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My first troop was a special in house ''Clone Wars'' sneak preview for '''Turner Studio / Cartoon Network''' to promote the first season of the ''Clone Wars - Animated series''.
My first troop was a special in house ''Clone Wars'' sneak preview for '''Turner Studio / Cartoon Network''' to promote the first season of the ''Clone Wars - Animated series''.
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In January of 2009, I was elected as Commanding Officer of the [http://www.ga501st.com Georgia Garrison]. and served two terms as the CO of Georgia. in 2009 and 2010 I also served as the Executive Officer of the Clone Troopers Detachment under Jason Rucci. I was asked by DL Mark Haskell to assume the role of XO for the Sith Lord Detachment on 2009 and continued in as the Sith Lords XO until I assumed the Detachment Leader position of the Clone Troopers Detachment after a special election in 2010. I was elected Legion Commanding Officer in February of 2011.  
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In January of 2009, I was elected as Commanding Officer of the [http://www.ga501st.com Georgia Garrison]. and served two terms as the CO of Georgia. in 2009 and 2010 I also served as the Executive Officer of the [http://www.501st.com/databank/Costuming:CRL#Clone_Trooper_Detachment Clone Troopers Detachment] under Jason Rucci. I was asked by DL Mark Haskell to assume the role of XO for the [http://www.501st.com/databank/Costuming:CRL#Sith_Lord_Detachment Sith Lord Detachment] on 2009 and continued in as the Sith Lords XO until I assumed the Detachment Leader position of the Clone Troopers Detachment after a special election in 2010. I was elected Legion Commanding Officer in February of 2011.  
Since I became a member of the 501st.  my entire family, mostly at the insistence of my daughter have all joined the Legion as [http://www.501st.com/members/displaymemberdetails.php?userID=10357 TA-5457], [http://www.501st.com/members/displaymemberdetails.php?userID=11110 BH-9307], and [http://www.501st.com/members/displaymemberdetails.php?userID=13473 BH-4993].
Since I became a member of the 501st.  my entire family, mostly at the insistence of my daughter have all joined the Legion as [http://www.501st.com/members/displaymemberdetails.php?userID=10357 TA-5457], [http://www.501st.com/members/displaymemberdetails.php?userID=11110 BH-9307], and [http://www.501st.com/members/displaymemberdetails.php?userID=13473 BH-4993].

Revision as of 21:45, 23 September 2011

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Bio

I'm Kris Kuipers with Legion ID# 6247. At the urging of my then 16 year old daughter Patricia (now BH-9307) I joined the 501st Legion in February 2008 as Republic Commando "Boss" so "she" could troop Toy's for Tots events with the Georgia Garrison.

My first troop was a special in house Clone Wars sneak preview for Turner Studio / Cartoon Network to promote the first season of the Clone Wars - Animated series.

In January of 2009, I was elected as Commanding Officer of the Georgia Garrison. and served two terms as the CO of Georgia. in 2009 and 2010 I also served as the Executive Officer of the Clone Troopers Detachment under Jason Rucci. I was asked by DL Mark Haskell to assume the role of XO for the Sith Lord Detachment on 2009 and continued in as the Sith Lords XO until I assumed the Detachment Leader position of the Clone Troopers Detachment after a special election in 2010. I was elected Legion Commanding Officer in February of 2011.

Since I became a member of the 501st. my entire family, mostly at the insistence of my daughter have all joined the Legion as TA-5457, BH-9307, and BH-4993.

History

  • Joined the 501st in February 2008.
  • Commanding Officer Georgia Garrison 2009, 2010.
  • Executive Officer Clone Troopers Detachment 2009, 2010.
  • Executive Officer Sith Lords Detachment 2009, 2010
  • Clone Troopers Detachment Leader: 2010.
  • Legion Commanding Officer March 2011 - present

Costumes

  • Republic Commando "Boss"
  • Darth Vader, Empire Strikes Back
  • Stormtrooper, Empire Strikes Back, Hero, Expert Infantry Badge (EIB)
  • Kilted Trooper Brigade (unapproved)

Favorite Troops

  • Atlanta St. Patrick's Day Parades, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Star Wars and More, The Music of John Williams 2009
  • Children's Hospitals of Atlanta Christmas Parade, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Where Science Meets the Imagination Huntsville Space and Rocket Center 2010

Favorite Events

  • Dragon*Con, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Connooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Celebration V, Orlando

Legion Profile RC-6247

Personal tools
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