Welcome to the USS Tomcat NCC 62114 Akira Class Sub-type

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The origins of the 95th Rifles Regiment was the 1800's AD before the Napoleonic Wars of that time, they were the first Regiment to sport Green Uniforms and thus became known as the Green Jackets. Back then they used the Baker Rifle and as time went on they were merged with other regiments and the name 95th was all but relegated to the history books and their Regimental Colours and standards were cased the 95th Rifles was also the only known 19th Century British Regiment to use the White Cord rating. Around 2388 a then Commander had an idea, shortly after she transferred to SFMC and upon making Colonel she re-christened the 95th Rifle Regiment, while currently not as big as its forebearer the revitalized 95th is building to Regemantal level, currently they are known just as the 95th Rifles, all the marines on the USS Tomcat are 95th Rifles, but as they are Captain Somers project they will leave the ship when she does.

Currently the Rifles are in larger number than Fleet Officers as the Tomcat initially started out as a Marine Sub-type/Fleet Support light Carrier, the marine onboard number 125, 24 of these are Bravo Unit and are all Chosen Men as they wear the White Cord of Courage, Bravo Unit is hand picked and is the Captain's personal bodyguard when not doing other duties. The other 101 are Alpha Unit while 95th they are regular troops.
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The USS Tomcat is an Akira Class ship, with a slight difference, while its armaments and defenses remain standard to some extent its evacuation capacity has been lowered to account for the extra fighter squadrons and Marines. The ship is commanded by an EX-Marine former Colonel turned Fleet Officer Captain Jasmine Somers, her missions are different from other standard missions due to the load-out and set-up of her crew and equipment.

So come join the Tomcat Crew as they head out to the less explored regions of Federation Space in attempt to stop the Hostile and Rogue Intelligence Agencies and other undesirables on the fringes of known space.


Latest News Items

» Tomcat OOC Awards

Posted on 07 Jun 2017 @ 3:53pm by Captain Jasmine Somers in Out of Character

The OOC Awards open for Season 2 Episode 3 Once More Unto the Breach Mission are as follows, Mission Excellence Award General Participation, Barclay Ribbon and the Orion Combat Ribbon. All other awards will be done IC'ly.


It is my pleasure to announce that the recipients of the Mission Excellence Award are: Commander Maia Sterling, Lieutenant Jg Remington Dodd, this award is given to those simmers who have excelled in the current mission, Well Done both.


It is my pleasure to announce the recipients of the General Participation Award are: Lieutenant Commander Sheela Swiftpaws, Lieutenant Jg Solan Jekkar, Lieutenant Jg Riabi Pames and Ensign Nicole Taggert, the award is given to those who contributed a lengthy amount of posting to any given mission; Well Done all.


It is my pleasure to announce the recipients of the Barclay Ribbon are: Lieutenant Alexanderia Cahill, Lieutenant Jg Iria Walon and Riabi Pames and Ensign K'Muss. This award is given to those who have shown improvement in their simming since joining the Tomcat; Well Done all.


It is my pleasure to announce the recipients of the Orion Combat Ribbon are: All ships crew as we all took part in the current mission where Orion forces were numerous in number and who we met in combat.

That is all the OOC Awards for this mission, well done to those who got the OOC Awards, they are to show that your work and participation is appreciated and for recognition.

ALL OOC Awards will be added to your bios by myself.

Again Well done all, you have earned these awards.

Captain Jasmine Somers
Commanding Officer

» Simmer of the Month Award

Posted on 01 Jun 2017 @ 3:45pm by Captain Jasmine Somers in Sim Announcement

Greetings All

I would like to announce that the Tomcat has it's first Simmer of the Month Award given, it is for the Solo post done by Lieutenant Commander Sheela Swiftpaws TITLED: Quick Raid of a Derelict an incidental post for the S2 Ep3 Mission. I have also put this sim in as the ships nomination for the Pegasus Fleet Sim of the Month Award, even if the PF do not grant the award, the ship based SotM Award will be on the Commanders character Bio after this News Item goes live.

So I am proud to announce that for the month of May 2017 the Sim of the Month Award for the Tomcat goes to Lt. Cmdr Sheela Swiftpaws, please join me in congratulating her on this accomplishment (in the OOC Discussion for the crew).

