The 501st Legion’s New England Garrison, along with the Mando Merc’s Wampa Clan, were invited to attend the Bangor Comic & Toy Con in Bangor, Maine, the weekend of April 25th & 26th. This was the first year for the BC&TC, and the con was a great success!  It was a perfect mix of sellers, artists, celebrities, entertainers, cosplayers, and others! The New England Garrison was a big hit at the con!  People where lining up to have their photos taken with Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers, or to jump into our life-sized trash compactor.  And people loved when we…
 
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On June 2nd, 2010, members of the 501st New England Garrison and Alderaan Base of the Rebel Legion participated in a Make-A-Wish send-off for Ayden Beisaw, a seven year old from Wilton, ME who received a Make a Wish party like no other.  Ayden’s wish included a trip to Star Wars Weekends at Walt Disney World.  Ayden was not expecting the Stormtroopers and Biker Scouts, led by a TIE pilot to burst into the room, searching for the Rebel scum that had infiltrated the party.  After cornering Han Solo, the troops were “convinced” by the presence of Chewbacca to delay capturing the Rebels, and…
 
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