Monthly Archives: April 2014

501stCast Minicast: April 17th 2014: The Galactic Academy – judge us by our size do not

Host: Nicky Blum, DZ-8397

GuestsAlbin Johnson, TK-210 and William Tatsch, ID-9076

Post-Production: Scott Allen, SL-9854

Listen in as I chat with Leaders from The Galactic Academy – the international Star Wars costuming club for kids!

Discussion highlights:

The Galactic Academy website and Facebook page

Email –

Blog on

Campuses on Facebook and their emails:

Events page

Coming Soon – kid sized costuming resources

Anti-Bullying Initiative

Where to get your Galactic Academy patches –

Look for a big Galactic Academy presence at Celebration: Anaheim

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501stCast Episode 81: April 14th, 2014: The Emperor & Laddie Show

Dedicated to: Heidi Nicole Peterson, TI-1938 from Old Line Garrison

Show Notes: Episode LXXXI (April 14th, 2014)

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

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Contributor: Aaron Sharp (TK-3989)

Guests: Alan Ladd, Jr., Albin Johnson and William Tatsch, Matthew Brown, TK-59090, The Emperor

Post-Production: Scott Allen (SL-9854)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Singapore Garrison troops with Singapore Symphony Orchestra (photos, video)
  • Great Lakes Garrison at Grand Rapids Griffins annual Star Wars Night (photos)
  • Georgia Garrison walks the Heroes for Heroes Walk (photo)
  • Carolina Garrison supports Texas Roadhouse’s Kid’s Night (photos)
  • Garrison Titan troops Emerald City Comicon (photos by Danny Ngan)
  • Empire City Garrison visits South Huntington Library (photos1, photos2)
  • Costa Rica Outpost celebrates 7th anniversary by trooping Hospital (photo)
  • Star Wars Day at California’s LEGOland
  • Autism Walks
    • Bast Alpha Garrison deployed to Autism Walk & Family Fun Day (photos)
    • Mexican Garrison attends Autism Walk (photo)
  • Redback Garrison troops Supanova in Queensland (Smart Pups, Rockband video)
  • Pacific Outpost troops Kawaii Kon
  • Hong Kong Garrison troops Aberdeen premiere (interview, photo1, photo2)

Interview with Alan Ladd Jr.

Alan Ladd Jr. Documentary “Laddie” Kickstarter Page

Upcoming Events

Interview with The Galactic Academy

Listen to the full mini-cast here.

Shout Out

  • Jason Boyd, TD-5945, from Carolina Garrison! He is Legion Trooper of the Month for January 2014.
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to

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