Mercs 'Gurreck Clan - KuroNekoCon' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Spokane, WA (USA)
Date: July 29, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Gurreck Clan
Mission Objective: Shameless excuse to have fun in costume, promote the Mercs, troop with a fellow group in the Imperial Outlanders, and meet with other like minded people

Invasion Report:
Halls were wander'd.  Pictures were taken.  Smiles and high fives were issued in bulk.

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Original Report by: Kruser

Mercs 'Tra'cor Clan - Detroit Maker Faire' Invasion Debriefing


Invasion location: Dearborn, MI [USA]
Date: July 29-30, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Tra'cor Clan
Rancor Clan
Mission Objective: To promote the MMCC and display our armor

Invasion Report:
Tra'cor and Rancor Clans teamed up to invade Maker Faire.  Both clans talked to many people in regards to the MMCC and how armor is made.  Clan members also posed for many pictures, both with event goers and the different museum exhibits at the Henry Ford Museum. Much entertainment was given, and much fun was had by all. 

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Original Report by: Laaran Dala

Mercs 'Yustapir Clan - Camp Chimer' Invasion Debriefing


Invasion location: Kansas City, MO
Date: 7/30/2017
Clan(s) Involved: Yustapir
Mission Objective: Camp Chimer puts on a dance night every year for dialysis and post-transplant patients, and we had the privilege of being their honored guests.

Invasion Report:
The Mercs joined forces with the 501st and Rebel Legion, and danced the night away with the kids and camp counselors at the Camp Chimer dance night.

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Original Report by: Vhekad Naast

Mercs 'Cerar Clan - SciFi Celebration Model Railroad Museum' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Greeley, CO (USA)
Date: July 29, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Cerar Clan
Mission Objective: Celebrate the creativity of the science fiction genre

Invasion Report:
Cerar Clan along with the 501st invaded the Colorado Model Railroad Museum to entertain guests and pose for photos. Discussions were held on how we could best utilize the gravity base transportation devices the Museum had on display, but these discussions were abandoned as the trains provide no tactical advantage over our existing transportation device.   

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Original Report by: Desago

Mercs 'Haran'galaar - San Diego Comic Con' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: San Diego, CA
Date: July 19-23, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Haran'galaar
Manda'galaar
Arquet
Vornskr Clan
Wolves of Mandalore

Mission Objective: To have Mercs presence at San Diego Comic Con

Invasion Report:
Haran'galaar had the pleasure of hosting our vods from Manda'galaar, Arquet, Vornskr, and Wolves at the annual San Diego Comic Con International. Con guests saw first hand what the Mercs are about not only at the booth, but also at the very informative panel.

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Original Report by: Kendar Jun

Mercs 'Yustapir Clan - St. Louis Central Library Comic Con' Invasion Debriefing


Invasion location: St. Louis, MO
Date: 7/29/2017
Clan(s) Involved: Yustapir
Mission Objective: To provide education on the Mandilorian Mercs, 501st, and Rebel Legion to Con Goers and recruit new members! 

Invasion Report:
Members of the Mandalorian Mercs Costume Club, the 501st, and Rebel Legion joined up at the St. Louis Central Library Comic Con on Saturday to spread a bit of Star Wars love, provide photo ops for attendees, and spread the word of the Star Wars costuming groups.

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Original Report by: Vhekad Naast

Mercs 'Yustapir Clan - Public Health and Safety Fair' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Kansas City, MO
Date: 7/22/17
Clan(s) Involved: Yustapir
Mission Objective: Mission - Spread our love of Star Wars to all those in attendance.

Invasion Report:
The lone Mando was once again recruited by members of the 501st and Rebel Legion to assist with spreading the love of Star Wars across the galaxy.

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Original Report by: Vhekad Naast

Mercs 'Yustapir Clan - July Jubilee' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Kansas City, MO
Date: 7/29/2017
Clan(s) Involved: Yustapir
Mission Objective: Celebrate the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Invasion Report:
The Mandalorian Mercs aligned themselves with the 501st and Rebel Legion to spread joy and the love of Star Wars to all those in attendance of the celebration.

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Original Report by: Vhekad Naast

Mercs 'Buurenaar Verda - Megacon 2017' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Orlando, FL
Date: May 25-28, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Buurenaar Verda
Mission Objective: To spread the word of the MMCC!

Invasion Report:
Members of the BVC invaded Megacon, where they entertained fan s and spread the word about the MMCC.  During the weekend, they even got to meet Spencer Wilding, and Ray Park!

