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April FISD Newsletter 2020


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In Memoriam

Detachment Leader

Executive Officer

Provost Marshall

Deployment Office

Pre Approval Forum

3D Section

Field Exercise Award

Master Armorer Program

Replica Section Program

Elections

Hall of Fame

Just For Laughs

Costume Totals

Trooping

Common FISD Acronyms and TK Glossary

Competition

Imperial Attaché Program

EIB & Centurion: What do these terms mean?

Advanced Tactics Awards

EIB - The March To 1000

Fire Teams

Merchandise

Public Relations

Staff List 2020
Follow FISD

 

 

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On April 11th  actor Malcolm Dixon passed away at the age of 66. He born in September 1953, the youngest of seven brothers and the only child with dwarfism. Dixon worked on his parents’ poultry farm and as a floral artist. He was discovered by a talent agent who was keen on Dixon’s talents with ice skates at the Durham Ice Rink. He then worked in an ice show at Empire Pool, Wembley. His stature and physical abilities landed him work with Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, where he worked in multiple movies and television shows until becoming an independent actor, most notably starring in Time Bandits and in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as an Ooompa Looma, (an uncredited role). He was also featured in many music videos for artists such as David Bowie, Duran Duran, and Spandau Ballet.

 

Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

 

"Buckets Off"

 

 

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Actor and dialect coach Andrew Jack has passed away, 31st March, after contracting COVID-19. He was 76.


A representative for the actor, Jill McCullough, confirmed that he passed in a hospital close to London. Jack’s wife Gabrielle, who he was “madly in love with”, was unable to be there with him “stuck in quarantine in Australia, having just flown in from New Zealand last week,” McCullough confirmed.
“It breaks my heart to let you know we lost a man today. Andrew Jack was diagnosed with Coronavirus when admitted to hospital less than 48 hours ago in suburban London,” Gabrielle shared in an Instagram tribute.


“He died today. He was in no pain, and he slipped away peacefully knowing that his children, stepchildren, grandchildren, brother, friends, and I were all ‘with’ him. Take care out there, lovers x”

 

Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

 

"Buckets Off"

 

 

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On the 9th of March, 2020, Melissa Magerfleisch (DS-7497) passed away. Melissa sought out and trooped goodwill events with the Mountain Garrison.

 

She demonstrated her love for children as a teacher. She showed her love of animals by championing dog adoptions. Melissa was known for her 1000-watt smile, her courage, being inspirational in the face of hardship, and for making everyone she met feel special. Melissa is survived by her devoted husband Scott (TS-4149), and their children, Cody and Hunter.

 

Our condolences go out to her family and friends.

 

"Buckets Off"

 

 

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On the 18th of March 2020, Brian Held Jr (ID-9855 of the Bast Alpha Garrison) passed away. Brian was a pillar upholding and uniting many communities, spanning fandoms from the Society for Creative Anachronisms, to miniature modeling, to Sci-fi costuming. He possessed a silky smooth voice and co-hosted the Week in Geek radio show. He was affectionately referred to as a Regional Celebrity by those who knew him best. Brian went out of his way to encourage others and to make all feel included. He loved to present “challenge well-met coins” to folk upon completion of their armor. He is known as the man that never met a stranger.

 

Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

 

"Buckets Off"

 

 

 

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On the 29th of March, 2020, Pascal Bondi (TB-269) passed away. For more than two decades Pascal was a proud member of the 501st Legion. He founded the Swiss Garrison, serving as both Commanding Officer and Executive Officer at different intervals.

 

Pascal’s dedication to the charity aspect of trooping is a source of lasting inspiration. He marched with the 501st at the 2007 Rose Parade and loved visiting his Legion Family around the World. Through his professional and friendly demeanor, Pascal was an ambassador for his Garrison and the Legion at large, firmly embracing and connecting our communities. Pascal is survived by his loving wife Vania.

 

Our condolences go out to his family and friends.

 

"Buckets Off"

 

 

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Greetings fellow troopers

 

Globally, we are in unprecedented times. I hope everyone is safe, in self isolation, or practicing applicable social distancing.

I will take this opportunity to wholeheartedly thank all of our "Front line" members for the immensely important role you are playing in this pandemic.

 

The detachment salutes you and prays you all come through this with your health intact.

