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Mon Aug 19th, 2019 @ 7:18am
Ensign Kendra Ellis
Name Kendra Jenna Ellis
Position Chief Navigation Officer
|Physical Description||Kendra is a woman of a slim, athletic build due to her Starfleet training. She has a small scar on her back from a shuttle crash in her teens. She has no other scars, tattoos, or blemishes|
Personality & Traits
|General Overview||Kendra is a kind hearted individual who prides herself on being there for her fellow officers and crews. She is very much by the book, and prefers to colour in the lines. She is the happiest when she is flying a starship or a shuttle.|
|Strengths & Weaknesses||Strengths – Piloting Skills, Basic Navigation, Writing, Drawing, History, Teaching
Weaknesses: Sciences, Medicine, Can show her stress in extreme stress situations. Claustrophobic
|Ambitions||To eventually command her own ship, and on a more personal note, to get married and have kids of her own one day.|
|Hobbies & Interests||Jogging the Hangar Bay / Decks to stay in shape. Reading Earth History, Cooking, studying technical plans of starships|
|Personal History||Kendra was born on September 8, 2222 on New Paris Colony to a pair of merchants. From an early age she was interested in space flight and in Starfleet. She grew up wanting to learn how to fly and explore the unknown mysteries of space.
When she was 16, her parents allowed her to take shuttle pilot lessons from the local courier. During her third lesson with the courier the shuttle lost power shortly after leaving the space port on New Paris, and crashed into a wooded area about 20 kms from the port. Kendra was injured in the crash, suffering a moderate gash on her back. The courier was unfortunately killed. She sent 7 days in the wilderness as the shuttles locator beacon was damaged. She never talked to her parents or anyone about her experiences and asked the doctors to heal her wound, but to leave the scar so she could be reminded of the accident.
In 2241 when she turned 18 she was accepted in Starfleet Academy and wasn’t sure exactly what she wanted her career path in the fleet to be as the accident had made her a bit shy of being a pilot. She didn’t decide that she wanted to be a Navigator until her final year at the Academy and applied to take the Navigation school training and was accepted into the school following her graduation in 2245
She spent the next twelve months learning the basics of being a Starfleet Navigator on an aging Daedalus Class Starship the USS Tesla which had been reactivated and assigned to the Academy to be a training vessel. After she had completed her training on the Tesla she was assigned as a Junior Navigation Officer on the 3rd Shift on board the USS Iroquois, a Walker Class Ship.
The Iroquois spent the next five years exploring the limits of known space, following up on unmanned probes sent out during the early years of UESPA in the middle of the 2100’s. In 2250 she was assigned to pilot the XO and landing party to a first contact meeting with the Thoasian Society which had just developed Warp Technology, the shuttle was hit by an ion storm and she was forced to ditch on a rogue Class M planet. She was struck with intense flashbacks to her earlier crash as she struggled to keep the dying craft in the air, but she was able to land it in a clearing in one piece. For her actions she was awarded a commendation by the XO and he recommended her to the new Advanced Navigation Course that was just getting organized at Starfleet Academy.
She split the next two years of her career between her ‘theory’ class on the main Starfleet Academy Classes and the ‘on the job’ training on board the Tesla. She graduated in the top 30% of her class. She was assigned to the be the Chief Navigator on board the USS Hades in April 2256
|Service Record||2241 – 2245 – Starfleet Academy – General Cadet Studies
2245 – 2246 – Navigation School, USS Tesla NCC-191
2246 - 2251 – 3rd Shift Navigator, USS Iroquois NCC-1502, Walker Class
2251 – 2254 – Assistant Chief Navigator, USS Krivak NCC-1456, Saladin Class
2254 – 2256 – Advanced Navigation Course, Starfleet Academy
2256 - ???? – Chief Navigator, USS Hades