May 2nd was the annual Free Comic Book Day. The New England Garrison made appearances at locations all over the region! Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH – This is certainly the largest Free Comic Book Day event we participated in! We had one trooper who even appeared in three different costumes in the course of the day. And, another one of our troopers won the costume contest!  It was a great event for costumers of all types, not just the NEG. Rah-CoCo’s Collectables in Providence, RI – A small event, but it allowed one of our new recruits to…
 
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On Saturday, April 11th, 2015, The 501st’s New England Garrison and The Mando Merc’s Wampa Clan was invited to Crossroad Games in Standish, Maine.  This was for Crossroad Games 2nd Annual Table Top Games Marathon.  Gamer’s came to the store to play their favorite games for 24 hours, and to raise money for the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital in Portland, Maine.  Last year, the even raised $1400.  This year, they raised over $5000! The event was not only a success in the amount of money raised for this good cause, it was also a hit with gamers!  In fact, at…
 
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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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