Garrison Tyranus is the 501st unit that covers the Commonwealth of Virginia. Founded in June 2002, after they and Carolina Garrison split off from the Southern Garrison. As of the last census, they are the seventh largest 501st garrison in the world and have over 275 active members across the state.

Freedom Base is The Rebel Legion’s base for Virginia and West Virginia. Its mission is to offer the costume enthusiast of the Star Wars hero characters a local community to enjoy, express, and share their costume talents. They also promote the quality and improvement of Star Wars costumes and give back to the community through works of charity and volunteerism.