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Sunday, 30 August 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

This week 501st UK Garrison brothers and sisters, stepped up to do what was asked of them in these sad and rather unforgiving times.

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"On Wednesday, it was our sad duty to provide the escort to a fallen paramedic and lifelong Star Wars fan. It was an honour to perform this small act of acknowledgement for your sacrifice. Rest in peace, Sir."

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

The UK Garrison was thanked for our Charity Donation to Autism Support Crawley - https://www.facebook.com/AutismSupportCrawleyInfo/posts/1416232288581879

Each year the UK Garrison donates a sum of money from the Member Charity Fund to Charities that have been nominated by members.

This has proved a very popular giving campaign.

Each year members nominate charities that mean something to themselves, personally.

This year Charities from Childrens Hospices through to ex-service dogs have benfitted from #BadGuysDoingGood

Friday, 03 July 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

By now, there are many who need help recovering whilst the pandemic rages on.

TK-23087 of the UK Garrison is a #CovidWarrior in the middle of this struggle to heal the community.

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A healthcare instructor and assistant, he helps the elderly as well as vulnerable dischargees who must care for themselves outside of hospitals.

We are so proud of our troopers who are caring for patients' lives despite the added risks.

Thank you for fighting for us, trooper!

Stay safe!

Thursday, 02 July 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

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Imagine the joy when one famous 'superfan' Simon Pegg, doesn't just mention the 501st UK Garrison but shows off a prized ID badge, presented to him by by one of our members Rowan Read!!! Well done Rowan!!! #501stlegion #ukgarrison #simonpegg https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=308377990315681
https://www.facebook.com/bbcradio1/posts/10158602210376763

Sunday, 28 June 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

One of our stormtroopers of the First Order, TK-4365 has put down his F-11D to serve at the frontlines of the NHS.

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The risk of Covid-19 infection for healthcare workers remains high, but he keeps putting his Imperial training to good use, blasting tumours with protons and X-rays, or stabbing them with isotope beads with pinpoint accuracy, in his endless fight to save lives.

This is a hard time on the medical frontlines, and we are proud of your dedication! Fire away whenever you are ready, trooper!

Sunday, 07 June 2020 00:00
Written by Tristan Fulcher

As Part of the Worldwide 501st Order 6/6, Gary Hailes, the CO of the 501st UK Garrison, talks about the history of the UK Garrison.

https://youtu.be/gtnzVTgDwTM 

The UK Garrison is proud to support the following charities.