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Celebrating Star Wars in Orlando
23 Mar 2017 | 6:19 pm EDT
https://origin.501st.com/celebration/Star-Wars-Celebration-Death-Star.jpg It’s the 20th Anniversary of the 501st Legion, and we’re inviting fellow fans to celebrate with us as Star Wars Celebration returns to Orlando, Florida! From... ( Read More )

Troopers That Go the Extra Parsec
4 Feb 2017 | 12:30 am EST
Today, I would like to honor eight 501st Legion members from around the world for their great deeds. In 2016, the 501st Legion set up an endowment with both Make-A-Wish America and Make-A-Wish International - the first endowment to bridge both... ( Read More )

Carrie Fisher 1956 - 2016
2 Jan 2017 | 4:46 pm EST
The 501st Legion honors actress, author, and Honorary Member, Carrie Fisher. Carrie was a friend and hero to the 501st, sharing her famous wit and charm with our members countless times over the years. Carrie's untimely departure was a blow to the... ( Read More )

"Never Tell Her The Odds"
24 Dec 2016 | 1:26 pm EST
Kathlyn Chassey is a 24-year-old Star Wars fan battling Cystic Fibrosis, a life-threatening lung disease. Her condition has progressed to the point where she will not survive without a lung transplant. After being initially denied her life-saving... ( Read More )

A Fine Start
2 Nov 2016 | 11:42 pm EDT
If you’re reading this, we probably owe you a lot of thanks. Over the past six weeks we have promoted our first public t-shirt sale in support of Make-A-Wish, and we have been continually shocked, humbled, and overwhelmed with the show of support... ( Read More )

501st Make-A-Wish T-Shirt Fundraiser Begins
21 Sep 2016 | 9:20 pm EDT
The 501st is breaking new ground to support the 501st Legion Make-A‐Wish Endowment Fund. To raise funds for Make-A-Wish, we have opened our t-shirt sales to the public for the first time. Now you can show your support for Make-A-Wish by buying your... ( Read More )

Introducing The 501st Legion Make-A-Wish Endowment Fund
24 Aug 2016 | 1:16 pm EDT
The 501st Legion announces today our commitment to a first-of-its kind international endowment in a unique partnership with Make‐A‐Wish: The 501st Legion Make-A‐Wish Endowment Fund. This endowment fund intends to empower Make-A-Wish to grant... ( Read More )

Walk This Way
30 Jul 2016 | 4:10 pm EDT
A newly-formed 501st Legion squad has been deployed in the Louisville, KY area just in time for this weekend’s FandomFest . Derby City Squad has hit the ground running on their debut event and rolled out a completed AT-ST walker, affectionately... ( Read More )

A Busy Weekend
8 Jul 2016 | 12:34 am EDT
-- Incoming Transmission from 501st Legion New England Garrison: Wow! Talk about a busy weekend! The New England Garrison, which represents the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island is coming off what may have been... ( Read More )

When a child's wish is something incredible
27 Jun 2016 | 2:32 pm EDT
Members of the 501st Midwest Garrison Garrison responded to a call for help from Make-A-Wish Illinois to help grant brave young William his greatest wish: To become a Jedi and defeat Darth Vader. Joining forces with the Rebel Legion's Nar Shaddaa... ( Read More )

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