Category Archives: Full Episodes

501stCast Classics: Episode 2: November 14th, 2007: The Mighty Jabba

Show Notes: Episode II (November 14th, 2007, re-released March 23rd, 2017)

Hosts: Dean (TK-899), Varza (DZ-8722) and Lor (TK-7883)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Rich Sigfrit (IC-9577) (for original release), Joe Mignano (SL-12743) (for re-release)

Recent News & Upcoming Events

  • 501stCast joins MySpace [Currently only on Facebook & Twitter]
  • New England Garrison’s Jabba the Hutt [Now resides at Rancho Obi-Wan]
    • Jabba’s “tongue test” video
    • Interview with Brian, TK-7602
  • Mexican Garrison troops at Flood Relief Center and for disaster recovery efforts
  • Terror Australis Garrison’s charity auction helmet
  • Garrison Carida accepted Community Service Award
  • Shout out from D’Argo (webisode)
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A Different Point of View

  • Episode 6 “My Pal, Palpatine”

Mission Reports

  • Garrison Titan troops Trunk or Treat
  • Midwest Garrison invades Where Science Meets Imagination exhibit
  • Malaysia-Brunei Outpost troops MySciFiFan Halloween Party
  • Outpost Bolivia’s First Event
  • Florida Garrison pulls a plane for Ronald McDonald House (photo)

Shout Out

  • 501st Fast Facts in Star Wars Insider #96 online
  • Contest/Give-Away – Congrats to winner Guillaume Perrin!
  •  Anniversary/Milestones
    • Italica Garrison – 6th anniversary

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501stCast Episode 101: March 8th, 2017: Utinni!

Show Notes: Episode CI (March 8th, 2017)

Dedicated to:
Dennis Wolff, TK-8112, German Garrison
Richard Geiger, TB-1866, Garrison Carida

Hosts: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743), Marcus (TK-14057) & Jamie (TK-67076)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

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

Mission Reports

  • Star Garrison’s Central TX Squad cheers the CFF Tower Run and Climb (photo collage)
  • Old Line Garrison visits John Hopkins Hospital
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison attends Embrace Kids Foundation Star Wars party (video)
  • Imperial Sands Garrison storms the Discover the Desert event (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison visits Stony Brook University Hospital
  • Costa Rica Outpost attends I Am Brave party (photos)
  • Columbia Outpost visits local hospital
  • Old Line Garrison troops Pack 169’s Blue & Gold Diner (Star Wars desserts)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Pack 121’s Blue and Gold Dinner
  • Outer Rim Garrison troops Stair Climb for Clean Air (photos, video)
  • Philippine Garrison visits Eli (Facebook, GoFundMe)
  • Diamond Garrison goes bowling (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison braves the Polar Plunge (photos)

Upcoming Events

  • Imperial Sands Garrison at El Centro Air Show
  • Garrison Tyranus to lay wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Galactic Academy at Celebration Orlando (Facebook page)

Shout Out

  • EMT Trooper Jesse, TI-88809 from Star Garrison
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501stCast Classics: Episode 1: October 31st, 2007: A long, long time ago…

Show Notes: Episode I (October 31st, 2007, re-released February 13th, 2017)

Hosts: Dean (TK-899) and Varza (DZ-8722)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Rich Sigfrit (IC-9577) (for original release), Joe Mignano (SL-12743) (for re-release)

Recent News & Upcoming Events

  • 501st Legion in the Guinness Book of World Records (2008)
  • 501st appears in The Vault by Steve Sansweet and Peter Vilmur
  • A Trooper on each continent
  • Midwest Garrison in two Thanksgiving Day parades
  • German Garrison’s LEGO figures
  • TD-1536 on Sandtrooper action figure cardback
  • Disasters in Philippines and Southern California
  • Send your suggestions for topics to podcast@501st.com, call our hotline at 828-419-0501 or post to our Facebook page.

A Different Point of View

  • Episode 13

Mission Reports

  • 501st troops Weird Al’s Straight Outta Lynwood tour
  • Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta – 1st US appearance of Darth Vader balloon
  • German Bowl XXIX
  • FACTS 2007
  • Woburn, Massachusetts Halloween parade
  • Dragon*Con

Shout Out

  • Anniversary/Milestones
    • San Diego Squad (Southern California Garrison)  – 7th
    • French Garrison – 5th
    • Northeast Remnant Garrison – 4th
    • Philippines Outpost – 3rd
    • Badlands Garrison – 2nd
    • 70th Explorers – 2nd
    • First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment – 1st

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501stCast Episode 100: January 25th, 2017: Watch yourself – we’re wanted in over 100 systems.

