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USS Mountaineer Ship History
2024.04.10 - Lieutenant Giles Eaton  made Tactical Cheif
2024.04.06 - USS Mountaineer voted Region 1 Best crew handbook 2023
2024.04.06 - Lieutenant Giles Eaton joined STARFLEET Marine Corp.
2024.04.06 - USS Mountaineer voted Region 1 Best Shakedown for 2023
2024.04.05 - Now hear this, the Mountaineer shall render
a 29 phaser salute in honor of 29 fallen coal miners who lost
their lives giving us electricity. Further more we shall remember
the two who made it out, for their lives are forever changed.
"The Upper Big Branch Mine disaster occurred on April 5, 2010
roughly 1,000 feet (300 m) underground in Raleigh County, West
Virginia at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine located in
Montcoal. Twenty-nine out of thirty-one miners at the site were killed."
2024.04.05 - Happy First Contact Day
First Contact Day was a holiday celebrated to honor both the 
warp 1 flight of the Phoenix and first open contact between 
Humans and Vulcans on April 5th, 2063 in Bozeman, Montana.
2024.04.04 - Lieutenant Giles Eaton joined STARFLEET Special Ops
2024..04.01 - Security Chief Lieutenant JG Giles Eaton promoted to Lieutenant 
2024..03.31 - Lieutenant JG Giles Eaton made Security Chief
2024..03.31 - Lieutenant JG Giles Eaton joined ship
2024.03.31 -  8th BN report submitted to 1st BDE DOIC.
2024.03.31 - 130th MSG (SFMC) report submitted.
2024.03.31  - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI.
2024.03.31  - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2024.03.22 - *Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
The Mountaineer will come to 1/2 speed
and dim her lights for 24 hours, in honor of someone who
would have been a member who was born today March 22.
Susan "Tigger2" Richard. March 22, 1968 - November 10, 1999 .
2024.02.28  - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI.
2024.02.15 - Happy Birthday to our XO Commander Stephen Richard.
2024.02.28  - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2024.01.31 -  8th BN report submitted to 1st BDE DOIC.
2024.01.31 - 130th MSG (SFMC) report submitted.
2024.01.31 - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2024.01.31 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI.
2024.01.24 - Cmdr. Stephen Richard granted  Doctorate of Intelligence Operations
2024.01.11 - Crew Manual 3.5 (Commission) submitted for R1 Manual of the year.
2024.01.11 - Issue #6 Mountaineer Comms submitted for R1 Newsletter of the year.
2024.01.11 - XO Cmdr Stephen Richard Received SFSO Meritorious Mast for perfect SFSO reporting.
2024.01.04 - Happy birthday to our Hospitality Chief Ens. Shyann Converse.
2024.01.01 - Issue #6 Mountaineer Comms submitted for SFI Newsletter Cover of the year.
2024.01.01 - Issue #6 Mountaineer Comms submitted for SFI Newsletter of the year.
2024.01.01 - Started minor updates for Crew manual for start of the year Ver. 3.6.
2024.01.01 - Working on department webpage sections (new add).
2024.01.01 - CO Flt-Capt. Mary Francen completed new SF Data protection Policy re-cert.
2024.01.01 -  Happy New year 2024 time to really rock this ship!
2023.12.31 - XO Cmdr. Stephen Richard completed new SF Data protection Policy re-cert.
2023.12.29 - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.12.29 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI.
2023.12.20 -
*Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
The USS Mountaineer Dims her lights in memory of
our Clergy Rev. Daphene Richard.
2023.12.01 -  8th BN report submitted to 1st BDE DOIC.
2023.12.01 - 130th MSG (SFMC) report submitted.
2023.11.31 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.10.31 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.10.31 - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.09.30 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.11.30- 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.11.30 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.11.25 - Happy birthday to our CO Fleet Captain Mary Francen.
2023.10.31 - 130th MSG (SFMC) report submitted.
2023.10.31 -  8th BN report submitted to 1st BDE DOIC.
2023.10.31- 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.10.31 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.10.31 - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.10.14 - Non-corporal incursion hunt
2023.09.30 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.08.31 - 130th MSG (SFMC) report submitted.
2023.08.31 -  8th BN report submitted to 1st BDE DOIC.
2023.08.31- 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.08.14 - XO attended International Virtual Conference
2023.07.31 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.07.31 - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.07.31 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.07.04 - Small BBQ for the 4th of July
2023.06.15 - Happy birthday to our CM O Fleet Captain David Singleton
2023.06.01 - Capt. Keith Richard added to the Fleet Memorial list
2023.05.30 -  8th BN report submitted to 1st BDE DOIC.