 

As mentioned in the DL's blog a few weeks ago, the forums remain a safe place to communicate and create the conduit to help your fellow troopers. Weather you are working on a build, 3D printing stuff, or just want to offer support, we are here for you.

 

Recently I put up a post asking members who are comfortable to do so, check in and let us know the situation in your area. Lets hear your stories of hope, in door fun or crisis. We are all in this together and share common concerns, so please let us know how you are doing.

 

Merch Interest thread:

Don't forget we have an interest thread running for our standard blue FISD shield patch. We have had some solid response already so keep that coming. The thread will close in approximately 2 weeks, then move to Legion and LFL approval before a pre-order thread can open.

 

 

Other news:

As we are still unsure of the Celebration Anaheim situation, the design competition for a patch will continue on. We have seen yet again some outstanding ides, so please keep those creative juices flowing and submit your idea.

 

I'll wrap it up here folks until next time, stay safe, look after yourself and your loved ones, and please let us know how you are.

 

 

Sly11

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Andrew Franke

TK11469 "Sly11"

Detachment Leader

 

 

 

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Hey fellow troopers, wow a lot has changed in the last month. As our DL mention we are in unprecedented times. Hope everyone is safe, healthy and doing their part.

 

I'd like to give a huge shout out to those on the front lines who are fighting to end this horrible disease, and fighting for every life that's been effected by it. We can't thank you enough and our prayers are with you.

 

One day soon we'll look back on this time and hopefully reflect on the good that came from it, like the act of giving. Here at the FISD we strive to help others fulfill their dreams through support and encouragement. We may not be on the front lines fighting some disease but we bring joy to others which is just as important in my book. The FISD membership is a family, we're here for each other, thick or thin. Plastic spacemen will always be our passion.

 

Finally in times like these the best of humanity in encouraged, there's no room anger or resentment, only love. If you need to forgive someone or if you need forgiveness then ask for it, don't let this opportunity pass. Let's make this world and community better then when we arrived. Be safe and stay health in mind, body and spirit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ukswrath 

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Tony Jobe

TK10116 "ukswrath"

Executive Officer

 

 

 

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With Unquestioned Loyalty

Tim Waychoff

TK51878 “Dark CMF”

Executive Officer

 

 

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starsaber25 

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Steve Sheades

TK10466 "starsaber25"

Leading Provost Marshall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

themaninthesuitcase

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Chris Pearson 

TK10991"themaninthesuitcase"

Provost Marshal

 

 

 

 

Pyrates

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Aaron Gibson 

TK99725 “Pyrates” 

Provost Marshall

 

 

 

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Deployment Officers

 

shashachu 

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Sha Sha Chu

TK-19233 "shashachu"

Deployment Officer

 

 

 

justjoseph63

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Joseph Pedigo

TK-10963 "justjoseph63"

Deployment Officer

 

       

 

 

 

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The FISD is pleased to announce the addition of a new area in the Advanced Tactics forum dedicated to those ready to submit for basic 501st TK approval.

 

This section will allow future Troopers the opportunity to submit photos of their completed build to be reviewed by the Staff, Imperial Attaches and others in preparation for forwarding it to their GML for approval.  Any and all advice/suggestions given will be specific, constructive, helpful and respectful.

 

Please note that this program will NOT take the place of your local GML, as Detachments are not chartered for costume approval and can not override a GMLs decision, but is instead a peer review program designed to help you look your best and offer guidance and positive feedback.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions about your completed armor, weapons (if applicable), accessories, etc. and get accurate information from the experts here at the FISD.. the definitive home of TKs worldwide.

 

For more information on this program, please visit the link here

 

 

 

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Contributor Awards

 

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Greeting fellow Troopers,

 

Don't forget to visit our 3D section when next surfing the FISD forums, there is plenty of useful information to potentially help you on your next TK adventure.

You may be a designer wishing to showcase your latest designs or prints, or maybe looking for a file to print your very own Blaster or Laser Axe.

You might be feeling may generous and share with our community a new TK related 3D file and maybe win yourself a 3D contributors award so check out the details below and be part of the in house 3D community.

 

Keep your eyes on this guy: Bsati from the German Garrison is working on updating his TFA helmet files, he's making great progress and we truly appreciate his transparency and skills shown with his work. Keep up the great work Trooper Take a look at his progress.

