Upcoming Events
Sat., 2/14: Birthday Party (Aurora, IL)
Top Secret

Thu., 2/19: Adler After Dark (Chicago, IL)
Adler has invited us back for a third year!

Sat., 2/21: Thunder Hockey (Bloomington, IL)
The Garrison has been invited to join the Blooming ton Thunder for their first Star Wars night!

Sat., 2/21: Darth Vader #1 at Challenger's (Chicago, IL)
Our friends over at Challenger's Comics in Chicago have chosen to do their in-store event around the launch of Darth Vader #1 next month!

Sun., 2/22: Blue and Gold Banquet (Oswego, IL)
We have been requested to attend the Cub Scout Pack 336 Blue and Gold Banquet. We can interact with the kids (both young and old) as well as pose for photos.

3/21: Library Comic Con (Schaumburg, IL)

3/21: Interplanetar 5K Run (Peoria, IL)

3/21: Birthday Party (Schaumburg, IL)

4/11: Library Star Wars Day (East Peoria, IL)

4/24: C2E2 2015 (Chicago, IL)

 
Legion News
In Memoriam: Debora Rojas DZ-13480
On the 26th of January, 2015, Debora Rojas (DZ-13480) of the 501st Legion?s Garrison Argentina , walked on to a world of peace and love. Debora is remembered for her charisma, unyielding sympathy, and companionship. She embraced the 501st Legion and...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for November 2014
The Legion Trooper of the Month for November 2014 was chosen from two very worthy candidates: Matthew Morley, TK-4108 of Old Line Garrison , and Terry Chui, TK-2886 of Outer Rim Garrison! Both men have given hours and hours of their time, regularly...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for October 2014
The Legion had no less than five nominations for Trooper of the Month in October 2014: Daniele Alfonzo, DZ-3364 of Italica Garrison , who has put his organizational skills have made events far, far easier for his fellow troopers; Adam Cannon, TX-2943...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for September 2014
September saw two nominations for Legion Trooper of the Month. Jim Cembrook, SL-7287 of Florida Garrison , headed up a Legion-wide merchandise run of police-style badges, so that our members can better keep Order in the galaxy. Handling a massive...

501st Mission Spotlight: Crocus Expo, Moscow
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/RussianOutpost-Troopers_zps829ca013.jpg At the beginning of October, the 501st Legion's Russian Outpost had their main event of this year - the first true...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for August 2014
There were no less than four nominees for August's Legion Trooper of the Month! Every one of them has gone out of their way (in some cases literally!) for the benefit of their local unit and for the 501st as a whole. This month's title went to Nicky...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for July 2014
We had three nominees for Legion Trooper of the Month for July 2014, and each of them has gone above and beyond the call of duty. Andrew Kudryavtsev, TK-25007 of the Russian Outpost was nominated for designing and building a professional-grade, Death...

In Memoriam: Scott Smith TI-42167
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/ScottSmith-554crop_zpsc86446ae.jpg Scott "Cajunwolfe" Smith, IC-42167 of the 501st Legionā??s Bast Alpha Garrison, passed away on the 5th of...

501st Mission Spotlight: Induction of TI-77400
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/PeterAllen-Line-up_zpsbd695349.jpg What started out as a simple request to have someone recognized as an honorary member of the New England Garrison quickly...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for June 2014
In June, we had two Legion Trooper of the Month nominees: Thomas Gardner of Carolina Garrison and Jody McQuarters of the Midwest Garrison . Both troopers have been instrumental in long-term planning for major events within their units. It's this kind...

 
Neighboring Units
Wisconsin Garrison
Wisconsin

Bloodfin Garrison
Indiana

Midsouth Garrison
Kentucky & Tennessee

Central Garrison
N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Minnesota, & Iowa

70th Explorers Garrison
Kansas & Missouri

Northern Darkness Garrison
Northern 22 counties of Indiana

Nar Shadaa Base
Rebel Legion - Wisconsin & Illinois

 
Event Calendar
NOTE:
  • An event only appears on the calendar below once it has been confirmed and all details set. Days that appear to be free below may already have events in the planning stages under way.
  • At least a month's advanced notice is appreciated for event planning. As a reminder, we are not professional entertainers or actors and all of our activities are done on a volunteer basis only.
  • Even with a free day and sufficient advanced notice, we cannot guarantee availability for events, again due to the fact that we are all volunteers who do this in our spare time.
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Direct link to topic thread on our forum. Most are restricted to 501st/Rebel Legion members only due to private planning details. Members must log onto the forum to view the topic thread.
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Events for May 20, 2012

High School Band Concert :: Dixon, IL

Dixon High School is having their final concert of the year and are planning to include the Star Wars marches as their grandiose finale. The band director has asked for a few members of the MWG to attend
May ToyCon Show :: Bridgeview, IL

This year is a 20 year celebration of Toy Con and at the May show they are having a special "Star Wars" show.
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