The USS Mad Dog NCC-74920 is a chapter-member of Starfleet Task Force 31 located in Bridgewater, Vermont.
The chapter formed in February 2023 and officially launched on 1 March 2023. The fictional timeline of the chapter was originally set in the Trek calendar year of 2383. To help you understand the timeline, the Star Trek: Voyager series ended in the Trek calendar of 2378; Star Trek: Nemesis movie was set in the Trek calendar year of 2379.
Originally inspired by “Star Trek”, the USS Mad Dog is a science fiction and fantasy fan club that embraces anything from Captain James Kirk to Doctor Who. The USS Mad Dog also participates in many events that includes, but is not limited to: Cookouts, movies, parties or celebrations, trips to local tourist attractions, and Sci-Fi conventions.
When a person signs aboard the USS Mad Dog, the member may choose to serve within one of the chapter’s departments listed below:
- Support Service
Membership to the USS Mad Dog is open to any Task Force 31 member in good standing, although the USS Mad Dog is classified as a correspondence chapter, we use several communications mediums to keep in touch and reach the membership base. At present we use the old standards of land-mail and telephone tree, as well as the Internet such as: email, listserv, Facebook, messaging and video conferencing.
Each member of the USS Mad Dog is entitled to and will receive the following in an electronic format:
- ID Card (chapter)
- Membership Handbook
- 6 issues of the bi-monthly newsletter called “DOG POUND”
- Promotion Certificates as earned
- Award Certificates as earned
- Membership Certificate
We’re also dedicated to making the world a better place. Not all members participate in our community service projects. To understand further, let’s beam down for a moment to Afghanistan, where U.S. soldiers have received care packages from USS Mad Dog members. Back in Bridgewater, we’ve collected Labels for Education and during the holidays we collect donations for the areas Toys for Tots campaign and the Angel Tree Project. We’ve also participated in food can drives and recycling.
That’s just an example of how our community service is actually global service and because of our efforts to embrace the ideals of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, we’re doing our part to meet his vision of a better world.
Finally, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact either the Commanding Officer or First Officer listed below:
Live long and prosper!
|Master Chief Petty Officer
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