Welcome to the USS Tomcat NCC 62114 Akira Class Sub-type
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.
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.
THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES..........
Latest News Items
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.
MISSION EXCELLENCE AWARD
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.
GENERAL PARTICIPATION AWARD
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.
ORION COMBAT RIBBON
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
Posted on 01 Jun 2017 @ 3:45pm by Captain Jasmine Somers in Sim Announcement
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
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
Posted on 17 Nov 2016 @ 1:41pm by Captain Jasmine Somers in General News
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
Posted on 16 Nov 2016 @ 3:36pm by Captain Jasmine Somers in General News
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
USS Tomcat NCC 62114
Latest Mission Posts
Mission: S02 Ep04: When Realities Collide (Main Story)
Posted on 08 Aug 2017 @ 1:16pm by Lieutenant Remington Dodd & Captain Jasmine Somers & Commander Maia Sterling & Lieutenant Commander Alexaderia Cahill & Lieutenant Solan Jekkar & Lieutenant JG Iria Walon & Ensign K'Muss & Major S'arila Donovan Bravo Unit Commander
It was the night shift and one that Major S'arila Donovan always took, as she needed very little sleep and could survive on the odd cat nap, it was a habit she had learned while she was fighting in her reality, her species rarely slept, well that is what…
Mission: S02 Ep04: When Realities Collide (Main Story)
Posted on 24 Jul 2017 @ 10:11pm by Captain Jasmine Somers & Master Chief Petty Officer Lucy Armitage & Commander Maia Sterling & Lieutenant Commander Alexaderia Cahill & Lieutenant Solan Jekkar & Lieutenant Remington Dodd & Ensign Charlotte Ramsey
- Starbase 39 Sierra - Tomcat - CinC 39 Sierra's Office -
The USS Tomcat finally arrives at 39 Sierra and docks at one of the shipyards, now she had the time she read the message from the Rear Admiral on 39 Sierra and after reading it she knew…
As they started to the door, Dr Cahill turned. 'Before we leave if I was out of line or too forward when I kissed you I apologize. I find you so attractive and may have made a mistake in being so forward Commander.' Dr. Cahill said.
"Out of line? No…
Mission: General Sim Postings
Posted on 14 Jul 2017 @ 9:47am by Captain Jasmine Somers & Commander Maia Sterling & Lieutenant Commander Alexaderia Cahill & Lieutenant Solan Jekkar & Lieutenant Remington Dodd & Lieutenant JG Nicole Taggert & Lieutenant JG Iria Walon & Ensign K'Muss & Ensign Teela Tjaansz & Ensign Doya Emja
Unnoticed by the chatting masses Jasmine walked onto the stage with her Yeoman MCPO1 in tow and carrying a few boxes as Jasmine took her post behind the podium, Lucy placed the boxes on the table and took a seat. Somers stood there listening for a moment before activating…
Dr Cahill had been busy and was late getting her final report on Sick Bay activities to Commander Sterling for her review. A nurse caught her as she was leaving and showed her a box the was recovered from one of the pirate ships.
Someone had thought the emblem…
Latest Personal Logs
Posted on 16 Aug 2017 @ 6:42pm by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kara Pril
"Computer, Please start a personal log," Kara asked of the computer.
"Well yesterday was so busy, I didn't get to record a log, so I will use this one to talk about yesterday.
I will admit that I slept in my own bed two nights ago until I was…
Posted on 16 Aug 2017 @ 6:13pm by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ramon Machado
"Computer, begin personal log." Ramon directed to the computer.
"I wanted to go file and log this so I have a record of it happening."
"Yesterday, I reported to engineering after being violently tossed from my bunk as we were swallowed by a spatial anomaly."
"Upon my arrival in…
Posted on 16 Aug 2017 @ 5:58pm by Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy Nelson
"Computer, Begin Personal Log." Clay asked of the computer.
"Yesterday started a weird cycle of events. So I figured I would try to log some of the strange things."
"I was sound asleep and dreaming of a long hike in wilderness of the Brazilian rainforest of the mid-sixteenth century on…
Posted on 19 Jul 2017 @ 11:57pm by Ensign Charlotte Ramsey
Well, I have finally arrived at the Tomcat after quite a lot of moving about. Sadly, Starfleet wasn't able to get me a straight shot to Sierra 39. I had to hope quite a few freighters and starships before finally getting here. I'm not quite sure what to expect honestly,…
Posted on 12 Jul 2017 @ 8:48pm by Lieutenant Remington Dodd
Well, I got a promotion to full lieutenant. I am grateful for the promotion and will continue to work to better myself, the engineering staff and the rest of the ship.
I also was very happy that Taggert got promoted from ensign to lieutenant junior grade. She really deserved…