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…

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Due to unauthorized personnel accessing the Imperial Archives on Scarif, this week’s Empire City Garrison article will be posted tomorrow. We apologize for any…No, get the one holding the data file not the one with the stick!!

Why We Troop, TK-4038

My name is Russell Augello, TK-4038. I have been with the Empire City Garrison since 2009, and currently serve as one of the garrison’s Public Relations officers. I’ve loved Star Wars since I first saw it at the age of 6, seeing the Stormtroopers cutting through the doors of the Tantive IV. I always thought…

From the Desk of the CO, July 2017

From the Desk of the CO: Greetings imperial citizens and galactic friends! Welcome to the July edition of the Empire City Garrison blog. Hopefully you all enjoyed the June edition as we have completed the first month of the re-launch of the Garrison blog. In that edition we introduced you to one of the Empire’s…

June 2017, Month in Review

As June draws to a close, let’s take look back at some of the great events troopers of the Empire City Garrison attended! The first two weekends of June, the ECG took Great Strides for CF in various locations including: Staten Island, Riverhead, Holtsville Zoo and Manhattan. Not soon after we Relayed for Life in…

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…

Why We Troop, TK-10466

So I have never been asked before to write an entry into a blog.  However, when I was approached by Anthony Paladino our CO and my Public Relations counterpart Danny Burke to create an entry I figured that I should give it a shot.  For those of you who do not know me out there…

From the Desk of the CO, June 2017.

From the desk of the CO Coming at you from a long time ago in a galaxy far far away is the Empire City Garrison of the 501st Legion. Well, actually we are coming from the Hudson Valley, 5 boroughs of NYC, and Long Island parts of New York in the United States. The garrison formed…

Why We Troop: ECG Heritage Month Edition BH-4703

Long time no see everyone, This past September the Empire City Garrison celebrated it’s first ever Heritage Month on Facebook. we decided to sit down with one of our longest active members, Bob DeSimone aka BH-4703 and ask a few questions. Here we go! What drew your interest to Star Wars? Well, given my age…

Why We Troop (TK-60918)

My interest in Star Wars developed when I was six years old. My father and I would watch ANH, ESB and ROTJ on the weekends on VHS. I collected star wars toys and created my own trilogies. Star Wars was important to me because it was time I could spend with my father away from…

03/21/15 – Special Olympics Polar Plunge – Oyster Bay, NY

The 501st Legion’s Empire City Garrison attended the Special Olympics Polar Plunge at Tobay Beach, Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY on Saturday, March 21st 2015 from 9:00AM – 11:30am. This event helps sponsor Special Olympic events throughout the year, and they were very pleased to have us there. The weather was a very cold and…

Pay It Forward Double Header

Has everyone recovered from Halloween? Hope you had a safe and fun time, along with seeing some amazing costumes. If you didn’t, well it’s not too late. Pay it Forward Friday would like to present you the double header of Darth Talon and Cade Skywalker. This made possible by the talented work of Ribbons and Rivets and The…