October 14, 2015
 

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Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber

The Star Wars 501st and Rebel Legions dressed as storm troopers in the Armed Forces Appreciation Day Parade to show their gratitude to the U.S. military troops. The 501st and Rebel Legions took first place in the “other” category. The Star Wars 501st and Rebel Legion is “The World’s Definitive Imperial Costuming Organization” where fans can join in costuming and events.




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