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501st Legion Costume Standards - First Order Stormtrooper
It?s been five months since we released our official CRL for the First Order Stormtrooper and a mere two months since The Force Awakens debuted, but the 501st Legion already has 137 approved kits out there protecting the galaxy from the insidious...

November 2015 Trooper of the Month
The 501st Legion extends its heartfelt congratulations to our November 2015 Trooper of the Month winner, Jen Belgin, aka BH 5361! http://i.imgur.com/H61lM7U.jpg In November 2015, Jen planned a formal event for the Georgia Garrison to...

The Legion Logo and R2-KT Appear in The Force Awakens
The 501st Legion extends its appreciation to J. J. Abrams, Lucasfilm and Disney for honoring us in The Force Awakens by including a variation of the Legion logo hanging proudly from a flag on the exterior of Maz Kanata's castle on the planet Takodana....

The 501st is Ready for the Awakening
http://www.501st.com/images/homepage/JJTFApremiere.png The eve of a new Star Wars film is finally upon us. We in the 501st Legion hope that you are as excited about the new film as we are! To show it, Garrisons & Outposts across...

Stormtrooper Armor Stops Bullying Yet Again
http://501stlegion.org/images/homepage/layla.png Layla is yet another young girl who was teased at school for liking Star Wars amongst other "boy" things. As a result of the bullying, Layla began to lose herself. She stopped...

Stormtrooper?s ?501 Mile Walk? to Finish on the Golden Gate
http://501stlegion.org/images/homepage/doyleggg.jpg On August 15, 2015, at 7am in the morning, 501st Central Garrison member Kevin Doyle (TK-172) will cross the Golden Gate Bridge escorted by a garrison of fellow stormtroopers. Kevin?s...

501st Legion Crafts Armor for Disabled Boy
http://501stlegion.org/images/homepage/tillyer.jpg Matthew Tillyer is an alert and positive 13 year old Carlsbad, California boy who, in December 2013, went from a typically active kid to unable to walk after unexpected complications from...

Welcome to the Legion, Corey Dee Williams!
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Corey-Dee-Wiiliams-554_zps2vzj0t3j.jpg "I?ve just made a deal that'll keep the Empire here forever." At Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, members of...

In Memoriam: Janice Decker ID-5259
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g395/MidwestGarrison/Legion%20Command/Janice%20Decker%20ID%205259_zpssmkbbzfx.jpg On the 9th of April, 2015 Janice Decker (ID 5259) of the MidSouth Garrison? passed away after a brief but fierce...

The 501st Legion Trooper of the Month for February 2015
In February, Tyrene Teo, BH-80666 of the Singapore Garrison , organized troopers from four 501st units, the Rebel Legion, and the Galactic Academy for the Chingay Parade in Singapore, one of the largest street performance and float parades in Asia....

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