Show Notes: Episode C (January 25th, 2017)

Dedicated to:
Our Princess, Carrie Fisher

Hosts: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marcus (TK-14057)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

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

Mission Reports

Anniversary Messages

  • DEAN, TK-899
  • Lor, TK-7883

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • July 2016 Trooper of the Month – Ben Allen, TK-31291 from United Kingdom Garrison
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com

 

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501stCast Episode 99: December 8th, 2016: It’s beginning to look a lot like Sithmas

Show Notes: Episode XCIX (December 8th, 2016)

Dedicated to:
TJ McIntire, SL/TK-11246 (Garrison Carida)

Hosts: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marcus (TK-14057)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

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

Mission Reports

  • Garrison Carida’s 1st Annual Charity Walk (photos)
  • Carolina Garrison visits Hemby Children’s Hospital (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Special Olympics Polar Plunge (photos)
  • Austrian Garrison and neighboring Garrisons at Vienna Comic Con
  • Empire City Garrison at Intrepid’s Gift of Thanksgiving event (photo)
  • Carolina Garrison supports Toys for Tots (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison at annual Tree Festival troop (photos1, photos2, photos3, photos4, photos5, photos6, video)
  • Star Garrison in Children giving to Children Parade (photos)
  • Costa Rica Outpost supports hurricane fundraiser (photos)
  • Garrison Excelsior donates to Pirate Toy Fund (Mannequin Challenge video)
  • Empire City Garrison attends Tree Lighting Ceremony for HONOR (photos)
  • Garrison Carida in Christmas Parade
  • Midwest Garrison in Thanksgiving Parade (video)
  • Midsouth Garrison in Christmas Parade
  • Southern California Garrison’s biannual Hillsides visit
  • Costa Rica Outpost visits Hospital Christmas party (photo)
  • Garrison Carida troops Waynesboro Winter Pop Con
  • Southern California Garrison helps fill Becket’s Wish

Upcoming Events

  • Rogue One Premiere
  • Garrison Carida’s First State Squad helps with Adoption Ceremony
  • Celebration Orlando and the Showdown at the Cantina

Shout Out

  • October 2016 Trooper of the Month – Brett Schoenwald, TI-11440, of Central California Garrison’s South Valley Squad
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com

Bonus Content

  • The Night Before Sithmas
  • Vader Scrooge and the Ghost of Sithmas Yet to Come

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501stCast Episode 98: October 2nd, 2016: Get your 501st T-shirt today!

Show Notes: Episode XCVIII (October 2nd, 2016)

Dedicated to: Sam Kisselburg, SL-85254 (Southern California Garrison),
Scott Byrne, ID-9946 (Northeast Remnant Garrison) and
Russel Edward Wathey, Jr., TK 7676 (Southern California Garrison)

Hosts: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marcus (TK-14057)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

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

Mission Reports

  • Ecuador Outpost attends Feria Parque Samanes festival
  • Garrison Argentina supports Nacho & Bauty
  • Garrison Carida invades Erie Seawolves Star Wars Night (photos)
  • Garrison Carida troops at Lifespan School festival (group photo)
  • Dutch Garrison appears in a TV movie/Star Wars fan film (trailer for Jairo the Jedi)
  • Garrison Carida visits Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Ecuador Outpost invades Ecuador Comic Con (Phoenix James’ blog)
  • Empire City Garrison attends outdoor Force Awakens screening (photos)
  • FanExpo Canada
  • Carolina Garrison troops Librari-Con (newspaper article)
  • Empire City Garrison invades New York Air Show (photos)
  • Costa Rica Outpost attends charity bike race (photos)
  • Costa Rica Outpost’s hospital visit (photos)
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison invades Tattoos for Autism
  • Empire City Garrison supports Pack 63’s Food Drive
  • Florida Garrison troops FanFest Orlando
  • Empire City Garrison & Southern California Garrison support Walk to End Alzheimers Walks (ECG photo)
  • Midsouth Garrison’s Mos Nooga Squad invaded Chattanooga Go Fest (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison troops NYCFC’s Star Wars Night
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison supports Autism Walk
  • Diamond Garrison invades SpaCon
  • 70th Explorers Garrison’s Firehawk Squad troops with Weird Al (video)
  • Garrison Carida visits Boy Scout Camp

Roundtable Chat

  • Rebels Season 3 premiere
  • Dave Filoni’s promotion
  • new Rogue One trailer with Doctor Strange premiere on November 4th

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • LCO Commendation Award recipients: Don West (TD 42701), Patrick McMahan (TB 11288), Ben Popplewell (IC 7255) and Stephen Hekeler (TK 92310)
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501stCast Episode 97: August 16th, 2016: All is as the Force wills it.