2023.05.30 - 130th MSG (SFMC) report submitted.
2023.05.30 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.05.28 - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.05.27 - Cmdr Keith Richard submitted to fleet Memorial with rank of Captain
2023.05.25 -
*Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
The USS Mountaineer dims her lights for a period mourning
at the passing of our members Cmdr Keith Richard (80), father. It was
through him XO was first exposed to Star Trek.
2023.05.22 - Cmdr. Stephen Richard granted Doctorate of Special Operations Studies
2023.04.30 - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.04.30 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.04.30 - Both issue 6 newsletters submitted to the R1 Exchange.
2023.04.30 - Monthly Report for R1 Comms RDC.
2023.04.30 - Monthly Report for R1 Eng RDC.
2023.04.30 - Mountaineer Eng/Comms Ship newsletter issue 6 is available.
2023.04.24 - We are turning into a social butterfly. This is because we are trying to
get our name out there. We have a Facebook group, Facebook page, LinkedIn, Twitter,
Instragram, Pinterest, YouTube, A Yelp Business profile, a Google Business Profile, Webpage.
All in the name of getting more people to see us and want to be part of us.
2023.02.22 - Charity Partner Putnam Aging Program Ambassadorial Award
2023.02.22 - Shyann Converse Awarded "Let me Help" award for Charity work
2023.04.16 - USS Mountaineer website won R1 website of the year 2022.
2023.04.16 - XO attended R1 CO/XO meeting.
2023.04.10 - Mountaineer Comms Ship newsletter issue 6 is available.
2023.04.05 - Happy First Contact Day
First Contact Day was a holiday celebrated to honor both the 
warp 1 flight of the Phoenix and first open contact between 
Humans and Vulcans on April 5th, 2063 in Bozeman, Montana.
2023.04.05 - Now hear this, the Mountaineer shall render
a 29 phaser salute in honor of 29 fallen coal miners who lost
their lives giving us electricity. Further more we shall remember
the two who made it out, for their lives are forever changed.
"The Upper Big Branch Mine disaster occurred on April 5, 2010
roughly 1,000 feet (300 m) underground in Raleigh County, West
Virginia at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine located in
Montcoal. Twenty-nine out of thirty-one miners at the site were killed."
2023.04.04 - Official Announcement
Commish
2023.04.04 - Handbook 3.5 now active.
2023.04.04 - *Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
 WE DID IT! We are now fully active as commissioned ship .
2023.04.02 - 8th BN report submitted to 1st BDE DOIC.
2023.03.31 - 130th MSG (SFMC) report submitted.
2023.03.31 - 1863rd SOU (SFSO) report submitted.
2023.03.31 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.03.30 - Both issue 5 newsletters submitted to the R1 Exchange.
2023.03.30 - Monthly Report for R1 Engineering RDC.
2023.03.30 - Monthly Report for R1 Comms RDC.
2023.03.29 - Mountaineer Eng/Comms Ship newsletter issue 5 is available.
2023.03.27 - Received final tasking orders for our
Commissioning on 2023.04.04.
2023.03.23 - *Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
The USS Mountaineer shall resume normal operations.
Thank you for your respect.
2023.03.22 - *Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
The Mountaineer will come to 1/2 speed
and dim her lights for 24 hours, in honor of someone who
would have been a member who was born today March 22.
Susan "Tigger2" Richard. March 22, 1968 - November 10, 1999 .
2023.03.20 - Annie Bakaleinikoff Joined the crew and promoted to crewman.
2023.03.18 - We are on par for April 4 becoming fully commissioned.
2023.03.15 - XO attended R1 Eng RDC Meeting.
2023.03.13 - Mountaineer Comms Ship newsletter issue 5 is available.
2023.03.01 - Handbook 3.4 now active.
2023.03.01 - Region 1 Newsletter added to our website.
2023.03.01 - Both issue 4 newsletters submitted to the R1 Exchange.
2023.03.01 - Mountaineer Eng/Comms Ship newsletter issue 4 is available.
2023.02.28 - Monthly Report for R1 Comms RDC.
2023.02.28 - Monthly Report for R1 Engineering RDC.
2023.02.28 - Monthly Report submitted to SFSO
2023.02.28 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI.
2023.02.24 - XO attended R1 1st BDE SFMC monthly meeting.
2023.02.22 - Sent a quote request over to a local vendor to get a
commission plaque made for our ship. Trying to support our
local businesses as much as possible.
2023.02.15 - Mountaineer Comms Ship newsletter issue 4 is available.
