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Jan 28

501stCast Minicast: Know a Legion – Episode 1: Outer Rim Garrison

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016 in Interview, MiniCast

Host: Nicky Blum, DZ-8397

Guests:  Terry Chui, TD-2886

Post-Production: Joe Mignano, SL-12743

Welcome to a new interview series for the 501stCast called “Know a Legion”.
We hope to interview each 501st Legion unit and give you the opportunity to hear about them first hand.
For our first interview we’ll be speaking with Outer Rim Garrison, the 501st Legion unit for British Columbia, Canada

http://outerrimgarrison.com/
https://www.facebook.com/OuterRimSquad/
https://twitter.com/outerrim501st

 
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Jan 22

501stCast Episode 91: January 21st, 2016: The Jakku Experience

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2016 in Full Episodes, Interview

Dedicated to:
Justin Manning, ID-6872 from New England Garrison

Show Notes: Episode XCI (January 21st, 2016)

Hosts:   Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) & Joe (SL-12743)
Guest: Terry Chui (TD-2886)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Empire City Garrison troops School with Jack Wang (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison visits Police Precinct holiday party (Detention photo, Santa photo)
  • Reports from Bast Alpha Garrison- CASA Fundraiser & Christmas Festival Parade
  • Troopers send in your mission reports to podcast@501st.com, call our hotline at 828-419-0501 or post to our Facebook page.
  • Empire City Garrison invades Barclay’s Center (Harlem Globetrotters)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Toys of Hope Party
  • Empire City Garrison sends Lone Vader to Intrepid Museum’s Open House
  • The Force Awakens Premiere
  • Southern California Garrison helps Stuff a Bus with toys
  • Outpost Venezuela’s Hospital vist (photo)
  • Mountain Garrison spends Christmas Eve at Ronald McDonald House
  • Bast Alpha Garrison invades Wizard World New Orleans
  • Ohio Garrison appears at Star Wars Day
  • Empire City Garrison & Florida Garrison’s Hospital Visits
  • Central Garrison presents “Stormtrooper” bionic arm (article)
  • FLG’s Makaze Squad travels to California to present Sean with Honorary Membership (Sean’s Troopers Facebook page)
  • Outpost Croatia’s first Hospital Visit

Interview Series – Know a Legion
Outer Rim Garrison – Terry Chui, TD-2886
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Upcoming Events

  • Imperial Sands Garrison to appear at special Return of the Jedi screening
  • Imperial Sands Garrison to invade annual Air Show in El Centro
  • Star Wars Celebration Europe III – July 15th-17th (Member Link, Ticket Link)
  • See upcoming 501st events at Roqoo Depot

Shout Out

  • November 2015 Trooper of the Month Jen Belgin, ID-5361 from Georgia Garrison
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com


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Jan 5

501stCast Minicast: January 5th 2016: Meet Verona Blue, female Stormtrooper in TFA

Posted on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 in Interview, MiniCast

Host: Joe Mignano, SL-12743 and Nicky Blum, DZ-8397

GuestsVerona Blue, BH-418

Post-Production: Joe Mignano, SL-12743

Listen in as Joe & Nicky chat with the voice and 501st Legion member behind the first female Stormtrooper (besides Phasma) in the Star Wars films.

 
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Dec 15

501stCast Episode 90: December 15th, 2015: There’s been an Awakening…

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 in Full Episodes

Dedicated to:
Peter Allen, TI-77400 of New England Garrison and
Andy Sears TD6415 of UK Garrison

Show Notes: Episode XC (December 15th, 2015)

Hosts:   Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marc (SL-92585)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

  • R2-KT’s cameo in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens
  • German Garrison’s 15th anniversary montage (video)
  • New documentary on UK Garrison – Heroes of the Empire (teaser trailer)
  • Imperial Sands Garrison’s 1 year anniversary & Golden Boot Award winner
  • Another Great Lakes Garrison member on FaceOff (cast list)
  • Send your suggestions for topics to podcast@501st.com, call our hotline at 828-419-0501 or post to our Facebook page.

