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HELP: Commissioned Officers
« on: April 24, 2008, 11:31:25 AM »
HELP TOPIC: Commissioned Officers


Commissioned officers are players who have gone through the Academy and have graduated in their respective field. They rank from Ensign to Admiral and may hold positions with increased responsibility, for example, department head or first officer of a starship.

The commissioned officer rank structure is as follows:

Flag officers

Rear Admiral
Lower Half
Rear Admiral
Upper Half
Vice AdmiralAdmiralFleet Admiral


Fleet Captain
This rank can be held by the Fleet Executive Officer


Senior officers

Lieutenant
Commander
CommanderCaptain


Junior officers

EnsignLieutenant
(Junior Grade)
Lieutenant

Additionally, any officer may be promoted to an "acting" rank in the event of a personnel shortage or if that officer displays particular skill and effort but hasn't reached the required criteria for promotion to the full substantative rank.

The acting ranks are as follows:

Senior officers

Acting
Lieutenant
Commander
Acting
Commander

Junior officers

Acting EnsignActing
Lieutenant
(Junior Grade)
Acting Lieutenant


The following lists the positions each rank may hold:
  • Ensign - junior officer, assistant department head
  • Lieutenant (Junior Grade) - junior officer, may hold department head position on small ships
  • Lieutenant - department head
  • Lieutenant Commander - senior officer, department head on large ships, first officer on small ships
  • Commander - senior officer, first officer, commanding officer on small ships
  • Captain - senior officer, commanding officer
  • Rear Admiral (LH) - flag officer
  • Rear Admiral (UH) - flag officer
  • Vice Admiral - flag officer, senior fleet command position
  • Admiral - flag officer, senior fleet command position
  • Fleet Admiral - flag officer, Shadow Fleet commanding officer (special appointment)

See also:
« Last Edit: April 02, 2014, 05:06:54 PM by Mike Anderson »

 

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