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Hailing Frequencies Open April 2024

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The fifth and final season of Star Trek: Discovery is almost upon us. It has been quite a ride. It will be interesting to see where this final adventure takes us. A lot of us have been enjoying Star Trek: Strange New Worlds that was presented to us after the second season of Discovery. We will be watching on Paramount+ on April 4th. Don’t forget that any spoiler discussion of the episodes should take place in the #Spoiler-Zone channel of the Seventh Fleet Discord server.

The filming has completed on the Section 31 movie for Paramount+. There has already been some photos and a special announcement made about one of the characters that had her origins on The Next Generation.

We have a date for our upcoming Fleet Day. The games will be held on Saturday, July 27th at a park in Taylorsville. This is a fun event that everyone can bring their families and friends to attend. Thank you to the USS White Buffalo for putting this Fleet event together.

Spring is here and a lot of us can’t wait for the warmer weather. Don’t forget that safety should be at the forefront when you start with your outdoor activities. One of the events that the State of Utah holds every April is the Great Utah Shakeout coming up on April 18th. This is a state-wide earthquake drill that starts at 10:15 am. Information on how to prepare for this drill and how you can protect yourself from earthquakes can be found at the link just posted above.

Don’t forget to join us on the Seventh Fleet Discord server. Gif-Wars has been very popular as well as sharing memes. The #Spoiler-Zone is where we can openly talk about the latest episodes (not just of Star Trek) without having to worry about spoiling it for someone who hasn’t seen the episodes yet. We also need photos of your pets for the #Porthos-Pals channel. This becoming the new online hangout.

Congratulations To:
Andrew Myles (USS Valkyrie) for being promoted to the rank of Ensign
Evelyn Durrant (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Lt. Commander

Star Trek Birthdays and Anniversaries:
April 1 Grace Lee Whitney (Star Trek, Star Trek: Voyager)
April 4 Casey Biggs (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Enterprise)
April 15 Michael Ansara (Star Trek, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager)
April 20 George Takei (Star Trek, Star Trek: Voyager)
April 24 Jack Quaid (Star Trek: Lower Decks)
April 29 Kate Mulgrew (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Prodigy)

Other Dates To Note:
April 1 April Fools’ Day
April 5 First Contact Day (2063)
April 5 Klingon Day of Honor
April 9 Easter Day
April 12 Frontier Day (2151)
April 15 Tax Day
April 22 Ancestors’ Eve
April 28 National Superhero Day
May 1 World Laughter Day
May 2 International Harry Potter Day
May 4 Star Wars Day
May 4 Free Comic Book Day
May 5 Cinco de Mayo
May 6 National Space Day
May 11 National Twilight Zone Day
May 12 Mother’s Day
May 22 Sherlock Holmes Day
May 27 Memorial Day

Other Items To Note:
The latest issue of the USS Kelly newsletter, Kelly Communique, has been released and can be found here.
The latest issue of the USS Ticonderoga newsletter, Ticonderoga Transmissions, has been released and can be found here.

Upcoming Events and Conventions:
April 6-7: Gem State Comic Con (Boise)
August 1-4: Star Trek Las Vegas
September 26-28: FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention

Hailing Frequencies Open is posted on the 1st of the month at SeventhFleet.org. If you have an entry that you would like to be included in a future HFO, please contact your Commanding Officer. The CO needs to have it submitted to the Admiralty by the 2nd to last day of the month for inclusion.

Hailing Frequencies Open November/December 2023

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So our apologies about the lack of an update recently. The primary webmaster who writes up the monthly Hailing Frequencies Open had a medical issue last month. Thankfully he has made a recovery and is now back in action (after following doctor’s orders). To make up for it, we will combine November and December into one post.

It is with a sad heart that we must announce that Aimee Jacobs of the USS Ticonderoga passed away in November due to complications with cancer. There was a very good turnout of fleet members at her viewing and funeral. A donation was made by both the Seventh Fleet and the USS Ticonderoga to her funeral expenses. We would like to extend our condolences to her husband, Brad Jacobs, and the rest of Aimee’s family.

Here is what the cover to the 2024 Seventh Fleet Calendar will look like. If you haven’t gotten your $10 in to buy one, please contact your commanding officer ASAP. We need to have 50 orders to get the best price for a print run. This calendar will contain photos of the various 25th Anniversary Bingo entries.