2023.02.15 - XO attended R1 Eng RDC Meeting.
2023.02.15 - Happy Birthday to our XO Commander Stephen Richard.
2023.02.11 - Dual Con is upon us, it was a very nice recruiting event
Details are in the Mission reports and Photo Gallery.
2023.02.06 - Final review of all items for our recruiting event on
Feb 11.
2023.02.05 - Added manual updates 3.1 to 3.3 to the version list working
on 3.4 by adding history and 3.5 will be the release upon commission.
2023.02.04 - The future is looking bright for the Mountaineer!.
2023.02.03 - Proceeding with our new manual update for the
commissioning release.
2023.02.01 - Submitted reports for SFMC and SFSO.
2023.02.01 - Our STARFLEET Marine and Spec Ops units are fully
activated.
2023.02.01 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2023.02.01 - Engineering and Comms Reports sent to R1 RDC's for Jan.
2023.01.31 - Moved Michael & Kara to being crewmen on the ship.
2023.01.28 - XO attended the R1 Handbook update first team meeting.
Was nice to talk to Ruth (Green) Lane former RC for R1 on the committee.
2023.01.27 - XO attended the BDE1 monthly meeting as the OIC
of the MSG assigned to the USS Mountaineer.
2023.01.25 - Added Achieve for CQ to our website. This will
contain any CQ issue that has something about us.
2023.01.18 - Working on putting together all of our recruiting materials.
2023.01.14 - Added new awards to the awards section that the
Crew were granted.
2023.01.13 - Marine Capt Andy Clifton joined the Spec Ops unit.
2023.01.09 - Submitted our Charity work report for the Q1 CQ.
2023.01.04 - Happy Birthday to Ens Shyann Converse.
2023.01.02 - Engineering and Comms Reports sent to R1 RDC's.
2023.01.02 - January newsletters published and submitted to the
R1 Exchange.
2023.01.01 - Working on our January newsletters should have them
ready soon.
2023.01.01 - For the challenge mentioned on 2022.12.05 our final total
of classes were 137 and for the full month it was 169.
2022.12.31 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2022.12.30 - Submitted our final request for full launch as a
commissioned ship. We have met all the goals to start this process
early than the final date of 2023.04.04.
2022.12.22 - Today the CO and XO dropped off the gifts for the
family we sponsored, this combined with the food elements
donated from our partner BowlesboyzBBQ were greatly received
by LT JG Jonathans Nelson who will pass them onto the family
his report will follow. (see in Mission Reports).
2022.12.20 -
*Boatswain's call*
Attention on Deck!
The USS Mountaineer Dims her lights in memory of
our Clergy Rev. Daphene Richard.
2022.12.18 - XO attended the R1 End of year/Christmas Celebration
CO was not feeling well.
2022.12.13 - We are pleased to announce the promotions of two
 of our crewman. Jonathan Nelson has moved from the rank of
Ensign to the rank of Lieutenant J.G. and Andy Clifton has moved
from SFMC Rank 2nd Lieutenant to Marine Captain rank.
2022.12.05 - Starting the Crossfield challenge with the USS Aequitas
to see which of the two existing Crossfield class ships could
complete the most academy courses starting from Midnight
2022.12.05 and stopping at Might night 2023.01.01.
2022.12.01 - Mountaineer Comms Newsletter for December
published along with the Engineering and Comms combined
newsletter.
2022.11.31 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2022.11.30 - New Partner added to our Charity list.
2022.11.27 - Added the areas for SMFC, SFSO, Awards, and
Charity Work.
2022.11.25 - Had to recreate the ships history from the logs as
the page was not getting updated correctly, I guess what I get
for trying to do it the easy way. But now its working and
I believe all the way updated.
2022.11.25 - First let me say happy birthday to our CO Fleet
Captain Mary Francen.
2022.11.22 - Andy Clifton promoted to 2LT working on SFMC
activation.
2022.11.20 - USS Mountaineer CO/XO attends third Region 1
CO/XO Meeting.
2022.11.19 - Submitted 9/11 flag article to the CQ for Dec.
2022.11.16 - Crew members now stands at 11 still good for
commissioning.
2022.11.16 - Sadly a crew member had to be removed from the
ship. Their name has been redacted from the logs.
2022.1.15 - R1 Newsletter Exchange published to web for
November.
2022.11.14 - Pennies for Easter drive started for 2023.
2022.11.14 - Pet Fleet assignment to USS Mountaineer.
2022.11.14 - Contacted CO of R1  USS Aequitas to coordinate
effects for Crossfield class ship standards.