Show Notes: Episode XCVII (August 16th, 2016)

Dedicated to: Colby Alexander Ramirez, SL-4324 (Star Garrison),
Rick Massa, BH-82160 (Northeast Remnant Garrison) and
Lauren Rose McCoy, SL-3106 (Dune Sea Garrison)

Hosts: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marcus (TK-14057)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • New England Garrison’s busy weekend
  • Garrison Carida troops Masonic Village Health Care Center
  • Empire City Garrison attends Great American Weekend (photos)
  • Garrison Carida supports Providence Animal Shelter (photos)
  • Garrisons attend outdoor Force Awakens screenings (July 15th photos, July 29th photos)
  • Marcus’ Star Wars Celebration recap
  • Garrison Carida troops Bloomsburg Children’s Museum (newspaper article)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Hudson Valley Renegades Star Wars Day (photos) & Pokemon Night (photos)
  • Garrison Argentina’s Operation Guadalupe (photo)
  • Imperial Sands Garrison invades San Diego Comic Con (Mama’s Kitchen celebrates 25 yrs)
  • Garrison Carida troops at Mt. Lebanon Public Library
  • Empire City Garrison attends Summer Camps
  • Garrison Carida at Replay FX (photos)
  • Colombia Outpost attends Bingo Party fundraiser (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Muddy Puddles’ Mess Fest (photos)
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison attends Library’s Star Wars costume party
  • Southern California Garrison attends 1st annual Pediatric Cancer Survivors’ Day
  • Northeast Remnant Garrison troops National Night out in Hammonton, NJ (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison invades Yankees’ 1st Star Wars Night (live video)
  • Dutch Garrison supports Stitchting Opkikker (Ewok Range)
  • Southern California Garrison troops at Hillsides Orphanage (photos)

Breaking!

  • Newest Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer breaks during recording

Shout Out

  • April 2016 Trooper of the Month: Matt Melton, TK-61700 from Georgia Garrison
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501stCast Episode 96: June 30th, 2016: Keep Calm and Celebrate in London

Show Notes: Episode XCVI (June 30th, 2016)

Hosts:   Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marcus (TK-14057)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Audio Reports & Guests: Gary, TK-2739, Ginny, ID-17387 and Chris, TR-10104

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Old Line Garrison’s called-in report
  • Costa Rica Outpost Helps Ecuador Earthquake Victims
  • Garrison Carida invades Brandywine Zoo (photos1, photos2)
  • Garrison Argentina storms Argentina Comic Con
  • Costa Rica Outpost supports A House for Edesio
  • Old Line Garrison’s Round-up (full blog)
  • Empire City Garrison attends A John Williams Celebration (photos)
  • Garrison Carida troops at Solanco High School (photos, video)
  • Empire City Garrison visits Stony Brook’s Children’s Hospital
  • Garrison Carida troops Race for Adam
  • Garrison Argentina supports Operation Rodrigo
  • Empire City Garrison’s CF Walk hat-trick (Stony Brook photos)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Eternal Con
  • World Blood Drive Day with Garrison Argentina & Outpost Venezuela (photos from OV)
  • Empire City Garrison’s The Lone Vader (ABC video)
  • Midsouth Garrison troops at Weird Al’s Grand Ole Opry concert (video)
  • Southern California Garrison invades Jethawks’ Star Wars Night (Night1, Night2)
  • Star Garrison helps fulfill Ammon’s Make-A-Wish (photos)
  • Garrison Carida troops Shenango Valley Library (photos)
  • Philippine Garrison and Courageous Caitie (news article, Farewell video – get your tissues first)
  • Garrison Excelsior invades Rochester Red Wings’ Star Wars Night (Facebook Live video)
  • Midsouth Garrison invades Nashville Sounds’ Star Wars Night
  • Empire City Garrison troops Newburgh Free Library Mini-Con
  • Garrison Argentina visits Ronald McDonald House (photo)
  • Garrison Peru visits Children’s Hospital (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Puppetry Arts Family Festival
  • Terror Australis Garrison’s Knightfall Squad invaded the Orphans of Ghana Charity Ball
  • Garrison Carida’s double hitter on June 26th (Sharpsburg Festival photos, Big Brothers, Big Sisters event photos)