Mission Reports

Upcoming Events

  • Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens premiere
  • Denver Art Museum hosting Power of the Costume starting November 2016
  • See upcoming 501st events at Roqoo Depot

Shout Out

  • September 2015 Trooper of the Month Izra Guzman, TI-7613 from Skull Garrison
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com


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Oct 14

501stCast Episode 89: September 10th, 2015: Trooping the Summer Away

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 in Full Episodes

Dedicated to:
Charlie “SnoopyTrooper” Brown, TK-5648 of 70th Explorers Garrison
Dianna Ronald, ID-1774 of Canadian Garrison
and Dan Bergeron, SL 3967 of Wisconsin Garrison

Show Notes: Episode LXXXIX (September 10th, 2015)

Hosts:  Scott Allen (SL-9854), Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and  Ed Cook (TI-5335)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • LEGOLand Billund
  • Philippine Garrison storms ToyConPH (video)
  • New England Garrison supports One Man Star Wars Show
  • Star Wars & Baseball
    • Brooklyn Cyclones
    • Hudson Valley Renegades (photos)
    • NY Mets
    • Colorado Rockies
  • Library Mini Cons
  • Continuing to support Friend of the Legion “Weird” Al
  • Florida Garrison visits Gavin (his support page)
  • Empire City Garrison storms Long Island Toy Show
  • Star Garrison visits Zebra Imaging
  • Philippine Garrison troops at the Philippine General Hospital (video)
  • Hong Kong Disneyland Star Wars Fan Parade (photos)
  • Timberline Garrison supports Toys for Tots (video)
  • Timberline Garrison troops Back 2 School event
  • Mountain Garrison attends annual Buddy Walk
  • Force Friday
  • FanExpo Canada & Dragon*Con

Upcoming Events

  • Star Wars Reads Day IV
  • Star Wars Rebels Season 2 premiere
    • Steve Blum at the FanExpo Booth
  • Halloween events at the Zoo
  • Hauntings at the Hangar – Oct 31st
  • Comic Con Portugal – December 4th-6th
  • Long Beach Comic Con
  • Force Awakens Premiere
  • See upcoming 501st events at Roqoo Depot
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com

Shout Out

  • July 2015 Trooper of the Month Jason Tuttle, RC-3962 from Garrison Tyranus


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Jul 1

501stCast Episode 88: June 30th, 2015: But I Would Walk 501 Miles…

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Full Episodes, Interview, Special Report

Dedicated to:
Royd Leeman, TK-11132 of Dutch Garrison
Lance Moore, TK-31088 of Georgia Garrison
Janice Decker, ID-5259 of MidSouth Garrison
and Scott Boynton, TD-78947 of Star Garrison

Show Notes: Episode LXXXVIII (June 30th, 2015)

Hosts:  Scott Allen (SL-9854), Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and  Ed Cook (TI-5335)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Star Wars Celebration Anaheim
  • International Star Wars Day – May the Fourth
  • Weird Al’s Mandatory Tour (video – 70th Explores Garrison, video – Midsouth Garrison)
  • Walt Disney World’s Star Wars Weekends at Hollywood Studios
  • Great Lakes Garrison troops Motor City Comic Con (photos)
  • Russian Outpost storms Comic Con Saint Petersburg (photos)
  • Ohio Garrison at Star Wars Birthday Party
  • World Blood Drive Day
    • New England Garrison
    • Spanish Garrison
    • Terror Australis Garrison
  • Empire City Garrison troops Eternal Con
  • Matthew Tillyer gets his Pilot Wings (Facebook page, Huffington Post article, io9 article)
  • Empire City Garrison at the One Man Star Wars Show (photos)
  • United Kingdom Garrison’s TK-3440 climbs Ben Nevis (donation page)
  • Summer Reading Kick-Off with Empire City Garrison (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison troops at West Point (video)
  • Florida Garrison invades All Children’s Hospital (news article)

Upcoming Events

  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com


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Feb 26

501stCast Episode 87: February 23rd, 2015: Power of the Costume

Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2015 in Full Episodes

Dedicated to: Debora Rojas (DZ-13480) of Garrison Argentina

Show Notes: Episode LXXXVII (February 23rd, 2015)

Hosts:  Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Recent News

Mission Reports

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • Valter Santos, BH-3738 of Portuguese Outpost! He is Legion Trooper of the Month for December 2014.
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com


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Nov 4

501stCast Episode 86: October 27th, 2014: How much is passage to the Alderaan system?