2022.11.13 - Crew manual update being evaluated.
2022.11.13 - Crew members now stands at 12.
2022.11.13 - Andy Clifton joined the Crew.
2022.11.13 - XO granted Flight Control Officer Certification.
2022.11.12 - CO/XO starting planning of ships awards
for next year.
2022.11.10 - Region 1 awards submission completed.
2022.11.09 - Our Logo patches have arrived!
2022.11.08 - The Klingon Attack Group (KAG) challenged
STARFLEET to their annual toy and food drive.
2022.11.06 - CO challenged the USS Challenger CO to get
them involved in the 2023 Toys for Tots Challenge.
2022.11.06 - Attended support ship USS Challenger meeting.
CO Adm. Bob Vosseller is very proud of how far we have came
in such a short time.
2022.11.06 - Announced for submissions for Dec Newsletter.
2022.11.05 - USS Mountaineer Hospitality Crew attends
Mac & Cheese Cook-off and tries to recruit members.
2022.11.04 - Want to add new charity for 2023 called
Wreaths across America. They add Wreaths to veterans
graves. And we have a local group here that does this.
2022.11.04 - Became Partner with Putnam Aging Program
in the Senior Citizens Pet care Program.
2022.11.01 - Ships patches ordered.
2022.11.02 - First Engineering Newsletter published.
2022.11.02 - Received kudos from Fleet Shakedown regarding
MSR.
2022.11.01 - Submitted Engineering Report to R1 RDC.
2022.11.01 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2022.10.31 - Commodore Kevin Plummer came on board
for a shakedown inspection. He has been very helpful
in getting this ship up to par and getting us working
within the group.
2022.10.31 - Business Cards Created for handing out for
recruiting.
2022.10.30 - CMO Fleet Captain David Singleton approached
his working group to be a part of our challenge for the Toys
For Tots.
2022.10.30 - CO/XO challenged the crew to do a charity
toy gathering for 2023 to see how many total toys we can
gather for the Toys for Tots program.
2022.10.27 - Received word we will be able to recruit at
event next year for gamers called DualCon.
2022.10.24 - By request from Ens. Jonathan Nelson he
has moved from Chief of Science into ships Counselor role.
2022.10.24 - George Barber promoted to Cadet.
2022.10.24 - Crew members now stands at 11 enough to start
Final Commissioning.
2022.10.24 - George Barber Assigned to the Crew.
2022.10.24 - Kara Barber Assigned to the Crew.
2022.10.24 - Michael Barber Assigned to the Crew.
2022.10.23 - XO Cmdr Stephen Richard joins R1 Manual
update team.
2022.10.23 - USS Mountaineer CO/XO attends second Region 1
CO/XO Meeting.
2022.10.18 - USS Mountaineer Charity work announced for
2022
1. A single child in one local church
2. A single child in another church
3. Wreaths made for senior citizens raffle
4. Adopt a senior
5. Toys for Tots
6. Free clothing Closet
7. Pet food for Senior Citizens
8. Donated to local 7/11 for helping a local family.
2022.10.18 - CO & XO have a working lunch to discuss new
events, they also are able to discuss recruiting with restaurant
staff.
2022.10.14 - R1 Newsletter Exchange published to web for
October.
2022.10.08 - USS Mountaineer Hospitality Crew attends
Chili Cook-off and tries to recruit members.
2022.10.07 - CO Maria Dutilly from Region 7 ship USS Stella
Pirata, to meet with our crew and share knowledge.
2022.10.05 - New Crew member added name redacted.
2022.10.04 - Shakedown end announced as 2023.04.04.
2022.10.04 - Monthly Status Report submitted to SFI
2022.10.04 - USS Mountaineer Declared fit for shakedown.
2022.09.30 - First Recruiting flyers posted.
2022.09.29 - USS Mountaineer CO/XO attends first Region 1
CO/XO Meeting.
2022.09.23 - Search for Recruiting Videos yields good results.
2022.09.22 - CO FCapt Mary Francen receives the symbol
of command as a Stainless steel Crossfield class pizza cutter.
2022.09.16 - First Call for Charity work for our Crew.
2022.09.15 - First Newsletter presented to the crew.
2022.09.15 - The first Crew manual presented to the crew.
2022.09.14 - R1 Newsletter Exchange published to web for
September.
2022.09.14 - CO FCapt Mary Francen and XO Cmdr Stephen
Richard attend a memorial flag raising of the 2001/9/1 flag.
2022.09.05 - Crew members now stands at 6. Well on our way!
2022.09.05 - Crewman Ramlakhan assigned Science Department.
