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My, time has flown! Since taking command six months ago, I have been strongly encouraged by Task Force 72’s environment and growth. Not long after I arrived, I had two sims join 72’s roster. Each of these fine games, along with their excellent COs, quickly became part of the Task Force’s foundation and have emerged […]

  TO  All Fleet
FROM  Vice Admiral Zachary O’Connell
      Starbase 72
 VIA  Arrivals, Task Force 72

Will billions and billions of people in the galaxy, it’s easy to assume that there are also millions upon millions that serve in Starfleet. And those personnel have to start somewhere, especially if Earth can’t accommodate them all. To that end, Starfleet has opened satellite campuses around the galaxy, including its newest facility on Bajor. […]

  TO  All Fleet
FROM  Vice Admiral Zachary O’Connell
      Starbase 72
 VIA  Arrivals, Task Force 72

Happy Friday, Task Force 72! It is with great pleasure to announce a new arrival to Task Force 72. Please welcome Walsh, at the helm of the USS Firebrand as Commander John Reynolds, 72’s first Vesta-class starship! The Firebrand will be focused on the Gavarian Corridor and relations with the Cardassian Union. Welcome to the team! […]

  TO  All Fleet
FROM  Vice Admiral Zachary O’Connell
      Starbase 72
 VIA  Promotions, Task Force 72

As many of you may already know, our illustrious TFXO, Major General Paul Potter (Moss) has been promoted to lead Task Force 38. I am certainly very excited for him, and I wish 38 and Moss great success. Moss is leaving Carnwenann station behind, so it is now an open command for anyone to assume. […]

Happy Sunday, Task Force 72! It gives me great pleasure today to recognize a CO who has contributed quite a bit to Task Force 72, and the fleet as a whole. This individual has constantly been on the front lines, remaining ever vigilant in case all hell should break loose. In honor of her achievements, […]

Good evening, everyone! Per the Fleet’s updated bylaws, I am happy to announce the appointment of a Task Group Commanding Officer, Woodland Mammal, who shall be taking charge of 72’s Task Group Athena. Moss, our fearless and faithful TFXO, shall continue to lead Task Group Hermes. Over the next few days, there will be some shuffling among […]

  TO  All Fleet
FROM  Vice Admiral Zachary O’Connell
      Starbase 72
 VIA  Promotions, Task Force 72

In today’s Starfleet, shakeups are nothing new. Such is the case for the USS Ark Royal. Commander Scott Parker has been transferred to a new assignment. But the Ark Royal will not be returning to the mothballs. Command has been transferred to Commander Charles McFadden effective immediately. Welcome to the center chair, Commander!

  TO  All Fleet
FROM  Vice Admiral Zachary O’Connell
      Starbase 72
 VIA  Arrivals, Task Force 72

Every ship has an engineering team, but they are generally qualified to repair and enhance the ship they serve on. Sometimes there’s a job that not even Scotty can handle. When that day comes, who will you call? Hazard Team 14, that is! This Team, codenamed Valkyries, is a member of the Starfleet Corps of […]

  TO  All Fleet
FROM  Vice Admiral Zachary O’Connell
      Starbase 72
 VIA  Promotions, Task Force 72

Happy weekend, Task Force 72. I find myself privileged on this cold December morning to recognize a particular individual within Task Force 72. In recognition of completing the Academy, and achieving active status with his sim, it is my pleasure to promote Lieutenant Commander Remas McDonald of the USS Traveller to the rank of Commander, with […]

  TO  All Fleet
FROM  Vice Admiral Zachary O’Connell
      Starbase 72
 VIA  Arrivals, Task Force 72

It is with great pleasure that I welcome the USS Providence to Task Force 72! And, yes, that is your classic Constitution-Class starship you see above. Led by Lieutenant Commander Rick McGavin, the USS Providence is pulled through time from the 2270s to 2388! The crew must not only come to grips with the fact […]

  TO  All Fleet
FROM  Vice Admiral Zachary O’Connell
      Starbase 72
 VIA  Promotions, Task Force 72

Happy weekend, Task Force 72. I find myself privileged on this Saturday morning to perform my first promotion as your Task Force Commanding Officer. In recognition of completing the Academy, and achieving active status with his sim, it is my pleasure to promote Lieutenant Commander Mrazak of Memory Theta to the rank of Commander, with all […]

  TO  All Fleet
FROM  Vice Admiral Zachary O’Connell
      Starbase 72
 VIA  Task Force 72
  ON  December 11, 2388

Relations between the Cardassian Union and the Breen have never been this tense. Prior to the Dominion War, the Breen preferred to keep to themselves, rarely pushing against the Federation and Cardassian borders or allowing anyone inside theirs. The war changed many things, including emboldening the Confederacy. When the war ended, though the Breen was […]

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