Posted on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 in Full Episodes, Interview

Dedicated to: Scott “Cajunwolfe” Smith, IC-42167 of the 501st Legion’s Bast Alpha Garrison

Show Notes: Episode LXXXVI (October 27th, 2014)

Hosts:  Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Great Lakes Garrison troops Detroit Tigers Star Wars Night (group photo)
  • Rancho Obi-Wan’s 2nd Annual Fundraiser (article1, article2)
  • Star Wars Rebels screenings (GLG group photo)
  • Costa Rica Outpost and Outpost Venezuela walks for Breast Cancer research (Costa Rica event photo)
  • Empire City Garrison attends Walk Now for Autism (photo1, photo2, photo3, photo4)
  • Battle Pod Arcade Game debut in NYC (photo, SW.com article)
  • Star Wars Reads Day (ECG photos1, ECG photos2)
  • United Kingdom Garrison at the Golden Brickies (photos1, tweetpic)
  • New York Comic Con (March photo, B-a-T photo, booth photo)
  • Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (photos, Facebook page)
  • Cincinnati Comic Expo (group photo)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser (photos)
  • Russian Comic Con (photo)
  • Timberline Garrison troops Tree City Comic Con (photos)
  • Belgian Garrison exhibits at F.A.C.T.S. (photos)
  • Belgian Garrison appears at Brick Planet grand opening (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison visits Children’s Hospital (photo)

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • Thomas Gardner, TK-5940 of Carolina Garrison! He is Legion Trooper of the Month for June 2014.
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com


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Sep 30

501stCast Episode 85: September 30th, 2014: Star S’Mores!

Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 in Full Episodes, Interview

Dedicated to: Barbara Pallor (TI-1729) of the 501st Legion’s Austrian Garrison

Show Notes: Episode LXXXV (September 30th, 2014)

Hosts:  Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Scott Allen (SL-9854) and Ed Cook (TI-5335)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Recent News

  • Star S’Mores!
  • Send your suggestions for topics to podcast@501st.com, call our hotline at 828-419-0501 or post to our Facebook page.

Mission Reports

  • Northeast Remnant Garrison member sweeps 5km race
  • Mountain Garrison troops inaugural Colorado Rockies Star Wars Night
  • Belgian Garrison visits Fyxxilab’s Open Day (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison’s library visits (photos1, photos2)
  • Empire City Garrison troops at Subway’s birthday bash (article/photos)
  • Canadian Garrison rocked Fan Expo Toronto (video tour, GlobalTV video)
  • Alpine Garrison trooped Salt Lake Comic Con (news video)
  • Empire City Garrison attended the 106th Rescue Wing’s Family Fun Day (photos)
  • Central Garrison visits the Autism Center of Nebraska (photo)
  • Carolina Garrison trooper Florence Comic Con (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison stormed LEGOLand (photos)
  • Carolina Garrison helps Rebel Base celebrate 20 years (photos)
  • Garrison Excelsior guards the Darth Vader balloon (photos)
  • New England Garrison welcomes new member – TI-77400 (article1, article2)

Upcoming Events

  • Star Wars Rebels Screenings
  • Star Wars Reads Day – October 11th (DK website)
  • ZooBoos
  • Celebration VII news: 501st Legion Bash tickets on sale (members only link)
  • See upcoming 501st events at Roqoo Depot

Shout Out

  • Kenny Lim, TK-86421 of Singapore Garrison! He is Legion Trooper of the Month for May 2014.
  • Keith, IC-11878 of New England Garrison supports Be Like Brit Orphanage in Haiti.
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com


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Aug 28

501stCast Episode 84: August 27th, 2014: Filling in for the 501st Battalion

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Full Episodes

Dedicated to: Andreas Möller (SL-2677) of the 501st Legion’s German Garrison

Show Notes: Episode LXXXIV (August 27th, 2014)

Hosts:  Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Florida Garrison attends Dream Day (blog with photos)
  • Carolina Garrison storms Heroes Con
  • MidSouth Garrison celebrates Sonny’s last chemo
  • MidSouth Garrison attends Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser (photo)
  • Garrison Tyranus supports Ronald McDonald House
  • Costa Rica Outpost at Todos por Santi fundraiser
  • Empire City Garrison storms West Point (video)
  • Carolina Garrison at Victory Junction Camp
  • Empire City Garrison troops Lynbrook Public Library and Millbrook Library (photos)
  • Hong Kong Garrison attends HK High End AV show (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison storms the Long Island Toy Show
  • Outpost Venezuela troops Kid’s Day at Children’s Museum (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Intrepid’s Space and Science Festival (photos)
  • UK Garrison stars in Force for Change promotional video
  • Empire City Garrison attends MDA Summer Camp & Family Picnic (Vader as a firefighter, photos)
  • San Diego Comic Con
  • Empire City Garrison troops Giant Kids event at Camp Kiwi
  • Empire City Garrison storms 1st Responder Family Day
  • Garrison Excelsior troops Project Lifeskillz camp
  • Dutch Garrison attends Stichting Opkikker Fantasy Day (photos)
  • Outpost Venezuela participated in photo ops fundraiser

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • Brian Robinson, TK-2918, of Garrison Tyranus! He is Legion Trooper of the Month for April 2014.
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com


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