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Original Report by: Orriyn Varek

Mercs 'Naast Clan - Saint Patrick's Parade' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Atlanta, GA
Date: March 11, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Naast
Mission Objective: Bring awareness of Star Wars to the fans.

Invasion Report:
Naast Clan joined the 501st Georgia Garrison and Rebel Legion to march in the Atlanta St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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Original Report by: Blackdugal

Mercs 'Kamino Clan - Armageddon Wellington' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Wellington, NZ
Date: June 3-5 ,2017
Clan(s) Involved: Kamino
Mission Objective:  To support the 501st in fundraising efforts on behalf of Child Cancer Foundation.

Invasion Report:
It was another cold weekend at the cake tin, which earned the event the moniker "Freezergeddon", but was a successful weekend nonetheless. Tracyn Ordo trooped Saturday and Monday, having been out sick on sunday, and Carid Vhett joined on the Monday having been in other costumes the other two days.


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Original Report by: Joshsurf

Mercs 'Haran'galaar - Street Naming to Honor Mark Hamill' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: San Diego, CA
Date: July 30, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Haran'galaar
Mission Objective: Show support as mercs at ceremony

Invasion Report:
Haran'galaar was present in the st naming ceremony honoring Mark Hamill.

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Original Report by: Kendar Jun

Mercs 'Teren Clan - Cockanye Syndrome Convention' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Sacramento, CA
Date: July 29th, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Teren Clan
Wolves of Mandalore
Mission Objective: Teren Clan and Wolves of Mandalore joined the Centra California Garrison, Endor Base, and the local Saber Guild to give the biggest surprise to a group of children with cockanye syndrome.

Invasion Report:
The local Saber Guild chapter invited those of Teren Clan, California Central Garrison, and Endor Base to team up and surprise the group of children with cockanye syndrome as they come together with doctors specializing in the field of the rare disease. Teren Clan extended this to Wolves of Mandalore and shocked the kids with happy smiles and the best of high fives as photos were done, dancing was had, and the kids enjoyed their favorite characters come to life. Majority of these kids were not from California, from Japan to Idaho, and the group gave them the warmest welcome and an overall exciting time together.

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Original Report by: Ara Zoller

Mercs 'Red Fist Clan - StarFans IV' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Moscow (RUS)
Date: June 3-4, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Red Fist Clan
Mission Objective: To spread information about the club and reqruit new people

Invasion Report:
StarFans is the festival, made by russian fans for fans, so it was a great time spent with our close friends and fellows.

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Original Report by: ChorukBomos

Mercs 'BigFang Clan - CNC Friki Plaza' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Monterrey, N.L./MEX
Date: July 08, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: BigFang
Mission Objective: Support cosplayers event

Invasion Report:
The clan was invited to participate in this event called CNC (National Cosplay Contest) which took place inside the premises of the Friki Plaza, in the center of the city. Participants came from various cities of the country. The event lasted about 5 hours and after a runway and performance was the first place. Guests were photographed with the clan members.

It should be noted that Ka'Ra Dral (Cat # 1776) was invited as judge in this contest; Attended with a cosplay made by herself.

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Original Report by: Ultk Var Dar

Mercs 'BigFang Clan - Animex 2017' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Monterrey, N.L./MEX
Date: July 14 to 16, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: BigFang
Mission Objective: Participate in this traditional summer event in the city

Invasion Report:
Again the clan participated in one more edition of this event dedicated to the Anime; On this occasion Ka'Ra Dral, had his stand as a cosplayer and invited other official members to share the area. Many were the photographs taken with the presents.

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Original Report by: Ultk Var Dar

Mercs 'Sandhawk Clan - Stadium Stomp' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Sydney, NSW (AUS)
Date: July 16, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Sandhawk Clan
Mission Objective: To assist in raising funds and awareness for the Leukemia Foundation

Invasion Report:
Two Sandhawk Clan members met a number of recruits at the venue and rendezvoused with their contact before kitting up and heading out.

After a few promo shots done with the foundation's photographer, the Mandalorians took possession of some collection tins and began collecting additional donations from participants of the event.

This continued for several hours as people finished the course and began to leave. After grabbing a few fun pictures and packing up, all agreed to attend next year and participate in the event more in some fashion if at all possible.

