Born on earth on December 22, 2330, Jaeson
Anthony Skyner was always interested in Starfleet. His father, (a
Commodore when he retired from Starfleet) always made sure his son was aware of the world around him. His mother was also an officer in Starfleet, a Captain who commanded the USS DETERRANCE.
Jaeson Skyner lived on various Starfleet installations his whole life, and when he was 18, was accepted into Starfleet Academy where he would go onto to earn various degrees and graduate with honors in 2348.
He was immediately posted onboard the USS Iwo Jima. He served there for three years as
an Engineering Officer and achieved the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade
after two years. After a tour on a starship, he put his law degree to use and joined Starfleet's Judge Advocate General's Corps, where he would serve for five years, making it to the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
After serving in the JAG Corps, he went onto be the XO of the USS COLORADO
in early 2356 under of Captain Jake Scott, he served under Captain Scott at the rank of Commander until the Captain's retirement in June of 2362.
After Captain Scott left the USS COLORADO, he commanded her until 2368 before the COLORADO was brought into dry-dock and scrapped. He
was promoted to Commodore in late 2368 and given command of STARBASE 125. He then went on a tour as
Starfleet Deputy Judge Advocate General in mid 2370 and served for four years, achieving the rank of Rear Admiral.
In late 2373, Rear Admiral Skyner was
promoted to Vice Admiral and assigned as Chief of Fleet Operations of
Starfleet's Alpha Fleet. He served in this billet until 2376. In 2376,
Vice Admiral Skyner was promoted to Admiral and assigned as Deputy
Commander in Chief - Starfleet Command, where he received a commendation for his
Admiral Skyner would serve as Deputy
Commander in Chief - Starfleet Command until late 2379 when he was offered
command of Gamma Fleet which he obviously accepted. His years of
service to Gamma Fleet were exemplary till 2382, when he was promoted to
Fleet Admiral, and took the position of Commander in Chief - Starfleet
Command. Before Fleet Admiral Skyner took his leave of the Gamma
Quadrant, he promoted Vice Admiral Arayuss to the rank of Admiral, and
Commander in Chief of Gamma Fleet.