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501stCast Episode 51: January 9th, 2010: Welcome to Twenty-Ten Troopers

Show Notes: Episode LI (January 9th, 2010)

Hosts:  Joe Stevenson (TK-6064), Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and Jesse Sharrow (TK-9311)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and Dean Plantamura (TK-899)

Post-Production: Andy Fairbanks (ID-8169)

Recent News

  • Top 12 Troops of 2009
    • Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination Tour
    • 501st Invades LEGOland 2009
    • Ohio Garrison & Garrison Carida visit Jeff Romanoff & Eric Seeman
    • Robot Chicken Skate Tour
    • Star Wars: The Old Republic announcement at E3
    • 501st helps open NY Stock Exchange
    • Star Wars: A Musical Journey & Star Wars: In Concert Tours
    • Today Show’s Halloween Special
    • The Inaugural 501st Cruise & TrooperFest
    • Trooping the White House with President Obama
    • Nordic Garrison troops in Moscow
    • Trooping the Great Wall of China
  • 501stCast Holiday Special
  • Star Wars Weekends 2010 dates announced
  • 501st TK Helmet Project updates
  • 501st member on the Uncle Milton SW Science Electrobinocular packaging
  • New Honorary Member – Kevin Liell
  • German Garrison’s new trading card set
  • 501st members spotted in Glamour magazine (article,
  • The Family Guy’s Something Something Something Dark Side on DVD
  • Well Wishes for Kevin Graham (zazzle site)

Mission Reports

Upcoming Events

  • Midwest Garrison’s 10th Anniversary Formal on January 23rd
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison to troop One Man Star Wars show January 30th
  • 501st visits libraries for February recess
  • 501st units at Hockey games
    • New England Garrison will be at the Worcester Sharks game on January 10th
    • Carolina Garrison will be at the Fayetteville FireAntz game on January 16th
    • New England Garrison will be at the UMass Lowell game on January 23rd
    • Garrison Excelsior will be at the Binghamton Senators game on January 23th
    • Great Lakes Garrison will be at the Port Huron Icehawks game on January 30th
    • Ohio Garrison will be at the Youngstown Phantoms game on February 6th
    • Garrison Excelsior will be at the Rochester Americans game on February 20th
    • Great Lakes Garrison will be at the Grand Rapids Griffins game on March 6th
    • New England Garrison will be at the Lowell Devils game on March 19th
  • Garrison Tyranus invites fans to Shevacon 2010


  • Shout-Out
  • Give-Away/Trivia Question

Unit Anniversaries

  • Alpine Garrison – 7th Anniversary – in January
  • Icelandic Outpost (which consists of Hilmir, SL-5269) – 7th Anniversary – in January
  • Sith Lord Detachment – 5th Anniversary – in January
  • Belgian Garrison’s Prospectors Squad – 1st Anniversary – January 8th
  • Dune Sea Garrison’s Judland Wastes Squad – 2nd Anniversary – January 14th
  • Terror Australis Garrison – 6th Anniversary – January 18th
  • Malaysia-Brunei Outpost – 4th Anniversary – January 23rd

Honorary Member Birthdays

  • Lucasfilm Artist Randy Martinez – January 7th
  • Author Terry Brooks – January 8th
  • Star Wars and Comic Artist Tommy Lee Edwards – January 8th
  • Ewok Glider Pilot Felix Silla – January 11th
  • Voice of Darth Vader James Earl Jones – January 17th
  • A New Hope’s Lt. Pol Treidum Peter Sumner – January 29th
  • Author Matthew Stover – January 29th

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