Speaking of 2024, we have a date for the Admiral’s Banquet. It will be Saturday, February 3rd in Roy, Utah. This is a uniformed or nice dressed event where we come to celebrate the anniversary of the Seventh Fleet. All members and their plus one are invited to attend. All of the January dates were booked, so we had to move to the first Saturday in February. The USS Kelly is hosting and they have quite a few items that they are looking forward to presenting. There will also be another silent auction at the banquet. Also at the banquet we will be recognizing the winners of the 25th Anniversary Bingo. Make sure your commanding officer has your credits down if you made a bingo (completed five items) or blackout (completed all items) so that we can make sure your award is present.

The USS Valkyrie is back under command of Captain Charles Core after Lt. Commander John Paskett has stepped away to take some much needed leave. The chapter is now running as a Constitution Refit class with the registry of NCC-6353. We thank Lt. Commander Paskett for his service.

For some reason, the email we have set up for the Seventh Fleet academy on the @seventhfleet.org domain hasn’t been forwarding to Commodore Marla Trowbridge, the Academy Commandant. To make sure that emails are getting to her, please use SeventhFleetAcademy@gmail.com for all correspondence. If you have sent something recently and did not receive a response, please re-send to the gmail address listed above.

Star Trek: Prodigy will be available on Netflix starting on December 25th. The last season of Star Trek: Discovery will launch sometime in April, 2024. Pre-production has started on the Section 31 movie.

If you are interested in being contacted by one of our chapters for membership, please fill out our Online Interest Form. We will then forward it to the chapter that you requested.

Don’t forget to join us on the Seventh Fleet Discord server. Gif-Wars has been very popular as well as sharing memes. The #Spoiler-Zone is where we can openly talk about the latest episodes (not just of Star Trek) without having to worry about spoiling it for someone who hasn’t seen the episodes yet. We also need photos of your pets for the #Porthos-Pals channel. This becoming the new online hangout.

Welcome Aboard:
Crewman 2nd Class Aaron Bergevin who is joining the USS Pulsar
Crewman 2nd Class Emily Bolander who is joining the USS Pulsar
Crewman 2nd Class Kya Durrant who is joining the USS Pulsar
Crewman 2nd Class Tanner Durrant who is joining the USS Pulsar
Crewman 2nd Class Joshua Ramirez who is joining the USS Delaware
Crewman 2nd Class Paola Silva who is joining the USS Delaware

Congratulations To:
Lt. Lynette Knox for being named USS Delaware Warrior of the Month for August 2023
The crew of the USS White Buffalo for being named USS Delaware Warriors of the month for September 2023
Jack Graham (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant
John Hubenthal (USS Ticonderoga) for being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant
Jazi Kat (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant (j.g.)
Josh Sorensen (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant (j.g.)
Connie Burk (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Ensign
Nicholas Burk (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Ensign
Skye Caden (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Ensign
Donna Colflesh (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Ensign
Brian Mealing (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Ensign
Rich Reynolds (USS Pulsar) for being promoted to the rank of Crewman 1st Class

Star Trek Birthdays and Anniversaries:
November 5 Armin Shimerman (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Lower Decks)
November 6 Rebecca Romijn (Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Short Treks, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds)
November 7 Mary Chieffo (Star Trek: Discovery)
November 9 Robert Duncan McNeill (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Lower Decks)
November 12 Wallace Shawn (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
November 12 Max Grodenchik (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Lower Decks)
November 13 Whoopi Goldberg (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Picard)
November 18 Star Trek: Generations premiers (1994)
November 19 Robert Beltran (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Prodigy)
November 19 Terry Farrell (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
November 21 Alexander Siddig (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation)
November 22 Star Trek: First Contact premiers (1996)
November 24 Denise Crosby (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
November 24 Dwight Schultz (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: First Contact)
November 25 Ricardo Montalban (Star Trek, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)
November 25 Jeffrey Hunter (Star Trek)
November 26 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home premiers (1986)
November 27 Alison Phil (Star Trek: Picard)
November 28 Scarlett Pomers (Star Trek: Voyager)
December 4 Tony Todd (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager)
December 6 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country premiers (1991)
December 7 Star Trek: The Motion Picture premiers (1979)
December 9 Michael Dorn (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country)
December 10 John Colicos (Star Trek, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
December 11 Star Trek: Insurrection premiers (1998)
December 13 Christopher Plummer (Star Trek: VI The Undiscovered Country)
December 13 Star Trek: Nemesis premiers (2002)
December 15 Garrett Wang (Star Trek: Voyager)
December 18 Jason Mantzoukas (Star Trek: Prodigy)
December 20 Nicole de Boer (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
December 21 Michelle Hurd (Star Trek: Picard)
December 23 Noel Wells (Star Trek: Lower Decks)
December 27 Wilson Cruz (Star Trek: Discovery)
December 28 Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek)

