March 10, 2003: Legion membership hits 300.
May 12, 2003: Matt Pfingsten appointed to Rebel Legion Command Council by Richard Fairbrother, Lynn Duffield, Jason Gallo, Douglas Fesko, and Tony Troxell.
August 29, 2003, 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time: First ever Meet the Rebel Legion panel at Dragon*Con 17. First annual Rebel Legion Dragon*Con dinner. Peter Mayhew in attendance.
September 15, 2003: Arlette Trumble joins the Rebel Legion, becoming the 400th member.
September 15, 2003: Alpha Base, the long established Rebel costume group for Washington state, joins the Rebel Legion. Greg Evans is the CO.
October 25, 2003 – Fallen Rebel: Chanel Vanecek “Padme_Skywalker” – Endor Base
October, 2003: Honorary Members – Amy Allen, Anthony Daniels, Rena Owen, and Warwick Davis inducted by Star Base.
May 1, 2002: RebelLegion.Com version 2.0 launched. The second website was built by Matt Pfingsten. ID Numbers eliminated from the Rebel Legion.
May 3, 2002 – May 5, 2002: Star Wars Celebration II in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Rebel Legion has a fan table for the very first time. Lynn Duffield named Costumer of the Year (2002). Jason Gallo named Rebel of the Year (2002) at 501st/Rebel Legion/FanForce mixer. Rebel Legion provides escort duty for Rebel Heroes panel.
July 15, 2002 – Fallen Rebel: Roice D. Petschauer “StyEpsen” – Alpha Base
July 16, 2002: Richard Fairbrother steps down as Legion Commander. LXO Jason Gallo is promoted to LCO, Council serves as LXO.
July 27, 2002: RebelLegion.Com forums launched. Legion EZBoard closed.
October 26, 2002: Polis Massa Outpost approved.
October 28, 2002: Our 200th member joins the Rebel Legion.
December 18, 2002: Endor Base is formed and covers Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Northern California, Alaska, and Hawaii. Chris James is CO.
April 22, 2001: RebelLegion.Com website launched. The first website was built by Jason D Brooks.
August 31, 2001 – September 3, 2001: Dragon*Con 15, our first event. Richard Fairbrother, Lynn Duffield, and Brandi present. We shared a fan table with Richies Armor.
October 23, 2001: Southern Base renamed Freedom Base.
December, 2001: Tony Troxell steps down as LCO. Richard Fairbrother named successor, with Jason Gallo as the LXO.
January, 2000: The Rebel Legion was officially founded by Tony Troxell (LCO), Richard Fairbrother (LXO), Doug Fesko, and Ed O’Connell.
The first bases were:
– Brazilian Base
– Canadian Base
– Central Base (Joe Selle as CO: ND, SD, NE, MO, KS, IA, MN)
– Echo Base (Richard Fairbrother as CO: NY, NJ, MA, RI, PA, CT, ME, NH, VT)
– Evergreen Base (Erica Mahood as CO: WA)
– Florida Base (Ken Ograyensek as CO: FL)
– Georgia Base (Brandi Messee as CO: GA)
– Midwest Base (MI, OH, IN, IL, WI)
– Mountain Base (MT, WY, CO, UT, AZ, NM)
– NoCal Base (Northern California)
– SoCal Base (Jeff Teel as CO: Southern California)
– Southern Base (KY, TN, AL, MS, NC, SC, VA)
– Star Base (Richard Bruner as CO: TX, OK, AR, LA)
– Western Base (AK, HI, OR, ID, NV)
Initially, the Legion members had ID numbers just like the 501st.