Behind the Bucket: Imperial Officer Corps

Snap to attention, plastic boys and girls! It’s the Imperial Officer Corps you’re addressing this month with Behind the Bucket. Let’s talk about one of the most populous and (Disclaimer: Personal Opinion to Follow) possibly stressful costume detachments in the 501st. First, let’s address what is potentially stressful about being an officer. Aside from the…

Behind the Bucket: ECG Heritage Month Edition

In September of 2015, Anthony Paladino (current CO of the ECG) sat down with Frank Usamanont (founding CO of the ECG) for an interview to gain insight into the earliest days of the 501st Legion: Empire City Garrison. Anthony: How did you find out about the 501st legion?  Frank: Back in early 1999, I didn’t…

Behind the Bucket: PathFinders

Greeting troopers and prospective recruits! We are back again with another detachment on this month’s Behind the Bucket featurette. Now, I won’t rehash the basics of what a detachment is and how to go about joining the forum(s) etc. Details can be found here: https://501ecg.wordpress.com/2017/06/21/behind-the-bucket-first-imperial-stormtrooper-detachment/ EXCEPT!!! We’re not talking about the FISD today. Much love to…

Behind the Bucket: First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment

To provide better understanding to our fans and potential new members, we welcome you to a new feature titled Behind the Bucket. Here we will explore the detachments of the 501st Legion. First, what is a detachment? The 501st Legion subdivides itself into garrisons, outposts and squads based upon the number of troopers in a…