Other Dates To Note:
November 5 Daylight Saving Time ends
November 7 Election Day
November 11 Veterans Day
November 23 Thanksgiving Day
November 25 Gazpacho Soup Day
December 4 National Dice Day
December 7 Hanukkah Starts
December 10 Human Rights Day
December 15 Hanukkah Ends
December 21 Winter Solstice
December 25 Christmas Day
December 26 Boxing Day
December 31 New Years Eve
January 1 New Years Day
January 2 National Science Fiction Day
January 5 Twelfth Night
January 9 Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 21 First Star Trek convention (1972)

Other Items To Note:
The latest issue of the Kelly Communique has been released and can be found here.

Upcoming Events and Conventions:
February 3: Admiral’s Banquet (Roy)
Feb 28-March 3: SaltCON (Layton)
April 6-7: Gem State Comic Con (Boise)
August 1-4: Star Trek Las Vegas
September 26-28: FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention

Hailing Frequencies Open is posted on the 1st of the month at SeventhFleet.org. If you have an entry that you would like to be included in a future HFO, please contact your Commanding Officer. The CO needs to have it submitted to the Admiralty by the 2nd to last day of the month for inclusion.

Hailing Frequencies Open July 2023

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We had a great Fleet Day 2023 last month. Many thanks to the crew of the USS Pulsar for putting on a great event. This is basically our summer reunion for our Star Trek family and every chapter was represented. Don’t worry, if you missed out the USS White Buffalo will be hosting the 2024 Fleet Day next year.

FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention is quickly approaching. We will have a booth coordinated by the USS Valkyrie and the USS White Buffalo will be running the Artemis bridge simulator at the con. Both sections are in need of volunteers. If you are able to help out, please contact your commanding officer. This convention will be held at the Salt Palace on September 21-23.

When the call goes out to Star Trek fandom, the fans responds in droves. As most of you may have heard, the future of Star Trek: Prodigy is up in the air right now. If you haven’t watched this show, it may have already been pulled off of Paramount+. You can still get the disks from Amazon by following this link. There has also been a #SaveStarTrekProdigy petition started at Change.org that you can sign at this link. Talk about the show on social media with the hashtag and sign the petition. It has been a great show that has contributed to the Star Trek universe.

Science fiction author Peter David has written several Star Trek novels and comics. We’ve had the opportunity to meet him at FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention. Unfortunately he has been experiencing several compounding health issues, which unfortunately have lead to several medical bills. There has been a GoFundMe set up for him and we would like to encourage anyone who can to donate.

We’ve only experienced three episodes of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season two, but they have been AH-Maze-ing. The episodes have only continued to get better.

Welcome Aboard:
Crewman 2nd Class Keira Jensen who is joining the USS Valkyrie
Crewman 2nd Class Caden Wesner who is joining the USS Valkyrie
Crewman 2nd Class Ivy Zemke who is joining the USS Valkyrie

Congratulations To:
Jasmine Johnson of the USS Pulsar for reaching the rank of Ensign
Anthony Rojas of the USS Valkrie for reaching the rank of Lieutenant (j.g.)
Julie Henkes of the USS Kelly for reaching the rank of Lieutenant

Star Trek Birthdays and Anniversaries:
July 1 Dominic Keating (Star Trek: Enterprise)
July 2 Brock Peters (Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
July 3 Kurtwood Smith (Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Lower Decks)
July 7 Vaughn Armstrong (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise)
July 8 Shazad Latif (Star Trek: Discovery)
July 9 Linda Park (Star Trek: Enterprise)
July 13 Sir Patrick Stewart (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Films, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Picard)
July 19 Benedict Cumberbatch (Star Trek: Into Darkness)
July 22 Louise Fletcher (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
July 22 Star Trek Beyond premiers (2016)
July 26 Nana Visitor (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
July 29 Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Films, Star Trek: Picard, The Ready Room)
July 30 Mary Wiseman (Star Trek: Discovery)

Other Dates To Note:
July 2 World UFO Day
July 4 Independence Day
July 8 National Video Game Day
July 20 National Moon Day
July 24 Pioneer Day (Utah)
July 29 NASA Founded (1958)
August 9 National Book Lovers Day

Other Items To Note:
The latest USS Valkrie newsletter is now available online. It can be found here.

Upcoming Events:
August 3-6 Star Trek: Las Vegas
September 21-23 FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention
Feb 28-March 3: SaltCON (Layton)

Hailing Frequencies Open is posted on the 1st of the month at SeventhFleet.org. If you have an entry that you would like to be included in a future HFO, please contact your Commanding Officer. The CO needs to have it submitted to the Admiralty by the 2nd to last day of the month for inclusion.

