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General Information

Full Name:   Edward Joseph Carpathia
Serial Number:   10-1965-001E
Rank:   Commodore
Current Position:   Commanding Officer
Current Assignment:   USS INFINITI  NCC-74919

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Physical Appearance Attributes

Race:   Human, Caucasian
Age & Birth Date:   52  (October 1st, 2341)
Gender:   Male
Weight & Height:   90kg, 1.80m
Hair Color:   Brown
Eye Color:   Brown
Body Build:   Large, Average

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Personal & Family Information

Birth Place:   Bronx, NY, USA, Earth
Marital Status:   Single
Parents:   Father Deceased - Father: Harry S. Carpathia, Mother: Janet M. Owczar
Siblings:   Brother - Steven L. Carpathia
Hobbies:   Propulsion Systems and Metaphysics
Personal Quote:   "No matter where you go...there you are." - Buckaroo Bonsai

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Training & Education Information

Elementary School:   Cedar Grove Elementary School, Toms River, NJ, USA, Earth
Middle School:   Toms River Intermediate School East, Toms River, NJ, USA, Earth
High School:   Palmdale High School, Palmdale, CA, USA, Earth
Technical School:   None
Starfleet Academy:   Main Campus - San Francisco, CA, USA, Earth
  • Major: Engineering
  • Minor: Command Studies
  • Secondary: Propulsion Systems

  Omega Sector Advanced Engineering Corps, NV, USA, Earth

  • Advanced Engineering

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Promotion & Service History Record

Promotion Date/Rank:
  • 2362 - Ensign
  • 2364 - Lieutenant Junior Grade
  • 2369 - Lieutenant
  • 2375 - Lieutenant Commander
  • 2377 - Commander
  • 2380 - Captain
  • 2381 - Commodore
Date/Position/Assignment:
  • 2362-2364 - Omega Sector Advanced Engineering Corps - Student
  • 2364-2369 - Engineering Division of Omega Base during construction - Engineer
  • 2369-2371 - Omega Sector Advanced Engineering R&D Division Engineer - Omega Base
  • 2371-2375 - Chief Engineer - USS EXPLORER
  • 2375-2377 - Executive Officer - USS EXPLORER
  • 2377-2380 - Omega Sector Advanced Engineering Corps Instructor - Omega Base
  • 2380-Present - Commanding Officer - USS INFINITI
Remarks:   October 1st, 2341 - Born in The Bronx, New York on Earth, began public school at the age of 4.

  2358 - Graduated from High School and immediately entered Starfleet Academy.

  2359 - Recruited by Omega Sector.

  2362 - Graduated from Starfleet Academy and immediately entered Omega Sector Advanced Engineering Corps at the commissioned rank of Ensign.

  2364 - Graduated from the Advanced Engineering Corps and commissioned the rank of Lieutenant JG.  Assigned to the Engineering Division of Omega Base during it's construction.

  2369 - Omega Base completed and assigned to the Advanced Engineering R&D Division, promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

  2371 - Assigned to USS EXPLORER as Chief Engineer.

  2375 - Promoted to Lieutenant Commander.

  2377 - Promoted to Commander.  Reassigned to the Advanced Engineering Corps as an instructor after the believed loss of EXPLORER.

  2380 - Promoted to Captain.  Assigned to USS INFINITI as Commanding Officer.

  2381 - Promoted to Commodore, and assigned to Gamma Fleet as Division One Commander.

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Awards & Commendation Record

Award Date-Award:
  • 2377 - Valor Cross
Commendation Date/Commendation:
  • 2375 - Commendation by Captain Aeryck Arayuss for Excellent Service
  • 2377 - Commendation by Starfleet for the survival of EXPLORER's crew after abandoning ship.
Remarks:   None

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Disciplinary Record

Court-Martial Date/Charges/Punishment:   None
Reprimand Date/Reason/Punishment:   None
Remarks:   None

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Medical History Record

Allergies:   None
Medical Conditions:   None
Prescriptions:   None
Physical Status:   Good
Psychological Status:   Good
Remarks:   None