 

Main forum title: 

3D Parts and Technical

 

Sub topics:

3D Printer owners

Your place to discuss what printer/s you own, recommendations, tech talk and the like, It’s a place to learn something new

 

3D CAD Designers

Home of talented 3D cad designers, show off your 3D renders, of FISD related costume parts and accessories.  Offer help and advice on programs, or offer to commission a piece for a fellow member

 

3D File Depository

A home for 3D file sharing, Troopers helping Troopers is what this section is all about; yes a single location to keep any 3D files offered up by our extremely generous membership. This will be a 501st member’s only section and rules will apply to any usage of the content.


I will be looking for content to continue the growth of these new sections  so If you are interested in helping drive the 3D forums, then please send me a PM and let’s get the threads and the filament flowing. 3D printer heads will understand that last comment ;)

 

Here is a link to the FISD 3D Contributor program.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Don't forget to create a troop log here on FISD and get awarded for your adventures

The list of accomplished troopers keeps growing, so get on board and register your troops today.

 

We understand not everyone can help build multiple sets of armour for their fellow troopers, nor own a 3D printer or have the time and skill set to design and offer free 3D files to the detachment.

There is however one thing we all can do, and that is troop.

Here is your opportunity to stand and be recognised for simply trooping in your TK.

We're rolling out a new award system to encourage and reward our members who take the time to post up their field training exercises and keep a troop log.  As you attend events and post logs, you'll earn these shiny profile badges, here are a few:

 

Keep the troop logs coming folks, not only can you earn the badge but you can show others your favorite troops.

You know we love photos here on the forums.

 

 

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Simply start (or update!) your troop log, keep the running total in the title, and post (at least!) a date and name for the official 501st event where you wore your TK!

 

Once you've hit a milestone count, go over to the "Field Exercise Awards -- Post your milestones here" thread to request your profile be updated!  Simple, right?

 

Troop log title examples:

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Milestone post example:

Milestone and Troop Log Title:   [100] TK12345 My troop log

Date and Event:   8/23/2019 -- Death Star Cooking Class

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FAQ:
Do my past troops count?
Yes!  You can update your troop log thread with all your past events for credit :)


Is there any costume requirement?
You have to have attended the event in a costume that falls under the First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment for credit.  We love pictures from any events with white armor though, so even if you attended an event in another costume with stormtroopers present don't hesitate to show off!

Do I have to include pictures?
Pictures are not required, but are highly encouraged!  Your picture may end up in the Stormtrooper Hall of Fame :)

 

 

Award Recipients March - April

 

Unfortunately due to the moratorium on trooping there are no updates this month

 

 

 

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The FISD Master Armorer program is an optional, detachment only incentive award to recognize individuals who have directly helped another 501st stormtrooper to achieve Expert Infantry status. Some people spend countless hours helping others, and want to reward their results as well as incentivizing new people to help as well.

 

To register a “win” in the program, the assistance must have provided hands-on help trimming, building, and/or fitting of said armor for the person who was awarded Expert Infantry status.

 

Other program notes:

• Helping remotely, giving advice, or taking payment in exchange for help does not account, all work must be voluntary and without expectation of compensation.

• The assistance must be for a period of 30 minutes or more. Spending 15 minutes tweaking someone’s fitting or taking photos does not count.

• "wins" can be retroactive, e.g. if you helped 5 people in 2017 already, those can count as long as they are fully documented.

 

Award Levels

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The process

• Person applying for the award will create an application thread to track the help they give.

• For each “win”, they will list the person they helped achieve Expert Infantry status by copying their EI approval thread.

• For each “win”, the person who was helped will validate that this person helped them.

You can find the master award area here https://www.whitearmor.net/forum/forum/182-fisd-master-armorer-program/ 

 

 

 

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CableGuy 

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Dan Branton

TK429110 "CableGuy"

PRO Replica Section Curator

 

 

TheSwede

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Daniel Melin

TK99665 "TheSwede"

PRO Replica Section Curator

 

 

 

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Currently (as of 17th March ) there are 29,442 approved costumes in the legion, out of these under FISD there are 5,547 which is 18.84% of all approved 501st costumes. 