Hailing Frequencies Open April 2023

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I’m very happy to type up this month’s entry for Hailing Frequencies Open. To find out why, just look at the Welcome Aboard and Congratulations To sections below. First our Star Trek family is expanding. Please make sure to help these new members feel welcome when you see them at Fleet Day coming up in June. There are also a large number of members who have earned rank advancements and medals. Your name can be on this list as well by talking with your commanding officer. They can let you know what you need to do to earn your next rank. These ranks are not just given out, they are earned through a lot of work and effort. These are something to be proud of when you pin on you rank insignia on your uniform.

It is not just club achievements that we celebrate in our Star Trek family. Real life events deserve to be celebrated as well. A special shout out (and thank you) goes to Ensign Richard Blanck of the USS Kelly. He will be taking his oath and be sworn into the Army National Guard on Monday, April 3rd. Thank you for your service. If you have an announcement that you would like to have posted here, just let your commanding officer know.

We have had several members of the USS Rendezvous confirm that they have reached BINGO in the 25th Anniversary Bingo that we are playing for the entire year. No announcement yet on who will reach BLACKOUT first. Who will make it first? Keep sending your photos into Bingo@SeventhFleet.org.

Science fiction author Peter David has written several Star Trek novels and comics. We’ve had the opportunity to meet him at FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention. Unfortunately he has been experiencing several compounding health issues, which unfortunately have lead to several medical bills. There has been a GoFundMe set up for him and we would like to encourage anyone who can to donate.

If you are not watching Star Trek: Picard season three, go watch it now. This season has been hitting all of the emotional highs and we can’t wait to see where this will end up. It is rumored that some of the characters may be spun off into a new series called Star Trek: Legacy.

Welcome Aboard:
Crewman 2nd Class Andrew Myles who is joining the USS Valkyrie.
Crewman 2nd Class Matt Coats who is joining the USS Valkyrie.
Crewman 3rd Class Matthew Coats who is joining the USS Valkyrie.
Crewman 2nd Class Marta Alvear who is joining the USS Ticonderoga.
Crewman 2nd Class Matthew Grove who is joining the USS Ticonderoga.
Crewman 2nd Class Sean Smith who is joining the USS Ticonderoga.
Crewman 2nd Class Celeste Christianson who is joining the USS Ticonderoga.
Crewman 2nd Class Vincent Hobson who is joining the USS Ticonderoga.
Crewman 2nd Class Becca Twitchell who is joining the USS Ticonderoga.
Crewman 2nd Class Travis Degan who is joining the USS Ticonderoga.

Congratulations To:
Ensign Richard Blanck of the USS Kelly will be sworn into the Army National Guard on Monday, April 3rd.
Rich Reynolds of the USS Pulsar for his rank advancement to Crewman 1st Class.
Megan Johnson of the USS Ticonderoga for her rank advancement to Crewman 1st Class.
Issac Jacobs of the USS Ticonderoga for his rank advancement to Ensign.
Tina Toress of the USS Ticonderoga for her rank advancement to Ensign.
Amiee Jacobs of the USS Ticonderoga for her rank advancement to Lieutenant (j.g.).
Annie Stephens of the USS Ticonderoga for her rank advancement to Lieutenant.
Crewman 1st Class Eric Moorer of the USS Kelly for earning the Distinguished Service Award.
Ensign Sara Podwys of the USS Ticonderoga for earning the Kragite Order of Heroism.
Lt. (j.g.) Anthony Rojas of the USS Valkyrie for earning the Talaxian Trade Medal.
Lt. Annie Stephens of the USS Ticonderoga for earning the Distinguished Service Award.
Lt. Commander Dawn Woods of the USS Kelly for earning the Distinguished Service Award.
Crewman 1st Class Dave Carr for earning the January 2023 USS Delaware Warrior of the Month.
Lt. Michael McCreight for earning the February 2023 USS Delaware Warrior of the Month.
Lt. Justin Taylor for earning the 2022 USS Delaware Warrior of the Year.

