On August 17, 2013, members of the New England Garrison (NEG) appeared at the Amesbury, Massachusetts Relay for Life, a benefit program for the American Cancer Society. Darth Vader, accompanied by a Stormtrooper, TIE pilot, Shadow Scout and Pre Visla, enjoyed walking with participants around the relay track while Star Wars music played throughout the stadium. Tom Hanshaw, an officer for crime prevention and community relations at the Amesbury Police Dept, provided a fun and festive Star Wars photo booth. During the troop, the NEG took a moment at the Memorium tent to remember our Eternal Legionnaires as well as…
 
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On Saturday, June 25th members of the 501st New England Garrison and Rebel Legion’s Alderaan Base attended the American Cancer Society ‘Relay for Life’ event in Salem, NH. Troopers walked around the track during the “Halloween Lap” with other attendees wearing costumes. We also posed for pictures with the teams that were there to participate in the walk event. The NEG was also there to represent our own “Team Panda Bear”, which was created in honor of Jennifer Weiland-Sedor (ID/TI-9394) who lost her battle with breast cancer in April 2011. As a result of fundraising at a series of recent…
 
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