 

Interestingly this is the third time this number has fallen under 20%, the larger the legion costume totals grows the smaller amount of TK's there are.

 

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First and foremost - I hope everyone is staying safe out there.

These times when Darth Real Life gets up in your grill it can be challenge - don’t forget that this Detachment is more than just a wealth of stormtrooper knowledge it’s also a community of Troopers helping Troopers which goes beyond the armour.

Case in point when I was stranded at the DFW airport a certain Texas trooper bailed this Canuck out after the Orlando Celebration.

What I’m getting at is that dealing with the current situation with the added challenge of staying indoors can start to weigh heavy so don’t hesitate to reach out here in the community if you need somewhere to lean.

With that being said time to move onto this months Stormtrooper Hall of Fame inductee!

Troopers please welcome TK - 76271 Andrew!

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https://www.whitearmor.net/forum/topic/47789-15-tk-76271-missiontrooper-troop-log/?do=findComment&comment=682076
 

  

 

Pyrates   

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Aaron Gibson

TK-99725 "Pyrates"

Curator Hall of Fame

 

 
   

 

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As many of you may have seen, there has been a surge in videos of people and celebrities reading storybooks aloud and sharing the videos on social media during this time of isolation.

 

For the #BadGuysStayingHome we're going to be launching the #501stStorytime playlist on our official YouTube channel and we need submissions!

 

Basic guidelines:
Stories read need to be copyrighted Disney/LFL material (i.e. Star Wars kids books or short stories)
Reader should introduce themselves with their club ID, and not their character name only. I.e. "This is TK-123 from The 501st Legion's ABC Garrison". Not "I'm a Stormtrooper from Star Wars".
Background in video should be neutral or Star Wars-centric. Doesn't need to be totally blank/neutral, but just be mindful of what shows up on the screen.
Videos should be shot horizontally and saved in mp4 format
Audio/video does not need to be in English. Subtitles would be a plus for the hearing impaired and English-only speakers.
Length should be short-ish (keep child attention span limits in mind). Maybe less than 10 minutes? Room for adjustment as this program evolves.

 

How to submit your video:
Send an email to video@501st.com (being set-up by webteam momentarily) with:
A link to your google drive, dropbox or similar large file online storage place (i.e. do not email the video file itself)
Name, TKID
Garrison/Outpost
Book title and author

 

Thank you and stay safe

Nicky Blum

Legion Events Coordinator

 

 

 

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Are you new to the FISD and wondering what the heck all those abbreviations and strange sounding terms mean?  To help you @justjoseph63 has started a list of the most commonly used ones that will give you some insight.  If you have ANY questions about a particular term that is not listed or suggestions for new ones please contact Joseph. You can find the list here:

 

 

 

 

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:dancing-trooper:NEW BUILDER COMPETITION WINNER :dancing-trooper:        

big thanks to all who entered, but the winner of the "New Builder" contest is Art (Artshot) from Tyne & Wear, a future member of the UK Garrison.  The number was 916 and his guess was the closest at 723, so congratulations! :jc_doublethumbup:

 

His prizes include a set of flexible hand guards, an official FISD patch/EI Rocker, a complete set of Centurion level hardware and a cool hardcover TK notebook.

 

Way to go Art!  (Now maybe you can finish that build)!  :D

 

 

 

 

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Serve proudly, ladies and gentlemen, and as Tim (Dark CMF) says:  "Keep doing what it is that got you here"!

 

Are you an approved TK that spends more time on the boards than the average Trooper?  Do you enjoy using your knowledge to help out future and existing Troopers?  If so, we would like to invite you to join the Imperial Attaché program!

Members of the I.A. team are chosen to help out not only those here on the boards, but on a local level as well.  Our aim is to have at least one in each and every Garrison, Squad and Outpost in the entire legion to be the eyes and ears of the FISD on a local level.

 

A suggested level of EIB or above is preferred, as part of the duties include assisting those aiming for levels 2 and 3, but is not a requirement.  Being active on the boards on a regular basis , welcoming new members and helping out where you can is, though.  