Star Trek Birthdays and Anniversaries:
April 1 Grace Lee Whitney (Star Trek, Star Trek: Voyager)
April 4 Casey Biggs (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Enterprise)
April 15 Michael Ansara (Star Trek, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager)
April 20 George Takei (Star Trek, Star Trek: Voyager)
April 24 Jack Quaid (Star Trek: Lower Decks)
April 29 Kate Mulgrew (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Prodigy)

Other Dates To Note:
April 1 April Fools’ Day
April 5 First Contact Day (2063)
April 5 Klingon Day of Honor
April 9 Easter Day
April 12 Frontier Day (2151)
April 18 Tax Day
April 22 Ancestors’ Eve
April 28 National Superhero Day
May 1 World Laughter Day
May 2 International Harry Potter Day
May 4 Star Wars Day
May 5 Cinco de Mayo
May 6 National Space Day
May 6 Free Comic Book Day
May 11 National Twilight Zone Day
May 14 Mother’s Day
May 22 Sherlock Holmes Day
May 29 Memorial Day

Other Items To Note:
The latest issue of the USS Ticonderoga newsletter, Ticonderoga Transmissions, has been released and can be found here.

Upcoming Events:
May 26-28 Star Trek: Mission Seattle (CANCELED)
June 24 Fleet Day (Utah County)
August 3-6 Star Trek: Las Vegas
September 21-23 FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention

Hailing Frequencies Open is posted on the 1st of the month at SeventhFleet.org. If you have an entry that you would like to be included in a future HFO, please contact your Commanding Officer. The CO needs to have it submitted to the Admiralty by the 2nd to last day of the month for inclusion.

Hailing Frequencies Open March 2023

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We have been very happy with the crew reactions to the Seventh Fleet Bingo. This is our game we are playing for the entire year of 2023 to celebrate our organization’s 25th anniversary. Keep sending your photos into Bingo@SeventhFleet.org. We will be posting some very soon on this blog.

The crew of the USS Kelly are making plans to attend the Las Vegas Star Trek convention coming up on August 3-6. Details are still being worked out, but they would like to extend an invitation to go with them.

The third season of Star Trek: Picard has been knocking it out of the park. Every Thursday is a celebration to sit down and watch new Star Trek. We can’t wait for the upcoming seasons of Strange New Worlds, Lower Decks and other seasons that will soon be released on Paramount+.

There are a couple of you who purchased the Seventh Fleet calendar and haven’t picked it up yet. If you are missing a calendar, please let us know. The commanding officers should have the calendars for the chapter orders.

Don’t forget that we are also active on our Seventh Fleet Discord Server. We have special channels for posting your bingo pictures, memes, events, rolplaying, and even a spoiler section if you can’t wait to talk about the latest episodes. Feel free to join us.

At the Admiral’s Banquet, there was an opportunity to order custom t-shirts with various funny Star Trek sayings on them. The cost is $15 a shirt. The following designs are available by emailing valkyrie63534@gmail.com.

Congratulations To:
Lt. Commander Jennifer Lee who was named the Executive Officer on the USS Valkyrie.

Fleet Birthdays and Anniversaries:
March 9 USS Ticonderoga anniversary (1996)
March 9 USS Pulsar anniversary (2020)

Star Trek Birthdays and Anniversaries:
March 2 Gates McFadden (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Prodigy)
March 2 Ethan Peck (Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Short Treks, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds)
March 3 James Doohan (Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Prodigy)
March 5 Jolene Blalock (Star Trek: Enterprise)
March 7 Jonathan Del Arco (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Picard)
March 11 Anton Yelchin (Star Trek, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Star Trek: Beyond)
March 14 Penny Johnson (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
March 14 James Frain (Star Trek: Discovery)
March 19 Connor Trinneer (Star Trek: Enterprise)
March 20 John de Lancie (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Lower Decks, Star Trek: Picard)
March 21 Sonequa Martin-Green (Star Trek: Discovery)
March 22 William Shatner (Star Trek)
March 24 Tig Notaro (Star Trek: Discovery)
March 25 Robert O’Reilly (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Enterprise)
March 26 Leonard Nimory (Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Prodigy)
March 26 Jess Bush (Star Trek: Strange New Worlds)
March 29 Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Picard)

Other Dates To Note:
March 12 Daylight Savings starts
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day
March 20 Spring Equinox
March 25 National Tolkien Reading Day
April 1 April Fools’ Day
April 5 First Contact Day (2063)
April 5 Klingon Day of Honor
April 12 Frontier Day (2151)
April 17 Easter Day
April 18 Tax Day
April 22 Ancestors’ Eve
April 28 National Superhero Day

Other Items To Note:
The latest issue of the USS Kelly newsletter, The Kelly Communique, has been released and can be found here.

Upcoming Events:
March 2-5 Salt-Con (Layton, UT)
March 25 Seventh Fleet Council 1st Quarter Meeting
May 26-28 Star Trek: Mission Seattle (CANCELED)
June 24 Fleet Day (Utah County)
August 3-6 Star Trek: Las Vegas
September 21-23 FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention

Hailing Frequencies Open is posted on the 1st of the month at SeventhFleet.org. If you have an entry that you would like to be included in a future HFO, please contact your Commanding Officer. The CO needs to have it submitted to the Admiralty by the 2nd to last day of the month for inclusion.

