501stCast Episode 69: Jan 9th, 2013: We now return you to our regularly scheduled podcast.

Dedication – This episode of the 501stCast is dedicated to Beverly Riley, ID-5170, Dune Sea Garrison;  Chris Lewis, BH-3836, Star Garrison;  Shane “Hoss” Hatmaker, TD-9858, Alabama Garrison and Phil “Florida Phil” Tyre TD-1373, Florida Garrison.

Show Notes: Episode LXIX (January 9th, 2013)

Hosts:  Nicky Blum (DZ-8397) and Andy Fairbanks (ID-8169)

Content Development: Nicky Blum (DZ-8397)

Post-Production: Andy Fairbanks (ID-8169)


  • Kris Kuipers, RC6247 LCO
  • Derek Lyons
  • Kevin J. Anderson
  • Tracy Wilson, TB9612
  • Bill Plasse TI2954
  • Brian Earles TK5240
  • Anthony King
  • Mearl Crumley TX672 
  • Mark Freyman GE501st for Playstation Home
  • Skutch, TB-2243

Recent News

Mission Reports

  • Russian Outpost’s first charity event (video, photos)
  • Macau Outpost’s first mission
  • Costa Rica Outpost at Teleton 2012
  • Christmas Parades
    • Carolina Garrison in Charleston, Fayetteville and Laurinberg
    • Garrison Tyranus in Richmond, VA
    • Florida Garrison in WDW’s Magic Kingdom (video)
  • Polar Plunges
  • Great Lakes Garrison participates in Fight Like A Jedi (Facebook, photos1, photos2, photos3, video)
    • donations can be sent via check (please put For Deposit Only in memo section) to:
    • Fight Like A Jedi
      c/o Members Credit Union
      PO Box 795
      Traverse City, MI 49685
  • Outpost Bolivia’s hospital visit
  • Star Wars action figures inducted into National Toy Hall of Fame (photos, video, news report1, news report2)
    • former Rancho Obi-Wan collection bought by The Strong (blog)

Upcoming Events

Shout Out

  • Florida Garrison’s Tampa Bay Squad. Congratulations on winning the Best Amateur Unit award for the 40th annual Pinellas Park Holiday Parade!

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