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • March 2016 Trooper of the Month: Arnel, TK-4564 from Philippine Garrison
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501stCast Episode 95: May 27th, 2016: The Lone Vader

Show Notes: Episode XCV (May 27th, 2016)

Hosts:   Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marcus (TK-14057)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Audio Reports & Guests: Deez, CT-4945, Jamie, TI-67076 & Ron, SL-5928

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Central Garrison honors Ian at St Baldrick’s event (article)
  • Old Line Garrison’s weekly round-up for April (article w/photos)
  • German Garrison troops Fuerstenfelder Modellbautage (photos, E-Web video, Volker’s GoFundMe)
  • 501st Legion at Charity Walks
    • Garrison Carida at Autism Walk (group photo)
    • Empire City Garrison at MS Walk (group photo)
    • Garrison Carida at Autism Walk (photos)
    • Garrison Carida at Autism Walk (Facebook photos)
    • Empire City Garrison at March for Babies Walk
    • Empire City Garrison at Go the Distance Walk
    • Empire City Garrison at Great Strides Walk (photo)
    • Northeast Remnant Garrison at Autism Walk
    • Ohio Garrison at Great Strides Walk & End NF Walk
  • Empire City Garrison attends birthday party for cancer survivor (Facebook photos)
  • Empire City Garrison at Cinema Arts Centre’s Sketch Night
  • Garrison Argentina’s 2nd Training Day
  • Carolina Garrison at Fort Bragg’s Children’s Fest (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Puppetry Arts Family Festival (group photo)
  • Empire City Garrison at Peninsula Public Library (photo, video)
  • Imperial Sands Garrison at San Diego Library (photos on DropBox)
  • Old Line Garrison’s weekly round-up for May (article w/photos)
  • Star Wars Day Hospital Visits
    • Empire City Garrison visits Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
    • Empire City Garrison visits Fink Children’s Center for Ambulatory Care
    • Empire City Garrison visits Tisch Inpatient Acute care Pediatrics Hospital
    • Ohio Garrison visits Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
    • MidSouth Garrison visits Monroe Carroll Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt (news video)
  • Empire City Garrison helps Cub Scouts (photos)
  • May the Fourth/Star Wars Day Troops
    • Empire City Garrison visits Westhampton Free Library
    • Garrison Carida at Cade School
    • Columbia Outpost – 4-day long celebration (photos1, photos2)
    • Empire City Garrison troops Sapphire Elementary School’s Star Wars Day event
    • Hong Kong Garrison troops unveiling of inventions (photos)
    • Empire City Garrison troops Discovery Time Square
  • Free Comic Book Day Troops
    • Empire City Garrison at Dragon’s Den, Bailey’s Comics, Fourth World Comics & Grasshopper Comics
    • Garrison Carida trooped 9 stores including Comix Connection (photos)
    • Old Line Garrison trooped several stores including The Cockeysville Library, Beyond Comics and Third Eye Comics
  • Empire City Garrison at Middle Country Public Library (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison at Screenvision Presentation (photo w/ Snap)
  • Badlands Garrison troops Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo (photos)
  • MidSouth Garrison troops at Redbirds Baseball Stadium (group photo)
  • Golden Gate Garrison troops for Wish Kid Will

Interview
Ron, SL-5928 “The Lone Vader”

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • New Trooper: Laurens, TI-97507 of Dutch Garrison
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501stCast Episode 94: April 20th, 2016: Be a Force for Change #Team501st

Show Notes: Episode XCIV (April 20th, 2016)

Dedicated to: Jenny Riddle, TK-9496

Hosts:   Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marcus (TK-14057)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

  • Force For Change – www.501st.com/ForceForChange
  • New Stormtrooper TK-69004 (video)
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story discussion (trailer)
  • Send your suggestions for topics to podcast@501st.com, call our hotline at 828-419-0501 or post to our Facebook page.

Mission Reports

  • Imperial Sands Garrison storms El Centro Air Show (photos)
  • Garrison Carida troops Da Vinci Science Center (article)
  • Empire City Garrison participates in Fan Films
  • Ohio Garrison Trooper at the Shamrock Shuffle
  • Empire City Garrison’s Lone Vader rides again
  • Garrison Carida troops Superhero Day (photos)
  • Garrison Carida at last TFA showing for Penn Cinema (photos)
  • Central California Garrison helps celebrate Logan’s birthday
  • Easter Egg Roll at the White House
  • Garrison Carida troops CMN Miracle Party (photos)
  • Garrison Carida supports Brad Fox Memorial Run
  • MidSouth Garrison’s Operation TK-Phil
  • Empire City Garrison visits Library (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison’s sports nights (Mets photos1, Mets photos2)
  • 70th Explorers Garrison attends Spring Fling

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • Trooper of the Month Jan 2016 – Kevin Chamberlain, SL-4035
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501stCast Episode 93: March 17th, 2016: Vote for us in the SW Podcast Awards!