Hailing Frequencies Open: October 2022

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Hailing Frequencies Open October 2022

Thanks to all of the volunteers who helped out at our FanX booth. We were able to raise a significant amount for the American Cancer Society. Captain Joe Coleflesh of the USS Pulsar will be delivering it soon. We hope that a thank you letter will be coming soon. AT the booth was a photo op with a detailed Star Trek: Strange New Worlds transporter pad. This included sounds and a transporter effect displayed on the backdrop. The Artemis bridge simulator organized by the USS White Buffalo was also a success.

If you are checking out the organization after visiting with us at FanX, feel free to look around and ask questions. We would love to have us join the fun at one of our many upcoming activities.

The USS Delaware also successfully helped out with the Star Trek Day at the West Valley City Library with Star Trek actress Mary Rice in attendance. There were also representatives from the USS Kelly and the USS Ticonderoga.

News from Star Trek Day, Star Trek: Prodigy will release new episodes starting October 27th. Star Trek: Picard season three will premier on February 16, 2023. Carol Kane is joining the cast of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds in season two as Chief Engineer Pelia. Hasbrow is releasing a Star Trek nerf phaser rifle and phaser pistol. Nichollas Meyer wrote three 1-hour episodes of what happened to Khan on Ceti Alpha V. They will be released as podcasts.

Welcome Aboard:
Crewman 2nd Class Evelyn Durrant (USS Pulsar)
Crewman 2nd Class Rich Durrant (USS Pulsar)
Crewman 2nd Class Jack Graham (USS Pulsar)

Congratulations To:
Lt. James Woodham (USS Delaware) for being named USS Delaware Warrior of the Month for May 2022
Captain Ross Trowbridge (USS Rendezvous) for being named USS Delaware Warrior of the Month for June 2022
Lt. Commander Bob Allen (USS Delaware) for being named USS Delaware Warrior of the Month for July 2022
Star Trek Actress Mary Raice for being named USS Delaware Warrior of the Month for August 2022
Rich Durrant of the USS Pulsar for being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant
Nola Smith of the USS Pulsar for being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant
Parley Smith of the USS Pulsar for being promoted to the rank of Lieutenant

Fleet Birthdays and Anniversaries:
October 17 USS Rendezvous anniversary (1992)

Star Trek Birthdays and Anniversaries:
October 2 Avery Brooks (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
October 4 Star Trek: Short Treks premiers (2018)
October 9 Scott Bakula (Star Trek: Enterprise)
October 15 Mark Lenard (Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation)
October 22 Christopher Lloyd (Star Trek III: The Search for Spock)
October 24 F. Murray Abraham (Star Trek: Insurrection)
October 26 Anthony Rapp (Star Trek: Discovery)
October 27 Robert Picardo (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: First Contact)
October 28 Star Trek: Prodigy premiers (2021)
October 30 William Campbell (Star Trek, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

Other Dates To Note:
October 1 Astronomy Day
October 4-10 World Space Week
October 11 Federation Day
October 11 Columbus Day
October 21 Back to the Future Day
October 28 National Frankenstein Friday
October 31 Halloween
November 6 Daylight Saving Time ends
November 8 Election Day
November 11 Veterans Day
November 24 Thanksgiving Day

Other Items To Note:
The USS Kelly will be holding an auction and food drive on November 5, 2022 6pm at the Fiiz on 4700 South and I-215.

The latest issue of the USS Ticonderoga newsletter, The Ticonderoga Transmissions, has been released and can be found here.

Upcoming Events:
November 12 Seventh Fleet Council 4th Quarter Meeting
January 28 Admiral’s Banquet
March 2-5 Salt-Con
May 26-28 Star Trek: Mission Seattle
September 21-23 FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention

Hailing Frequencies Open is posted on the 1st of the month at SeventhFleet.org. If you have an entry that you would like to be included in a future HFO, please contact your Commanding Officer. The CO needs to have it submitted to the Admiralty by the 2nd to last day of the month for inclusion.

Discount code for online orders of the Seventh Fleet Annual

The Seventh Fleet Annual is a “Best Hits” of past newsletters and blog posts from the various Seventh Fleet chapters. All chapters are represented in this book which is now available for online ordering. If you go to the website of http://Annual.SeventhFleet.org it will take you to the PrintMe1 website where you can order you own individual copy of the Seventh Fleet Annual.

