On Sunday, March 16th members of the 501st New England Garrison, the Rebel Legion Alderaan Base and Canadian Base, and the Firaxan and Wampa Clans of the Mandalorian Mercs came together to march on the streets of Boston for the annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade! Troopers braved the cold temperatures to bring smiles and cheer to the thousands of fans who lines the streets of South Boston to watch this parade. To see more photos of this event, check out our Flickr gallery here:¬†http://www.flickr.com/photos/swnewengland/sets/72157642539621425/

    On Sunday, March 17th, members of the 501st Legion – New England Garrison, the Rebel Legion – Alderaan Base, and the Mandalorian Mercs – Firaxan Clan marched on the streets of Boston in the annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Over 40 troopers from all three groups joined forces for one of our largest troops ever! We had a dueling Anakin and Obi-Wan, A squad of X-Wing pilots, Darth Vader flanked by a small battalion of Imperial troopers, and Delta Squad from the Republic Commando video game present for this parade. Photo taken by Christa Newman of ‘Christa J….
 
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On March 20th, 2011, The New England once again took part in the annual Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade, for the first time since 2009. Last year, the garrison cancelled their appearance after strong rain and flooding made it difficult for troopers to march, and the garrison was excited to see that the weather held out, with brilliant blue skies and cool temperatures. Joined by our sister group, the Rebel Legion’s Alderaan Base, the entire group numbered almost 60, with contingents of clone troopers, rebel pilots, storm troopers and Jedi, as well as the iconic Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine and…
 
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