Jun 2012

In Memoriam: Chris Lewis BH-3836
by TK-2257 on Sat Jun 02, 2012 10:46 am
Chris Lewis, BH-3836, passed away on Sunday, May 27th, 2012. Chris was a passionate trooper and a fierce friend who brought a smile to the face of those who knew him. The mission of the Legion reaching out to help children was a perfect fit to his character of community service. Star Garrison and the Legion as a whole will miss their brother-in-arms, but will not forget him as we carry him forever in our hearts.

You can read more about Chris' life at http://tinyurl.com/79qc5or

Support the "As You Wish" Project Now!
by Fleetfang on Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:27 am
The As You Wish Project Shirt is being offered for sale FOR ONE WEEK ONLY to help support our exhibit booth at Star Wars Celebration VI! Nearly 50 customized Boba Fett and Clonetrooper helmets from all over the world will be displayed there. More importantly, after Celebration VI the Make-A-Wish Foundation will be auctioning off these helmets on eBay! These shirts are only available until Friday, June 22nd so don't delay! http://moviepropsites.com/swag/aywshirt/

By purchasing a shirt, you are helping to support this project. All profits from these shirts will directly go to the costs associated with our booth at Celebration VI, and any leftover funds will be donated to Make-A-Wish. Thank you very much for your support!

Go Big or Go Home
by tuskentrooper on Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:48 pm
This August, the 501st Legion and are bringing a real monster to . Scheduled to make its world debut at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, daring fans will have the opportunity to have their photo taken in the grip of a full-scale replica of Jabba the Hutt's favorite pet Rancor. for the teaser video! Special thanks to (yes, that's their real name) for providing the materials to make it happen.

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