Good until September 30th, the printer has given us a discount code you can use to knock down the price of the book. The code is 22school and can be applied when you get to the billing portion of the order. Also, standard shipping is free and will be sent directly to the address you select.

The site automatically defaults to Black and White with a color cover and a plastic coil binding. However if you wish to make it all color or if you wish to change the binding, you can do so on the site. However it will adjust the price.

Let us know if you order a copy. Also if you are interested in being on a committee for the next issue, please let your Commanding Officer know.

Hailing Frequencies Open: April 2022

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It was so good to see everyone at the 2022 Admiral’s Banquet hosted by the USS Rendezvous. We had not held an in-person banquet since 2020 for obvious reasons. We had a blast watching the various videos and participating in the silent auction.

Our next fleet wide gathering will be Fleet Day on Saturday, July 30th. The location is still being determined but this event is open to everyone. There will be food and various games for both adults and kids.

Welcome Aboard:
Crewman 2nd Class Epfanin Merancio (USS Delaware)

Congratulations To:
David Carr from the USS Delaware for being promoted to the rank of Crewman 1st Class. (USS Delaware)
Lt. Justin Taylor was named Warrior of the Month in January 2022 on the USS Delaware

Star Trek Birthdays and Anniversaries:
April 1 Grace Lee Whitney (Star Trek, Star Trek: Voyager)
April 4 Casey Biggs (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Enterprise)
April 15 Michael Ansara (Star Trek, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager)
April 20 George Takei (Star Trek, Star Trek: Voyager)
April 24 Jack Quaid (Star Trek: Lower Decks)
April 29 Kate Mulgrew (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Prodigy)

Other Dates To Note:

April 1 April Fools’ Day
April 5 First Contact Day (2063)
April 5 Klingon Day of Honor
April 17 Easter Day
April 18 Tax Day
April 22 Ancestors’ Eve
April 28 National Superhero Day
May 1 World Laughter Day
May 2 International Harry Potter Day
May 4 Star Wars Day
May 5 Cinco de Mayo
May 6 National Space Day
May 7 Free Comic Book Day
May 8 Mother’s Day
May 11 National Twilight Zone Day
May 22 Sherlock Holmes Day
May 30 Memorial Day

Other Items To Note:
The latest issue of the USS Ticonderoga newsletter, The Ticonderoga Transmissions, has been released and can be found here.

Upcoming Events:
April 9 Gem State Comic Con (Boise)
May 13-15 StarFest (Denver)
July 30 Fleet Day
August 25-28 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention
September 22-24 FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention

Hailing Frequencies Open: Jan/Feb 2022

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Yea, we didn’t do a Hailing Frequencies Open in January. The month had been so busy plus recovering from the holidays that we took it off. Not to worry, the special dates that would have been posted then will be celebrated now.

The Admiral’s Banquet had to be postponed for obvious reasons. Thanks to the efforts of the USS Rendezvous we have a new date for the banquet. It will be on Saturday, March 26th at 2:00pm. This will still be at the Richmond City facility that we’ve used in the past with the theater.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds has a premier date. We will all be able to enjoy it on Paramount+ on Thursday. May 5th. We are very excited for this new Captain Pike series to come out. We’ve been really enjoying Star Trek: Prodigy and Star Trek: Discovery.

Hailing Frequencies Open January/February 2022

Fleet Birthdays and Anniversaries:
January 3 Seventh Fleet Anniversary (1998)
January 26 USS Essex anniversary (2013)
January 29 USS Porthos anniversary (2011)
February 10 USS Mystic anniversary (2001)

Star Trek Birthdays and Anniversaries:
January 3 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine premiers (1993)
January 4 The Star Trek Experience opens (1998)
January 6 Aron Eisenberg (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager)
January 8 Michelle Forbes (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
January 12 Kirstie Alley (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)
January 14 Barry Jenner (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
January 16 Star Trek: Voyager premiers (1995)
January 17 Isa Briones (Star Trek: Picard)
January 20 DeForest Kelley (Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation)
January 20 Rainn Wilson (Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Short Treks)
January 21 First Star Trek convention held (1972)
January 23 Star Trek: Picard premiers (2020)
January 27 James Cromwell (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek First Contact)
January 28 Gilliam Vigman (Star Trek: Lower Decks)
January 31 Paul Scheer (Star Trek: Lower Decks)
February 2 Brent Spiner (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Picard)
February 8 Ethan Phillips (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek First Contact)
February 11 Philip Anglim (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
February 14 Andrew Robinson (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
February 14 Simon Pegg (Star Trek, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Star Trek: Beyond)
February 16 LeVar Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager)
February 17 Jerry O’Connell (Star Trek: Lower Decks)
February 21 Martha Hackett (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager)
February 22 Jeri Ryan (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Picard)
Feburary 23 Majel Barett-Roddenberry (Star Trek, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Discovery)
February 24 TAwny Newsom (Star Trek: Lower Decks)
February 25 Anson Mount (Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Short Treks, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds)
February 26 Chase Masterson (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