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Original Report by: Jaegun Clark

Mercs 'Sandhawk Clan - Oz Comic Con, Melbourne' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Melbourne, Victoria (AUS)
Date: July 1-2, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Sandhawk Clan
Mission Objective: To raise money for TLC at a combined Star Wars club booth.

Invasion Report:
Sandhawk Clan, along with members of 501st's Knightfall Garrison and Rebel Legion's Hoth Base, participated in a combined invasion of Oz Comic Con, Melbourne 2017. It was the debut of the Emperor's Throne built by members of Knightfall Garrison, and it was well-received despite how cramped our display space was compared to previous years.

Members alternated, as scheduled, between posing in costume by the throne, wandering the convention in costume, wrangling and performing table duty. It was a long, hard event for everyone involved, but the success of everybody's fundraising efforts made it all worthwhile!

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Original Report by: Jaegun Clark

Mercs 'Sandhawk Clan - Heartkids Awareness Day' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Greensborough, VIC (AUS)
Date: July 23, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Sandhawk Clan
Mission Objective: To provide character appearances and draw attention to Heartkids.

Invasion Report:
Sandhawk Clan's alor'ad led from the front, arriving just before ten in the morning. Donning his armour and joining forces with members of 501st Legion's Knightfall Garrison, Rebel Legion's Hoth Base and the Melbourne Costume Group, the lone Mandalorian wandered the field and enjoyed a great deal of attention from the awe-struck and excited children at the event.

All costumers helped shepherd the children off the field and towards a waiting barbeque with sausages and burgers, and posed for more photos with children, volunteers and organisers alike. Their involvement ended shortly before noon, by which point all costumers had resumed civilian attire and left.

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Original Report by: Jaegun Clark

Mercs 'Sandhawk Clan - Sydney Supanova 2017' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Sydney, NSW (AUS)
Date: June 16-18, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Sandhawk Clan
Kamino Clan
Mission Objective: To raise money for Black Dog, and promote and participate in a Guinness World Record attempt

Invasion Report:
Sandhawk Clan was a late entrant into the combined efforts of the 501st's Southern Cross Garrison and Rebel Legion's Tython Base at Sydney Supanova. Event organisers were attempting to achieve the Guinness World Record for 'Most People in Star Wars costumes in one room' or something to that effect. The three groups came together to create a spectacular display area of props, costumed mannequins and high-quality helmets and accessories provided by Anovos.

Across the three days, members of Sandhawk Clan arrived early, trooped long and hard through the day and went home exhausted but ready for the next day. They liased with many recruits, both known and fresh-faced, and patrolled the convention floor. Sandhawk Clan's alor'ad even participated in a lightsaber demonstration with the Sons of Obi-wan.

Whilst there the clubs were raising money for Black Dog Institute, a research institute that focuses on improving the lives of people with mental illnesses. The generosity of the attending public was astounding, and the contribution they helped the three clubs make to Black Dog was just as incredible.

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Original Report by: Jaegun Clark

Mercs 'Yustapir Clan - St. Louis Cardinals Star Wars Night' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: St. Louis, MO
Date: 7-26-17
Clan(s) Involved: Yustapir
Mission Objective: To provide an awesome Star Wars atmosphere to fans.

Invasion Report:
The Yustapir Clan as well as members of the 501st from the 70th Explorers Garrison and Rebel Legion Dantooine Base come together at Busch Stadium Wednesday night to provide an awesome Star Wars atmosphere to fans. There where over 50 costumed members of the three groups as well as 5 droids.

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Original Report by: Vhekad Naast

Mercs 'Sandhawk Clan - Dreamworld 2017' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Gold Coast, Queensland (AUS)
Date: May 27-28, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Sandhawk Clan
Mission Objective: To fundraise as much as possible for Act for Kids

Invasion Report:
In combination with the Redback Garrison and Tatooine Base, northern members of Sandhawk Clan stormed Dreamworld for the weekend. Hundreds of photos were taken, there were 2 Grand Parades (Mandos participated in the Sunday parade). In total roughly $11, 000 was raised over the weekend for Act for Kids.

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Original Report by: Jaegun Clark

Mercs 'Naast Clan - Gwinnett Ballet Theater' Invasion Debriefing

Invasion location: Duluth, GA
Date: March 25, 2017
Clan(s) Involved: Naast
Mission Objective: Bring awareness of the arts through ballet.

Invasion Report:
Naast clan along with the Georgia Garrison of the 501st invaded the Gwinnett Ballet Theater to bring awareness of the arts through the local ballet program.

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Original Report by: Blackdugal