Congratulations Commander Swiftpaws, you are the Simmer of the Month on the USS Tomcat.

Captain Jasmine Somers
Commanding Officer
USS Tomcat

» Appointment of 2XO

Posted on 16 Jan 2017 @ 11:04pm by Captain Jasmine Somers in General News

I am proud to announce that Lieutenant Commander Swiftpaws has accepted my offer to become the Tomcats Second Officer as of a short time ago. I know that when Commander Sheela has had time to settle into her new position, she will do well, so please @Tomcat Crew congratulate Commander Swiftpaws.

Captain Jasmine Somers
Commanding Officer
USS Tomcat

» Last Batch of Awards

Posted on 17 Nov 2016 @ 1:41pm by Captain Jasmine Somers in General News

Greetings All

I am proud to announce that for their part in "A New Threat" the following officers have been given the SILVER OAK LEAF, as the General Participation can be given only once per sim, so to acknowledge their hard work in the above-named sim, the following officers are:-

Commander Maia Sterling
Lt. Commander Sheela Swiftpaws
Lieutenant Alexanderia Cahil MD

All receive the SILVER OAK LEAF award and a mention in dispatches.

Well done all the awards have been put onto your site Bios

Captain Somers
Commanding Officer
USS Tomcat

» Ship Awards for September and October

Posted on 16 Nov 2016 @ 3:36pm by Captain Jasmine Somers in General News

Greetings All

It is my honour to give out some awards for the months of September and October to individuals who have done well, these awards are sim based so they are separate from the Fleet, this has been done on the USS Tomcat since before the sim joined Pegasus Fleet and I see no need to change it as it shows what I think of the simmers who have gotten these awards. All the crew can work up to getting such awards, all it takes is participation and effort and it is with those words in mind that these following awards are given.

These should have been done at the ending of each month, but due to problems arising with my real life and in other areas, they got overlooked, so now to the awards.

For Participating in the simulation post "Orbital Scouting," Lieutenant Commander Sheela Swiftpaws and Lieutenant Cahill are hereby awarded the ships GENERAL PARTICIPATION AWARD and they both also get a joint MISSION EXCELLENCE AWARD for said post, this award was for September 2016.

For her participation in "Arrival of a New Doctor" new member Lieutenant Jg Akhul K'Tel the ship's new Doctor is hereby awarded the GENERAL PARTICIPATION AWARD and the same award for "Ground Surveillance" contribution to the sim for October and November 2016.

For her contribution and participation in "Insertion and Scouting" and "Ground Surveillance," Commander Maia Sterling is also awarded the PARTICIPATION AWARD for October and November 2016.

Now for the crew who have served loyally over the 6 years I have been in command, they have put up with my eccentricities and manic ways and as such, they deserve the following award. This award in this instance is for the longest serving members of the USS Tomcat Sim, but it is in no way unique to time served, the award is available to all to earn it.

So I am happy to show my appreciation for their patience and loyalty to the sim for 5 to 6 years service and to honour the following Officers with the EXEMPLARY SERVICE COMMENDATION Which is given under the "Awarded to those who show dedication and loyalty to the simulation they are part of and to the simulations Community." (as said in the Awards section).

Please congratulate the following who are given the EXEMPLARY SERVICE COMMENDATION Award:-

Commander Maia Sterling - First Officer/Chief Science Officer
Lieutenant Commander Sheela Swiftpaws - Chief Intelligence Officer/Communications Officer
Lieutenant Alexanderia Cahill - Chief Medical Officer

All awards will be added to named officers character bios by days end today 16 November 2016.

Congratulations to all those named, it is every COs pleasure to hand out awards and Medals when hey have been earned, also these awards are recognised on the USS Tomcat Sim.

Captain Jasmine Somers
Commanding Officer
USS Tomcat NCC 62114

Latest Mission Posts

» Last Call at the Broken Hammer

Mission: General Sim Postings
Posted on 25 Jun 2017 @ 10:00pm by Major S'arila Donovan Bravo Unit Commander


- Bridge - USS Tomcat -

During this moment, the Tomcat got itself a new arrival, in the form of Brigadier General Jasmine Somers, Griffith’s due to training stood bolt upright when her first officer Major Paul Sharpe shouted “General on Deck!”

