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Hello to all,

Hope everyone has a fun and save Halloween and enjoy the newsletter while your at it .

Captain Brad Barker









ADM Gary Barclay Chief of Public Affairs

Greetings and felicitations,


October is commonly associated with the season of autumn in the Northern hemisphere and spring in the Southern hemisphere, where it is the seasonal equivalent to April in the Northern hemisphere and vice versa.


Star Trek Conventions:

Oct 5-7 Away Mission: Orlando Hilton Orlando Resort Lake Buena Vista
Avery Brooks, Dwight Schultz, Robert Duncan McNeill, Robin Curtis and Eric Menyuk.

October 6 The Hub Productions: Star Trek 2 Leighton Hall (University of South Wales in Sydney) and October 7 at the Spot Basement Theater in Melbourne
Nana Visitor

Oct 13-14 Armageddon Expo 2012 Melbourne Exhibition Centre
Karl Urban and Aron Eisenberg

Oct 19-22 Armageddon Expo 2012 New Zealand Auckland
Aron Eisenberg

Oct 19-22 Destination Star Trek London ExCeL London
Marc Alaimo, Rene Auberjonois, Scott Bakula, Ira Steven Behr, Casey Biggs, Brannon Braga, Avery Brooks, Jeffrey Combs, Denise Crosby, Robin Curtis, John de Lancie, Martha Hackett, J.G. Hertzler, Manu Intiraymi, Dominic Keating, Walter Koenig, Alice Krige, Arlene Martel, Chase Masterson, Ronald D. Moore, Kate Mulgrew, Robert O’Reilly, Eddie, Paskey, William Shatner, Sir Patrick Stewart, Connor Trinneer, Nana Visitor, and Gwynyth Walsh.

October 20-November 4 Cruise Trek Sailing from San Diego to Hawaii
Marina Sirtis

October 26-28 Hal-Con World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Rene Auberjonois

OCTOBER 26-27-28 Austin Comic Con Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas
Sir Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Gates McFadden, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, and Marina Sirtis


2012 Walter Koenig star celebration
By ADM Gary Barclay

I had worked very hard to get my fellow Star Trek fans to support Walter Koenig who was Chekov in the Star Trek TV and movie shows. There was an ongoing letter writing campaign that I had joined in by putting all of the information on my 10,000 MySpace friends’ pages along with coordinating with the Star Trek clubs “Starfleet Command” and Starfleet International. Around 5,000 of my friends on facebook were asked to join in helping too.

I was able to attend Walter Koenig’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony and celebration. Many stars showed up to show their support for Walter. The live cast from "Spock's Brain" put on a very entertaining show at Walter’s banquet. They can be found on YouTube @

Walter Koenig was ever so nice to all of his fans as usual. He was deeply touched by the outpouring of love and support from all of his fans. I had quite an adventure going to Hollywood.



TREKnic 2012

Lt. Rose Compton


On Saturday, September 8th, Star Trek’s 46th anniversary, members and friends of SFC Starbase 03 attended TREKnic, a pot luck, Trek themed picnic. Representatives from six ships and Starbase 03 attended. They included: USS Mighty Mississippi, Rose Compton, Ed Ciccarone and Les Pullman III; USS Iowa, Tom Webster and Pamela Covell with their K-9 units, Fozzie Bear & Duke; USS Lobo Moline, Bill Van Brunt, Mike House and Ambassadors Liz Robinson and Brad Smith; Thompson Ship Yards, Alan and Heidee (Gypsy) Thompson, USS Gorkon, (Indiana) Lt. Col. Coy Turner, USS Riverside (SFI), Aaron, Michelle and lil Trent Clark and Starbase 03 members, Commodore James Olson, Trish Pelarenos and Marc Domask.

Attendees enjoyed a beautiful day the park as well as a great meal and great camaraderie. Events included a Scavenger Hunt, Starship Dirty Deeds (minute to win it challenges) and a Trek Trivia challenge. The winner of the scavenger hunt was the team of Coy Turner and Alex and Katie Haugen. Starship Dirty Deeds winners were; 1st place Alex Haugen and 2nd place Pamela Covell. The Trek Trivia Challenge winner was Tom Webster.

An array of photos and more details can be found in the “Mississippi Currents” September Newsletter.


“What are we having for dinner this evening?”

Greetings SFC Members;

I am Rose Compton, CO of the USS Mighty Mississippi, NCC 201151 and I’d love for you to assist me in answering the above question.

As I head into the kitchen each evening, I ask, what will I prepare tonight? What sounds good? Or even what sounds quick? I also ask, am I the only one who gets tired of my own cooking with the same meals week after week after week? What can I do to change that?

Starfleet Command Quadrant One (SFCQ1) has come to the rescue with an answer to the age old question “What’s for dinner?”, by sanctioning a fleet-wide cookbook project. This mission is scheduled to continue through the end of this year (2012) time is running out and we need your help……………. We need your recipes!!!

We are not asking for hours long kitchen projects, but more of the food/dish recipes that you serve on a regular basis. We are a diverse group and we all live on a budget, we all lead busy lives and many cook for a family while others only cook for one or two. What do you cook that we may not?

In exchange for your recipe, your name and the ship or Starbase you serve on will be immortalized in print. You have a rare opportunity to supply recruitment potential for your ship or starbase and to assist a charity at the same time, as these cookbooks will be for sale on the website/club store as well as at conventions. (You can claim this on the SPAR I)

Will you be the one to step up and ensure that you and your ship are immortalized in ink or will you sit back and wait to see if someone else is up to the challenge? (once the book goes to print.. it’s too late.)

Recipes can be sent to or

Or for those that do not have internet access….

Cookbook Project

1321 Esplanade Ave.

Davenport, IA. 52803






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