The USS Aurora celebrates it's first
year since it's launch.
Members of the USS Aurora are joined
by members of the USS Thermopylae and the IKV Tamar appear as guests
to see the premier of the newest Star Trek movie in Bellevue,
The USS Aurora Deploys as a Full
Chapter in STARFLEET while at Norwescon
Left to Right: Fl Capt. Cathey Fuller, Captain
Brian Pickett, Commander Kathi Pickett,
Lt. Jr. Grade Amy Johnson, 2nd Lt. Karl Clark, 2nd
Lt. C.P. Dalen, Lt. Jr. Grade Andy Burlew,
Crewman Phillip Buff, Ensign Charlie Kellner,
Ensign Juanita Burlew, Lt. Jr. Grade Gary "Rennifer" Bell.
Missing from picture: Ensign Alan Cortash.
Members of the USS Aurora visit with
members of the USS Thermopylae at their monthly meeting.
The USS Aurora Newsletter, The
Aurora's Signal, goes live.
Majel Barrett-Roddenberry passes
away, leaving the fans of the Star Trek universe saddened.
Members and friends of the USS Aurora
gather at West Seattle Bowl for the first Red Shirts v.s.
Death faceoff. The Red Shirts were led by Commander Brian
Pickett, and Death was led by Lt. Commander Kathi Pickett. The Death
team won but not by much!
Commander Pickett with "Commander Camdar",
the Red Shirts Mascot
The USS Aurora is officially
commissioned. Fleet Captain Cathey Fuller and Colonel Joe Fuller
attended the ceremonial dinner with the crew of the USS Aurora,
along with members of the USS Thermopylae and the USS Daniel Soul.
Promotions were awarded to all members of the USS Aurora;
CO Brian Pickett promoted to
XO Kathi Pickett promoted to
Ships Counselor Amy Johnson promoted
to Lieutenant Junior Grade
Chief of Security Andy Burlew
promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
Chief Medical Officer Juanita Burlew
promoted to Ensign
Officer In Charge of the USS Aurora's
Marines, the Firebirds, Karl Clark promoted to Second Lieutenant.
Photos to be posted later.
The word is given; the USS Aurora has
officially been registered and has launched as a chapter in
Work continues towards a unique logo
for the USS Aurora. The current version is below:
Bear in mind that the lettering issues are due to
the program being used, and are a complete mystery to the XO, who is
designing the piece. Comments not about the lettering please
address to the CO and XO using the e-mail on the contact page.
Word has reached us that our VRR
paperwork has been forwarded on to STARFLEET'S ShOCK
Ops for approval. With any luck, we are soon to be a Chapter in
Our VRR (Vessel Registration Request
Form) has been put in the mail to go to Admiral Jeffrey Higdon, of
the USS Black Hawk, our mother ship. From here it goes to our
Regional Coordinator, to his Regional Coordinator, and finally to STARFLEET
itself for approval. This may take several weeks, but once it is
complete, we will have Launched, and will be a Shuttlecraft,
or a Chapter in Training.
By order of Starfleet Command, Department
of Technical Services, the
following starship is hereby authorized to you and your crew:
Name: U.S.S. Aurora
Vessel Class/Type: Nova-Class Science Scout
Upon receiving confirmation from Starfleet Operations regarding final
commissioning and first assignment orders, you will proceed with all due
haste to the Aurora's current assigned spacedock berth to board and assume
In the interim, please take the time to familiarize yourself with all
specifications and operating parameters for U.S.S. Aurora, in order to
assure a smooth deployment when the time comes.
All best to you and your crew...
Admiral Alex Rosenzweig
Director, Department of Technical Services
Director, Office of Technical Information