Other Dates To Note:
February 2 Groundhog Day
February 9 National Pizza Day
February 14 Valentines Day
February 21 Presidents Day
March 13 Daylight Savings starts
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day
March 20 Spring Equinox
March 25 National Tolkien Reading Day

Other Items To Note:
The latest USS Kelly newsletter is available online. It can be accessed here.

Upcoming Events:
March 3-6 Salt Con
March 26 Admiral’s Banquet v2.0
April 9 Gem State Comic Con
May 13-15 StarFest
July 30 Fleet Day
August 25-28 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention
September 22-24 FanX: The Salt Lake Comic Convention

Hailing Frequencies Open is posted on the 1st of the month at SeventhFleet.org. If you have an entry that you would like to be included in a future HFO, please contact your Commanding Officer. The CO needs to have it submitted to the Admiralty by the 2nd to last day of the month for inclusion.

Hailing Frequencies Open: December 2021

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Hailing Frequencies Open December 2021

Wow, where has this year gone? It seemed like just last week was the Fourth of July celebration. All things considered, 2021 has been a much better year than (shudder) the year that shall not be named. With the help of vaccines and safety measures, we’ve been able to start having activities in person again. While we are not out of the woods yet, it is much better when we can see the members of our Star Trek family in person.

Orders for the 2022 Seventh Fleet Calendars are still being taken. The cost is still $10 an issue. To order one, get the money into your Commanding Officer no later than Saturday, December 18th. This calendar will have various fleet and chapter events listed. There is also listings for area conventions and holidays. 2022 will be the tenth year in a row that we will be publishing the Seventh Fleet calendar.

The first season of Star Trek: Prodigy is currently on break with the next episode coming out on January 6, 2022. The series has already been picked up for a second season. The fourth season of Star Trek: Discovery is currently airing with several interesting episodes so far. As of this blog post, we have not received air dates for the first season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds or the second season of Star Trek: Picard.

On a sad note, the Seventh Fleet would like to extend our personal condolences to Aaron Kehn for the loss of his mother in an automobile accident. We do not stand alone.

Please be safe for the holidays. We would like to see everyone on Saturday, January 22nd for the Admiral’s Banquet in Richmond, Utah.

Congratulations To:
Admiral Dennis Hollinger on the birth of his grandson on November 16th.
Seth Nielsen of the USS Valkyrie for promotion to the rank of Lt. Commander.
Lt. Commander Jill Bogler-Patterson for scoring 82% on the Next Generation Commander’s Test.

Star Trek Birthdays and Anniversaries:
December 4 Tony Todd (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager)
December 6 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country premiers (1991)
December 7 Star Trek: The Motion Picture premiers (1979)
December 9 Michael Dorn (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country)
December 10 John Colicos (Star Trek, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
December 11 Star Trek: Insurrection premiers (1998)
December 13 Christopher Plummer (Star Trek: VI The Undiscovered Country)
December 13 Star Trek: Nemesis premiers (2002)
December 15 Garrett Wang (Star Trek: Voyager)
December 20 Nicole de Boer (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
December 21 Michelle Hurd (Star Trek: Picard)
December 23 Noel Wells (Star Trek: Lower Decks)
December 27 Wilson Cruz (Star Trek: Discovery)
December 28 Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek)

Other Dates To Note:
December 4 National Dice Day
December 6 Hanukkah Ends
December 21 Winter Solstice
December 25 Christmas Day
December 26 Boxing Day
December 31 New Years Eve
January 1 New Years Day
January 2 National Science Fiction Day
January 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 21 First Star Trek convention (1972)

Other Items To Note:
The latest USS Ticonderoga newsletter is available online. It can be accessed here.

Upcoming Events:
December 18 2022 Seventh Fleet Calendar orders due
January 22 Admiral’s Banquet
July 30 Fleet Day

Hailing Frequencies Open is posted on the 1st of the month at SeventhFleet.org. If you have an entry that you would like to be included in a future HFO, please contact your Commanding Officer. The CO needs to have it submitted to the Admiralty by the 2nd to last day of the month for inclusion.