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Commander Jonathan Martin

Name Jonathan Martin

Position Mission Advisor

Rank Commander


Character Information

Gender Male
Species Human
Planet of Origin Earth
Age 39
Birth Date 27/1/2352

Physical Appearance

Height 6'6"
Weight 225 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Skin Color White
Physical Description A very commanding presence due to his height and strong muscular build. Very disciplined posture due to his military training but also quite graceful in his stride. A handsome man who keeps himself looking good, well kept. Wavy brown hair which doesn't show signs of thinning or falling out. Has some scars on the top of his left hand, quite possibly cut marks from some altercations in his past.
Accent Standard American English (Californian)

Family

Spouse Elisabeth Martin (Deceased)
Wedding Date 9/9/2370
Children Henry Martin (10 yrs old)
Father Reed Martin
Mother Lucinda Martin
Brother(s) None
Sister(s) Gabrielle & Amy
Other Family N/A

Personality & Traits

General Overview A well respected officer who has had some tough times in his career. Disciplined and an overall nice person.
Strengths & Weaknesses As a man who is very forgiving and giving the benefit of the doubt which can be a strength, it can also be a weakness as some will say. A good natured man and very honorable, sometimes that isn't always a good thing.

Doesn't like failure and doesn't accept losing very well.

Rarely loses his temper or gets angry, but when he does, let's just say you don't want him angry at you.

After his wife died, emotionally unfit for duty and started drinking a lot before getting the necessary help.

Tramautized by loss of many officers under his watch during one battle against the Cardassians. Has no love for them.
Ambitions Was to be a good husband before his wife's death. To be a good father & son despite being away from his family a lot due to his duties.
Hobbies & Interests Chess, Mahjong, Playing the Violin, Basketball, Tennis, Reading up on History and Military Strategy.
Languages Federation Standard, Japanese, Chinese, Klingon

Personal History Always loved the stars since he first laid eyes on the sky and once he saw how Starfleet worked, there was nothing else he wanted to but move around space. Grew up in Japan as a boy due to his parents working there and did intensive travel around Asia, learning Chinese himself. Always admired different cultures.

What really interested him was strategic thinking when he first played chess with his father. This started his love for the subject and studied it as soon as he went into Starfleet. Becoming very well attuned in the subject, he decided to supplement the brain with the body when he started learning how to defend himself by studying various fighting styles such as Krav Maga as he figured he could use his naturally big frame to his advantage.

Naturally, a guy with his height and build, being a strategist who is well versed in hand-to-hand combat would certainly give him a heads up in Starfleet, which it did. He rose through the ranks very fast using his abilities and it helped that his good character didn't rub people the wrong way fast tracked his way to a commanding role.

He respects his superiors and his peers unconditionally and loves to talk with other officers on his off time sharing stories and picking the brain of how other officers would strategize different scenarios.

After his previous ship where he served as the XO was decommisioned after a fatal run-in with the Cardassians, he was asked by a friend in the admiralty of Starfleet Command for a favor; to be temporary mission advisor to the Calypso.
Education 2370 ~ 2375 Attended Starfleet Academy with a focus on Strategic Operations. Graduated 9th in his class, but decided to further his own studies on his own outside of Starfleet for a year before taking a position on a ship.
Service Record 2375 ~ 1.5 years after graduation, Ensign Martin served aboard the USS Herald as a conn officer.

2376 ~ Promoted to Lt. Junior Grade

2377 ~ Promoted to Lieutenant

2380 ~ Promoted to Lt. Cmr. aboard the USS Herald.

2382 ~ Promoted to Commander where he became the 1st Officer of the USS Herald due to the previous XO's death on an away mission.

2383 ~ With the retirement of the captain of the USS Herald, he finally decided to take his own ship, but he didn't want the Herald out of respect to his former captain. He chose to command a defiant class ship which would allow him to utilize and more often use his love of strategic warfare.

He was assigned the commanding officer of the defiant class ship USS Stalwart that had been assigned to the Alamo Station

2384 ~ Alamo Station fell under attack by the Cardassians resulting in the loss of the Stalwart and the Alamo Station.

2385 ~ Reassigned to the USS Sunfire as XO.

2390 ~ Sunfire decommissioned

2391 ~ Mission Advisor to the USS Calypso