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Personal Biography

  Born on Earth on October 1st, 2341, Edward Joseph Carpathia spent a few years living in The Bronx, New York before his family moved to Toms River, New Jersey.  His father worked as a lithographer in the private sector while his mother worked in public education.  They lived in New Jersey till his father was told that the climate he was living in was not healthy for him anymore, due to a cardiopulmonary condition.  In June of 2354, the family relocated to Southern California where E.J. continued his public education there, while his father retired and mother worked in a business owned by her family.  When E.J. graduated high school in June of 2358, he immediately applied to Starfleet Academy.  Upon completing his first year at the academy, E.J. was recruited by Omega Sector in 2359.  From that point on he was an operative.  On March 5th, 2360 E.J. received the tragic news that his father had a severe heart attack and died in the early morning hours while en route to the Palmdale Memorial Hospital, in California.  While distraught over his father's death he completed his academy training and graduated the rank of Ensign in June of 2362, and then went directly to Omega Sector's Advanced Engineering Corps facility secluded in the Nevada desert.

  Upon completion of his education at the Omega Sector facility on Earth in 2364, he graduated and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade.  He was assigned to the engineering team that began construction of Omega Base.  The new center of operations for Omega Sector.  When the base was completed in 2369, E.J. was promoted to Lieutenant, and assigned to the Research & Development division that was located on Omega Base.  Where he worked for a few years developing advanced propulsion and weapon systems.

  In 2371, E.J. was assigned to the USS EXPLORER as the Chief Engineer.  After keeping the ship together for countless missions for Omega Sector he was promoted to Lieutenant Commander in 2375.  After the loss of the current ship's Executive Officer, E.J. was promoted by Captain Arayuss to fill the position, and a promotion to Commander followed in early 2377.

  In late 2377,  the EXPLORER was presumed lost when it was investigating a sub-dimensional fissure and was caught in it's gravity well and brought inside.  Before the ship entered the entire crew, less it's captain, escaped in shuttles, escape pods and the Aerowing.  By remaining behind Captain Arayuss was able to use the tractor beams to push the escaping crafts out of the well to safety.  Once EXPLORER entered the fissure the anomaly collapsed and the ship was presumed lost.

  E.J. using the tractor beam of the Aerowing and the surrounding shuttles was able to create a tractor web and pulled the escape pods from the hostile area to await a rescue inside a nebula that provided cover for the crew of the EXPLORER.  After two weeks of surviving the storms in the nebula and avoiding detection by hostile marauders, the crew was rescued by the USS ANTARES (NCC-61820) and taken to Omega Base for debriefing and medical evaluations.  E.J. was awarded the Valor Cross and commended for his usage of the tractor web and the recovery of all hands that abandoned EXPLORER.  He was then assigned as an instructor in the Advanced Engineering Corps.

  In late 2378, the EXPLORER unexpectedly appeared on the final approach vector for Omega Base.  This was a surprise to many considering the ship was believed lost.  After confirmation that it was indeed the missing vessel and that Captain Arayuss was aboard, the ship was allowed to dock.  It turned out that the fissure was an opening to a transdimensional void and Captain Arayuss came in contact with another ship stranded in there and assisted in getting the captain of that ship back to his home world, which was in the Andromeda Galaxy.  As a show of gratitude the device, used to bring the ship to the alien captain's planet and saving his son's life, was modified to remain as a functioning device integrated in EXPLORER's Main Engineering.  The device was then used to bring the ship back to the Alpha Quadrant in our galaxy in a matter of weeks.  Making it the fastest journey ever recorded between the two galaxies, and EXPLORER to have been the only Federation ship to have been to the Andromeda Galaxy.

  E.J. continued as an instructor till he was contacted by Rear Admiral Arayuss in 2380, regarding the command of EXPLORER's sister ship, INFINITI.  E.J. was extremely excited and boarded the first ship heading for Starbase 34, in the Gamma Quadrant.  Rear Admiral Arayuss brought the INFINITI after it was constructed to the Starbase when he was assigned to the Gamma Fleet as their Judge Advocate General.  Apparently, Rear Admiral Arayuss had taken it so it would be waiting for E.J. when he arrived.  The INFINITI has now been launched from Starbase 34, and the adventure continues...

 

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