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» Star Fleet Communique DS 18174123

Posted on Sun Apr 12th, 2020 @ 9:18pm by Commander Curtis Thibideaux in Fleet Announcements

To: USS Valiant, NCC 75416; Commander Natan O’Donnaghue commanding
cc: Captain Chelsea Scott, Bu’Pers, Starfleet HQ Diplomat Detachment; L’Shosh Ve Na’gon, Federation Diplomatic Attache
From: Admiral Leslie Leyhei, Strategic Operations Division Star Base 80
Re: Lieutenant Tavana Kolan, Daughter of Kretorg

Lieutenant Kolan, is reassigned from SB80’s diplomatic corp (general services) to USS Valiant, reporting aboard as Chief Diplomatic officer.

File Note: Valdivaeann Diplomatic Mission

» New Utrini People’s Combine claims responsibility.

Posted on Wed Jan 22nd, 2020 @ 7:20pm by Commander Curtis Thibideaux in General News

New Utrini People’s Combine claims responsibility.

Federation News Network:

A silver haired Andorian woman seated behind a desk, looks into the camera, smiles slightly and begins.

“Several days ago, bombs rocked Star Base 80, killing a now confirmed 50 beings and injuring hundreds. Additional information has also come to light that a ambassadorial ship was taken and used to smuggle the bombs onto the station and then used by the perpetrators to exit the station under the guise of a kidnapping.

Today the following message was broadcast in the clear by the New Utrini People’s Combine.”

The reporter’s image shortens and moves to a corner of the screen while another woman’s face appears centered in the screen. She is humanoid looking with bald head, dressed in elegantly simple robes. With a deep, rich, sonorous voice she intones while staring at the camera.

“We, the Utrini People’s Combine are responsible for your fears. We placed the explosive devices aboard Star Base 80 to wake you up to the idea that the Federation is not welcome in what you call the Triangle.” The woman’s finger shakes at the recorder before continuing, “Further, it is my opinion that many throughout known space feel the same way and that those yet to meet the vaunted Federation would be best served in not being influenced by them.”

“The Federation claims to come in peace, but they always hang conditions and want to change things. We don’t want or need your changes or so called improvements, so we have decided it is time to act. This is but our first note to a song that promises to burrow into your minds and shatter what you only think you know about the Federation.”

She stares at the camera for a time, then smiles and raises her hands reminiscent to a conductor and a faintly familiar piece of music begins and chanting picks up directly afterward as the woman’s face tilts up and she proclaims boldly, “We are the Combine. And we shall be heard!”

She then turns and begins making gestures as if conducting the music and voices, which immediately fall off and the scene fades with the man walking away, humming to himself and still gesturing.

The reporter’s face returns and says, “Little is know about the Utrini People’s Combine, or the woman. At least, that’s according to official sources. Federation News Network will continue investigating and reporting on this.”

» Terrorists Attack Star Base 80; Who were they?

Posted on Wed Jan 22nd, 2020 @ 7:19pm by Commander Curtis Thibideaux in General News

Terrorists Attack Star Base 80; Who were they?
by Amalen Fong, Ched’renak Reporter; AFN

Five days ago, explosions rocked Star Base 80, a Federation Outpost in the Typhon Expanse of the Beta Quadrant. All in all, twelve explosions threatened the station and the thousands of beings who live and transit through the busy hub.

Yet, to date no one knows who they were. In a press release, Admiral Sheldon Li stated that Star Fleet has the matter under control and is investigating all leads.

When queried what those leads were, the Admiral was less than forth coming, sticking with “I cannot comment on a current investigation.”

This reporter was on SB80 when the bombs struck, so I took to the station’s corridors and public spaces. Interviewing any uniform that would talk to me. I found no few number willing to voice their concerns on the condition of anonymity.

The sad part of all this is that they really don’t know who did this. They have a few lead’s they’re following, but one security officer told me the brass almost always depends on guilty parties taking credit to help direct their so called investigations.

In this case, what leads the Security office had were hitting dead ends and no one was claiming responsibility. So, the investigation will continue.

Amid all the chaos, the ship I was traveling with had their own drama when one of their crew, the USS Valiant’s Intelligence officer Lieutenant Commander Bella O' Donnaghue was kidnapped and her husband, Commander Natan O’Donnaghue and Captain of the Valiant was reportedly restrained and under threat of an explosive device at the same time.

However, eye witnesses claim Commander O’Donnaghue was found by station security alone and nude in his visiting officer quarters…with no sign of the lovely Lieutenant Commander.

Certain parties spoke of a lovers spat, while station reports confirmed that the Intelligence Officer was reported missing, possibly kidnapped by the same somebodies who set off the explosives aboard the station.

Whether these matters are linked is yet to be seen. If the kidnapping story was not some cover story used to cover up the nepotism reports aboard the USS Valiant.

This reporter learned through records and first hand interview with Commander O’Donnaghue that he had served with his brother in law, Captain of the Jackdaw, previous to this assignment. During the interview, the Commander stated that he and his wife worked well together as they had previously aboard his brother in law’s ship. When asked about the current crew of the Valiant, Commander O’Donnaghue avoided commenting on his new crew, merely stating that he had met the command staff.