 

Some of the benefits:

1.  Access to exclusive Attaché merch., including patches, etc.

2.  Having the Imperial Attaché title under your name.

3.  Being a part of the team that welcomes new and prospective members of the FISD.

4.  Being the "go-to" person in your Garrison, Squad or Outpost.

5.  Exclusive access to the Attaché HQ area, Imperial Propaganda Machine (newsletter) and merchandise discussions.

 

We are currently in need of Attaches in many units, especially International Garrisons/Squads and Outposts.  For more information on this program, please head here and if you should have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact me at any time.  (Pretzel)

 

For a complete list of Imperial Attaches, go here

 

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 IMPERIAL ATTACHE AWARD

 

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Imperial Attaché Award for those attaché's who have gone above and beyond [minimum 1 year of service]

 

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You can find a list of prior recipients here 

 

 

 

    

 

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ATTACHE MERCHANDISE

 

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For those of you on the Imperial Attaché staff, the official I.A. patches are available 

Here are the details..  PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

Patches will be limited to TWO per person, and will only be sold to those who are currently serving FISD Imperial Attaches.

 

These patches have been graciously DONATED to the FISD, so all you will need to do is cover the cost of shipping and PP fees, which will be $1.00 each for those in the U.S. and P.R. and $1.50 each for those outside the U.S. What a deal!

Thank you Joseph @justjoseph63for looking after these.

 

You can find the thread here

 

 

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ATTACHE ROCKER

 

For those of you on the Imperial Attaché staff, the official I.A. rockers are now available. 

Link below

 

 

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Attaché Ambassador 

 

 

 

 

Frank75139   

With Unquestioned Loyalty

Frank Peranteau

TK75139 "Frank75139"

Attaché  Ambassador

 

 

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So what exactly are EIB (Expert Infantry Badge) and Centurion levels?

These programs were designed for those who choose to take their armor above and beyond the minimum requirements for basic 501st Legion approval.  It gives you the chance to show a level of dedication and pride that takes your armor closer to being as "screen accurate" as possible, without as much extra work as you may realize!

 

It also works on giving a better look to the Legion as an entity, and you can bet others will take notice of your hard work.  The 501st has a list of detailed requirements for Basic approval, (level 1), EIB, (level 2) and Centurion, (level 3) which can be found here in the Costume Reference Library, (CRLhttp://databank.501st.com/databank/Costuming:FISD_CRL

 

Here are a few of the questions people may be wondering about:  

1.  "I am a (tall/short/heavy/thin) Trooper.  Can I still apply?  Of course!  These programs are open and encouraged for all sizes of TKs, as long as the costume is correct and meets the guidelines.  There are many specific build tutorials to every option, as well as a vast network of fellow TKs on the FISD to help you out and offer suggestions.

  

2.  "How much extra will I have to pay for extra items"?  The cost is actually quite reasonable, considering the few extra supplies you will need, which are listed in the requirements area.  While it may run you a little more to implement these additions to your costume, they will go a long way to improving accuracy.  All needed items can be found for sale on this thread: https://www.whitearmor.net/forum/forum/16-ongoing-sales-project-orders/

 

While blasters are not required for basic approval, for EIB and Centurion levels they are, and may need upgrades (also listed in the CRL).

 

3.  "I haven't even got my kit yet, is it too early to start planning"?  Actually, aiming for Centurion is easiest to do right out of the box.

4.  "I have my basic TK approval, can I still get in these programs"?  In a word... absolutely!  

  

5.  "Are there any "perks" to this extra work and cost"?  Besides knowing that you have a great looking set of armor, the 501st and FISD believes you should be deservedly recognized for your achievement(s), and allows you to wear the appropriate embroidered "rocker" badge of rank (available for a very minimum cost) on your shirt, helmet bag, etc., as well as rank decals to put on your armor bin.  You will also have access to select "challenge coin" runs, receive (free) a cool certificate for your new rank, and have your title posted below your name in your FISD signature.  Plus, once you reach these levels, you will have the extra knowledge to help out those who are looking to apply as well.

  

6.  "Is it hard to apply, and what happens then"?   After basic approval, all you do is make sure your armor is up to the standards set forth in the CRL, post a thread with the required photos in the appropriate area (see below), and wait a bit for the D.O.s (Deployment Officers) to address it. (Hint:  Studying other people's threads before you submit can be a GREAT help).  These are also listed on the main page of the FISD site.  While waiting for approval, you will get some comments from others who will offer suggestions and constructive advice to help you out.  If you should need any changes, the DOs will let you know, so you can adjust accordingly.  Don't be dismayed if you do need changes... it's all for your benefit!   After you are approved for EIB, then you can submit for Centurion.  

