with you!
Lá Fhéile Pádraig "Happy St. Patrick's Day from the 501st Legion. We hope you will join us in the celebrations we are attending across the world, and wish our Stormtroopers a bit of Irish luck with their aim." - 501st Ireland Garrison...
Legion Spotlight: Neon City Garrison
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501st Elects New Legion Commanding Officer
The Legion's 2016 election has drawn to a close, with many exciting changes coming to Legion staff members worldwide. 2016 greets a new Legion Commanding Officer - Bryon Mesarch, TK 2390. Bryon comes to us from Indiana's Northern Darkness Garrison,...