2022.09.05 - Crewman Shanta Ramlakhan Joined Crew.
2022.09.03 - USS Mountaineer has cookout with staff and friends.
2022.09.02 - USS Mountaineer joins Region 1 newsletter
Exchange.
2022.08.31 - Crew training simulation presented to the crew.
2022.08.31 - Crew members now stands at 5 enough to start.
shakedown!
2022.08.31 - Ens Nelson assigned Science Department Chief.
2022.08.31 - Ens Jonathan Nelson joins the USS Mountaineer.
2022.08.31 - Shakedown request sent to SF Command.
2022.08.30 - CO passes STARFLEET Data Protection Policy 2.
2022.08.30 - CO passes STARFLEET Data Protection Policy 1.
2022.08.26 - XO passes STARFLEET Data Protection Policy 2.
2022.08.24 - XO passes STARFLEET Data Protection Policy 1.
2022.08.24 - XO passes Officer Command College Exam.
2002.08.24 - XO passes Officer Training School exam.
2022.08.21 - Received official recognition of name USS
Mountaineer and Registry Number NX/NCC-325306 from DTS.
2022.08.20 - Recruiting Flyers and Announcements published.
2022.08.18 - Sent request for name and NCC to DTS.
2022.04.17 - Received paperwork for deployment from SF
Shakedown director.
2022.08.15 - First Newsletter Mountaineer Comms Published.
2022.08.13 - Sent Message to other SF ship in Delta sector
within our patrol area. No response
2022.08.13 - CO Flt Captain Mary Francen promotes LT. JG.
Stephen Richard to rank of Commander.
2022.08.12 - Command Staff have their first face to face
meeting about the operations and expectations of the
new ship.
In attendance:
Flt Capt. Mary Francen CO
Flt Capt. David Singleton Medical Chief
Acting XO LT JG Stephen Richard
Ens. Shyann Converse Food and Hospitality Chief.
2022.08.12 - Flt Capt. Mary Francen sends her newly created
operations manual to Support ship CO Adm. Bob Vosseller
for his input and suggestions.
2022.08.12 - CO Flt Capt. Mary Francen names LT JG
Stephen Richard as acting XO. He will also be carrying on
duties as Engineering and Communications Chief until further
staff are available to take over positions.
2022.08.12 - Admiral Bob Vosseller CO of USS Challenger
NCC-1676D in Region 7 becomes associate member as our
Support Ship liaison during the shakedown process.
2022.08.12 - Enroute to Region 1 Space Dock, in communication
with ship who will be within our assigned area upon
final commissioning.
2022.08.12 - Studying data from Region 1 Delta Sector
to understand the lay of the land and the assignment areas.
2022.08.11 - Permission granted to disembark from
USS Challenger NCC-1676D in Region 7 to Region 1
space Dock.
2022.08.10 - Beginning to create the operations manual.
Thanks to the commutations chief  LT. JG. Stephen
Richard for his hard work on this project.
2022.08.08 - In record time the computer systems (website)
are already setup and ready to be implemented once the
ship has been completed and certified ready for activation.
2022.08.06 - Interdenominational Chapel named in honor
Rev. Daphene Richard who passed away before the ship
could be commissioned.
2022.08.06 - Honored Guests assigned:
CMDR. Keith Richard Retired Security
Minister Daphene Richard – Memorial.
2022.08.06 - The first 4 crew members are assigned to the ship:
Flt. Capt. Mary Francen - CO
Flt Capt. David Singleton - Medical Chief
LT. JG Stephen Richard - Communications and Engineering
Shyann Converse - Hospitality Operations.
2022.08.04 - Ens. Stephen Richard receives field promotion to
LT. JG.
02022.08.01 - The keel of the newest Crossfield class science
and battle starship is laid out in the new Archer Space dock,
assigned name USS Mountaineer.
2022.08.01 - A dream given form. After time away from fleet
operations our CO Flt Captain Mary Francen decides to go
back into active duty. Having formally been the XO of the
USS Challenger NCC-1676-D assigned to Region 7.
2006.04.01 - Stephen Richard Promoted to Ensign.
2006.02.18 - Stephen Richard joins STARFLEET.
2004.11.08 - CMO promoted to Fleet Captain as CMO of USS
Challenger.
2004.11.08 - CO promoted to Fleet Captain as XO of USS
Challenger.
1998.09.19 - David Singleton joins STARFLEET.
1996.06.14 - CO passes Officer Command College Exam.
1996.03.04 - CO passes Officer Training School exam.
1992.01.25 - Mary Francen joins STARFLEET.



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