Online Starbase is a Star Trek/Starfleet themed forum. Founded in 2002, it has remained a place of values and respect with an active membership base, and the mission statement of being an active forum community set within a Star Trek frame of reference and using a long-standing promotion criteria. Members begin their Online Starbase career at the entry-level rank of ensign, with opportunities to advance in both rank and assignment dependent on levels of active participation and ability to contribute. Additionally, Online Starbase sets it self apart from other organizations due to the fact ranks are earned through service and positions are granted based on starbase qualifications, positions which are non-simm, and actually operate the website in its many areas.
Online Starbase's first commanding officer was Robert Richardson, who had used his experience from prior military and online trek organizations to develop the basic rank, regulations, and procedural infrastructure still used today. His goals were not to develop the base into a large organization, however, and because of this decision, membership remained small and exclusive for years. Ewan Vanguard, the second officer to promote to the position of starbase commander, made a mark in the direction of the community when one of his first decisions was to move the group to proboards and change the exclusivity of the membership, opening it up to public registration, a decision which would ultimately lead to a much larger membership and exposure on the web. Ryan W. Dean (December 2008-Present) is the most recent officer to advance to the office of Starbase Commander, after 6 years of service to the organization.
Hello Heather S.This is Captain Richard J.Ybarra of the Starship U.S.S.OVALAND NCC-362436.I am sending you this sub-space message to Thank You for allowing me to be one of your friends.I hope that we can become better friends in the future.My crew and I are currently on a deep space assignment but once we complete our mission and return to Earth perhaps you would like to join me and my crew for dinner.Afterwards I will take you on a tour of my ship.There will always be a seat at the Captain's table for you and you will always be welcome aboard the OVALAND.Take care and once again Thank You for the add.Captain Ybarra out.
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The counselor stepped through the doors of sickbay moments after the Admiral had contacted her about the Doctor's request for assistance with some of his concerns. Looking left and right, she did not immediately see the…"
"The novelization seems to provide a slightly better explanation for beaming from Earth to Kronos (natively, Qo'noS). He apparently used the experimental transwarp beaming device to relay himself to an orbiting freighter, then on to the Moon…"