Given a new command, even one as small as Valiant, this reporter could understand not having met all of his officers. But it spoke volumes about O’Donnaghue’s faith and trust in his new command, beyond his Intelligence officer.

Though it has been just days since the events of the bombing which killed 48 and injured 100’s, every person I interviewed felt displeasure at the ‘No comment on an current investigation’ message being bandied about by Star Fleet.

This reporter will next be contacting the Civilian governor of the station to find out their comments and the mood of the diplomatic corp.

» Star Fleet Communique GS 2451881

Posted on Sat Jan 18th, 2020 @ 5:28pm by Commander Curtis Thibideaux in Fleet Announcements

To: USS Valiant, NCC 75416; Comander Natan O’Donnaghue commanding.
cc: Admiral Evans Neewa, Bu’Pers, Star Fleet Academy/Starfleet Medical; Captain Emmet Griedg, commanding, Star Base 310.
From: Starfleet Headquarters Command, Bureau of Personnel, Vice Admiral Shebang Mai
Re: Lieutenant MacKenzie Grayson

Lieutenant MacKenzie Grayson, MD, is requested and required to report aboard USS Valiant, NCC 75416, currently located at Star Base 80 as Chief Medical Officer. Travel Authorization B71634G3

» Star Fleet Communique SO-2905270

Posted on Fri Jan 17th, 2020 @ 7:54pm by Commander Curtis Thibideaux in Fleet Announcements

To: USS Valiant, NCC 75416; Commander Natan O’Donnaghue commanding.
cc: Admiral (lower half) Effron Tieg, JAG, 9th Fleet; Lt. Marlis Shay, Star Base 80 Brig commanding officer.
From: Commander Eliza Foi, Star Base 80 JAG liaison
Re: Ensign Justin Flynn and Lt. Junior Grade. Tierra Zh’ Erde.

The afore mentioned officers, Ensign Justin Flynn and Lt. (JG) Tierra Zh’Erde both officers serving aboard the USS Valiant did Miss Movement and are hereby remanded for General Courts Martial under article 73 of the Articles of Fleet Justice. Subsequently, both officers are hereby officially transferred to SB80 and shall be housed in the Brig there until trial or other determinations by an appointed authority.

Latest Mission Posts

» Death of an Ambassador

Mission: Diplomacy by any means necessary.
Posted on Fri Sep 25th, 2020 @ 6:19pm by Commander Curtis Thibideaux & Commander Natan O'Donnaghue & Lieutenant Day Smith & Ensign Schen Gan'Agar

Ambassador Telford sat in his work chair, turned so that he could use the shuttles’s viewer as a working monitor. At the moment, he was feeling more than just a little disgruntled. Captain O’Donnaghue’s choice to help find a new home had thrown his personal timetable off.

He should have…

» Lunch magnifique

Mission: Diplomacy by any means necessary.
Posted on Sun Sep 6th, 2020 @ 3:17pm by Commander Curtis Thibideaux & Lieutenant Tavana Kolan, Daughter of Kretorg

The ambassador’s shuttle and the bay was much the same the last time Tavani had seen it, during their meeting with the Captain, Commander Ral and Lieutenant Cross. Now however, the shuttle had been moved closer to the far bulkhead and drapers of pinkish rose and light blue now adorned…

» Dinner! Date?

Mission: Diplomacy by any means necessary.
Posted on Sun Sep 6th, 2020 @ 3:11pm by Ainsley Shaw & Lieutenant Mackenzie 'Mac' Grayson & Lieutenant JG Rianna Repatha

The cargo bay had seen some renovations over the past days. The ambassador’s shuttle filled most of it with barely a meter and a half clearance fore and aft. Now however it had been nestled closer to one of the bay walls, giving the side gangway much more clearance.


» Working through lunch

Mission: Diplomacy by any means necessary.
Posted on Fri Jul 31st, 2020 @ 3:41pm by Commander Curtis Thibideaux & Ainsley Shaw & Lieutenant JG T'Pel

Curtis semi-slumped in his seat, moodily poking at the remainder of the succotash that had came with the pork meatloaf sandwich Ainsley had brought him. It was all excellent, but he just hadn't had much of an appetite with prepping for the Valdivaeann mission and getting the ambassador settled.


» Tête-à-tête

Mission: Diplomacy by any means necessary.
Posted on Mon Jul 6th, 2020 @ 8:22pm by Chief Petty Officer Biv Th'shrolneq & Lieutenant Day Smith

Biv was ambivalent. He liked his job well enough and was good at it. Being waist deep in the guts of Valiant's number two transporter pad, conducting a level one diagnostic. The pad's systems had been replaced and updated less than six months ago and the systems were all operating…

Latest Personal Logs

» New Assignment

Posted on Tue Feb 25th, 2020 @ 4:50pm by Lieutenant JG T'Pel

Personal Log, Lieutenant T'Pel

I have received permission to disembark Starbase 1 for my new assignment to the USS Valiant as Assistant Chief of Operations. It has been nearly twelve years since my last starship assignment and I am pleased with the orders upon their arrival.

My time aboard Starbase…

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