 

EIB  https://www.whitearmor.net/forum/forum/19-request-expert-infantryman-status/

 

Centurion  https://www.whitearmor.net/forum/forum/72-request-centurion-status/

 

Just remember that the FISD is here to help you every step of the way with whatever other questions you may have, but if you can't seem to find what you are looking for in your research, just ask away here on the forum.

 

 

 

 

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This area lists all those who have gone above and beyond basic approval toward screen accuracy. 

 

FOR March - April the 1st Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment would like to congratulate:


Expert Infantry Badge Award:

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Robert B.  "husky68"  TK 77712  EIB 953

Thomas Hagin  "The Eagle"  TK 61601  EIB 954

José Mª Sánchez  "Chemi"  TK 30173  EIB 955

Tyrone Johns  "Tythetrooper"  TK 15148  EIB 956

Jon Hannaby  "hanoldbuddy"  TK 14097  EIB 957

Cody  "snipedoc2001"  TK 51550  EIB 958

Jonas Andersson  "LEGOeatPokemon"  TK 22423  EIB 959

William  "iEmpire916"  TK 90913  EIB 960

Roy Maunder  "Royster1138"  TK 25869  EIB 961

 

GREAT job on your approval, now on to Level 3!  :salute:

Request your free EIB certificate here
 

 

Centurion Badge Award:

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Philip Aitkin  "Ruffalo"  TK 41808  Centurion 457

Tyrone Johns  "tythetrooper"  TK 15148  Centurion 458

 

Outstanding job on reaching Centurion, Troopers!  :salute:

Request your free Centurion certificate here  

 

If you see any of these Troopers around your Garrison or Squad, be sure to congratulate them!

 

 

 

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As many of you are aware, the FISD is currently in our March to 1000 program.  Our goal is to reach the one thousand mark of Troopers who have earned their Expert Infantry Badge, and although we are well on our way to this goal and have just reached the 961 mark!  The amount of approved submissions is increasing thanks to the dedication of those willing to go the "extra mile" toward screen accuracy.  

 

Here is a brief description of EIB as written by Paul (Daetrin), our founder:

 

"Expert Infantryman status is not required for members of this detachment. It should be viewed as an optional set of requirements for those who wish to take the accuracy of their costumes to the next level, and be recognized accordingly. We're a costuming club - think of it as an award for costuming excellence and you get the picture.

 

The requirements will not replace or supersede 501st standards, but only serve as an inspiration for the level of accuracy that can be achieved. The standards are meant to be high but achievable..."

 

Besides the added pride you will have in your armor, those reaching this level can purchase exclusive EIB gear (patches, decals, coins etc.) and get a free certificate for your accomplishment.  If you are interested or would like more information about the program head here that will help.  You can also contact myself  "Frank75139" or any Imperial Attaché, and we will be more than happy to assist you!

 

 

 

 

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Greetings Troopers.

 

The Fire Team program is completely optional, and is intended to help form a common identity and spirit of camaraderie among 501st Legion stormtroopers in the same geographic area/garrison that troop together.

Fire Teams are not officially recognized by the 501st Legion nor the FISD, although they will be able to access a Fire Team sub-forum on the detachment website. Because Fire Teams are unofficial groups, they cannot have any 501st or FISD markings, including 501st Legion, 501st, Legion logos, Vader's Fist etc. on their branding or logos. However, Teams will be allowed to use any unique markings at informal events provided they follow these guidelines.

Guidelines

  • No 501st or FISD markings. Period.
  • Any active Legion member with a valid stormtrooper costume in the specified geographic area can join.
  • The Team can create a name, logo, backstory, etc. for itself (names usually contain Fire Team, though this isn't required).
  • A list of each Team (with their specific "Teams Name") with a current list their members will be kept in the Fire Team sub-forum on the Detachment website.
  • A Team member must troop at least twice per year to maintain status as a member. Two or more Team members must troop together once per year to keep the group active.

Merchandising

  • Again, no 501st or FISD markings.
  • Merchandising will only be limited by the imagination of the Fire Team.
  • Any merchandising should be submitted to the detachment, or through proper Legion channels.
  • A master list of all Fire Team merchandise (with photos) will be posted in the Fire Team sub-forum.