“At ease, Colonel Griffith’s might I speak…

» Qui audet adipiscitur

Mission: General Sim Postings
Posted on 21 Jun 2017 @ 9:51pm by Major S'arila Donovan Bravo Unit Commander

N.B: The title of this one is the SAS Motto in Latin.


Stardate: 239012.20

Five months on and the need for experienced officers had become acute, and among the promotions, Donovan was promoted one grade and Alex two graded to Lieutenant Colonel, “Somers Renegades” as the unit was now…

» Never in the Field of Human Conflict

Mission: General Sim Postings
Posted on 19 Jun 2017 @ 10:11pm by Major S'arila Donovan Bravo Unit Commander


- Vulcan Space -

Stardate: 239003.15 - 239003.25: Six years of constant war has taken its toll on the Starfleet alliance, unlike the first Dominion War the Romulans cannot be duped into siding with the Alliance and they had a firm non-aggression treaty with the Dominion alliance and could…

» Chatting with Dodd

Mission: S02 Ep03: Once More Unto the Breach (Incidental Posts)
Posted on 19 Jun 2017 @ 2:15pm by Lieutenant JG Remington Dodd & Lieutenant JG Iria Walon


- Corridor outside of Engineering -

Dodd had just finished his Engineering staff meeting. He was all excited, that he got to relay to his staff how proud he was of them. He'd acknowledged their hard work and dedication to the ship. He was going to work the schedule,…

» Interlude: Awards Ceremony - The Event Pt 1

Mission: General Sim Postings
Posted on 18 Jun 2017 @ 10:02pm by Captain Jasmine Somers & Major S'arila Donovan Bravo Unit Commander & Master Chief Petty Officer Lucy Armitage & Commander Maia Sterling & Lieutenant Commander Sheela Swiftpaws & Lieutenant Alexaderia Cahill & Lieutenant JG Solan Jekkar & Lieutenant JG Remington Dodd & Lieutenant JG Iria Walon & Ensign K'Muss & Ensign Nicole Taggert


- Flight Deck, 0845 -

Both Nicci and Teela, Ensigns Taggert and Tjaansz, entered the flight deck, finding a few other officers had already gathered and were milling about roughly in lines. Luckily, a few other female officers were also in the regulation black skirt and calf-high boots, so…

Latest Personal Logs

» Everytime she is near....

Posted on 23 May 2017 @ 5:16pm by Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy Nelson

PO2 Timothy "Clay" Nelson is in his quarters after his hike with PO3 Kara Pril.

"Computer, begin personal log."

The computer beeps and starts recording.....

"Today, I went for a long over due hike. I programmed a tropical forest from Betazed and set the program to have no humanoids present.…

» Captain’s Personal log

Posted on 22 May 2017 @ 4:21pm by Captain Jasmine Somers


Jasmine was in her quarters where she decided a Personal Log was long overdue so she paused while she gathered her thoughts.

"Begin Personal Log."

"During the course of this current mission, I have suffered fewer losses on the Tomcat than the first time we were here, I would…

» New Beginings

Posted on 15 May 2017 @ 6:03pm by 1st Lieutenant Aaris Parry

Begin Personal log:

"I am getting settled into my temporary quarters here on Starbase 39 Sierra. It is a small room but I hope I won't be here long. Word is I have been assigned as the Marine CO of the 95th. This is a huge honor for me personally.…

» Returning to normal?

Posted on 03 May 2017 @ 6:20pm by Lieutenant JG Remington Dodd

"Begin Personal Log:

I had been serving as a member of the mission to the surface of Hydaransz 4. I had been given the request to send an engineering staff member of my choice to partake in the mission, but I felt it was safer to take the mission myself…

» Finding a place.....

Posted on 02 May 2017 @ 9:15pm by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ramon Machado

This is the first log I have posted in a long time.

I am finally finding a place for me in the staff. The new chief engineer and the new assistant chief are both really great to work with. Chief Dodd does not care that I am Klingon. He accepts…