Show Notes: Episode XCIII (March 16th, 2016)

Hosts:   Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marcus (TK-14057)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Portuguese Outpost presents Heart of the Force (past video, current photos)
  • Portuguese Outpost visits Wish Kid Eduardo (photos)
  • Outer Rim Garrison troops Telethon (photos)
  • Cub Scout Blue & Gold Troops
    • Empire City Garrison at Pack 77
    • Empire City Garrison at Pack 367 (photos)
    • Midsouth Garrison
    • Southern California Garrison at Pack 1294
  • Garrison Carida supports THON (photos)
  • Garrison Peru’s visit to Children’s Hospital (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison on Good Day New York (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Amazing Austin‘s birthday (video, Morgan Center)
  • Garrison Carida’s Library visit (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Fordham University’s SW Night
  • Garrison Carida and the Butler County Symphony Orchestra (photos)
  • Mountain Garrison auctioned off! (Mending Little Hearts)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Polar Plunges (photos1, photos2)
  • Alpine Garrison surprises “Cmdr” Jack Barney (news report)
  • Great Lakes Garrison troops 10th Grand Rapids Griffins’ SW Night
    • Welcome Home, Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Headd, TD-5406 (video)
  • Empire City Garrison at Library’s Con (photos)

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • Tom Kane’s shout-out to 70th Explorers Garrison
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501stCast Episode 92: February 25th, 2016: Is the armor Blue or Gold?

Show Notes: Episode XCII (February 25th, 2016)

Dedicated to:
Mason Barker, TK-9765 of United Kingdom Garrison
Dennis Bain, ID-5266 of 70th Explorers Garrison
Zac Sotman, TD-6753 of Star Garrison
and Greg Sebran, TI-24244 of Garrison Tyranus (most recently Star Garrison)

Hosts:   Nicky Blum (DZ-8397), Joe (SL-12743) & Marcus (TK-14057)
Guests: Lesley Farquhar (DZ-3774) and Todd Mullin (DZ-8559)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Joe Mignano (SL-12743)

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Singapore Garrison’s Operation: Eagle’s Nest (photo)
  • Outpost Venezuela participated in the Carnaval Run (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison visit Copiague Library
  • Midsouth Garrison reports in
  • Empire City Garrison attends Library MiniCon
  • 70th Explorers Garrison reports in (photo1, photo2)
  • Empire City Garrison troops Blue & Gold Dinners (photos1, photos2)
  • Empire City Garrison attends Dream, Believe, Achieve Children’s Celebration
  • Dutch Garrison attends Orchestra concert (photo)
  • Empire City Garrison attends Library’s Star Wars Celebration (photos)
  • United Kingdom Garrison visits Lukas (photos)
  • Empire City Garrison helps induct Bob Iger during Toy of the Year Gala (photo)
  • Carolina Garrison troops Malachi’s party (GoFundMe page)

Interview Series – Know a Legion
Imperial Sands Garrison: Lesley Farquhar (DZ-3774) and Todd Mullin (DZ-8559)
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Upcoming Events

  • See upcoming 501st events at Roqoo Depot
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens home video release
  • May the Fourth celebrations
  • new Star Wars Lands at the Disney Parks

Shout Out

  • December 2015 Trooper of the Month Steve Welnicke, RC 10136 of Wisconsin Garrison
    • Steven Copeland — TK 81730 — Southern California Garrison
    • Tad Thayer — TB 15237 — Garrison Carida
    • Ted Moy — SL-6298 — Empire City Garrison
    • Clint ‘Mutt’ Land — SL 68888 — Midsouth Garrison
    • Kay Kuestner — TK-21876 — German Garrison
    • Esteban Sanchez Canales — TB 21055 — Spanish Garrison
    • Randy Herman — CC 2127 — Florida Garrison
    • Joel Hamm — TK-8706 — Dune Sea Garrison
    • Kevin Chamberlain — SL 4035 — Redback Garrison
    • Dawn Bright — SL-13377 — Southern California Garrison
    • Sam Newcomer — TK – 54548 — Southern California Garrison
  • Hotline # is 828-419-0501 or email audio to podcast@501st.com


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

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

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

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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