If any of these guidelines are violated, the group will be disbanded.

 

Here is a link to the Fire Team areahttp://www.whitearmor.net/forum/forum/130-fire-team-area/   501st membership is needed to view this area.

 

This is a great program that is strictly just for fun and it also allows fellow TK's get to know each other better.  I would love to help any Garrison/area get a Fire Team started, just let me know what I can do to help.

 

If you would like to register a Fire Team here is the link

 

In other business, just a reminder, if you have an addition, removal or any other change in you Fire Team's status, send me a PM and I'll get you all squared away.

 

For the full list of Fire Teams head here

 

 

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With Unquestioned Loyalty

Mark Ryner

TK4584 "captsafe66 "

FISD/Fire Team Director

 

 

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Interest thread 

 

Considering what is happening globally atm, we would like to gauge some numbers for the possibility of a standard 4" FISD shield patch run.

No variants at this stage sorry.

 

How Legion merch rules currently work:

Total under 150  items, LMBO approval only (relativity quick approval)

Total over 150 items, requires Disney LFL approval on top of LMBO approval (could be a lengthy wait)

 

These will be a traditional patch style with merrowed edge.

Pricing will depend on total quantity, but we are hoping for somewhere near the $2 range per patch. This will be confirmed once we have a good indication of a grand total.

Updates will come if we hit the 300 quantity mark.

 

 

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Please simply place your interest and a quantity in the following thread:

 

 

 

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Newsletter

 

If you have any interesting stories or photos or something you think newsworthy please send them to me via pm  @gmrhodes13

 

 

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With Unquestioned Loyalty

Glen "Q" Rhodes

TK-85421 "gmrhodes13"

PRO Newsletter

 

 

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Social Media 

 

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With Unquestioned Loyalty

Jim Ferrel (Rat)

TK95970 "Rat"

PRO Social Media

 

 

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With Unquestioned Loyalty

Teresa Nuthall

TK41307 "Soulart"

PRO Social Media

 

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Editor At Large

 

 

 

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With Unquestioned Loyalty

Daniel Lauber

TK55550 "Ripper_L"

PRO Editor at Large

 

       

 

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Staff List 2020

 

Detachment Leader (DL): Andrew Franke (Sly11) TK11469

Executive Officer (DXO): Tony Jobe (ukswrath) TK-10116

Executive Officer (DXO): Tim Waychoff (Dark CMF)

Deployment Officer (DCA): Joseph Pedigo (justjoseph63) TK-10963

Deployment Officer: (DCA):ShaSHa (ShaSHaChu) TK-19233

Lead Provost Marshal (DCOG): Steven Sheades (starsaber25) TK-10466

Provost Marshal (DCOG): Chris Pearson (themaninthesuitcase) TK-10911

Provost Marshal (DCOG): Aaron (Bronx) Gibson (Pyrates) TK-99725

Fire Team Relations (PRO): Mark Ryner (Captsafe66) TK-4584

Personnel Officer (PER): AC (Novatie) TK-5597

Content Editor At Large (PRO): Christoph (Danny) Lauber (Ripper_L) TK-55550

Content Editor Awards (PRO):  This will be handled by the XO’s

Newsletter Publisher (PRO): Glen Rhodes (gmrhodes13) TK-85421

Attaché Ambassador (PRO) Frank Peranteau (Frank75139) TK-75139 New team member

Social Media Relations (PRO): Teresa Nuthall (Soulart) TK-41307

Social Media Relations (PRO): Jim Ferrell (Rat) TK-95970 New team member

Imperial propaganda machine: Brien Edick (Harbinger) TK 92802

Systems Administrator (DWM): Eric Brager (Darth Aloha) TK-9674

Systems Administrator (DWM): Mathias (Locitus) TK-2959

Detachment Founder (DF): Paul (Daetrin) TK-8020

NEW ROLES

Replica Section Curators (PRO): Dan Branton (CableGuy) TK-42911

Replica Section Curators (PRO): Daniel Melin (The Swede) TK-99665

 

 

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Don't Forget We're on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

 

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Facebook: www.facebook.com/whitearmor

Facebook Group: 1st Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment (FISD) Official

 


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