M AY - JU NE ' 0 9 VO L U M E 1 8 , NO . 3 INSIDE RC REPORT T S AFF REPORTS Sector One Bowls for Fun VESSEL REPORTS THE N E WS LET TE R FO R REG I O N T H REE CONT T ACT LIS / DISCLAIMER REGIONAL COORDINATOR DISCLAIMER FCPT Reed Bates ........................................ firstname.lastname@example.org Fleet Channels is the official electronic VICE-REGIONAL COORDINATORS bi-monthly publication of Region Three. This newsletter is written solely for the VRC (North): RADM Robyn Winans .................. email@example.com entertainment of the Regional staff, the VRC (South): COMM Robert Graham ........firstname.lastname@example.org members of Regional Three and as- VRC (West): COL John Johnston ..................... email@example.com sorted friends. This publication is not intended to infringe on the copyrights REGIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE or trademarks of Star TrekTM, as held by Paramount Pictures Corporation. 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Please I want to thank everyone who voted for communication in this region-From take advantage of this free service, me and helped me win the election, the top down, and also from the and you can “friend” us. If there is an as it could not have done it without general member up to the Regional interest, a Facebook Organizational your support. I fell in love with you Executive Committee. Page for Region 3 could be created bunch of rascals and want to see this where we can communicate with non- organization flourish and continue its Several easy ways to accomplish this: Fleet friends as another way to recruit. traditions and frivolity. I wish to do my • Sign up for the Region 3 General very best to make that happen. Discussion List and keep The revised website will be more informed firsthand about what is dynamic, and include a calendar of I also wish to thank my opponent Aaron going on. events of the Region, the chapters, Murphy for putting on a good fight • Post your chapter’s event to and any other conventions of interest and look forward to working with him. our website calendar (soon so that you, the members, will have He will continue on staff to support to come) and an email to the one location to see what is going on of our mutual goals. I believe that by Region 3 General Discussion List everywhere in the Region. Regional combining our efforts, he will be a great inviting others in the Region to staff members will be encouraged to asset for our Regional team. attend. Even if you do not think submit content to the website so you anyone will come, post it to let know how they are working for you to I have three goals for this region that everyone know that you are doing better the Region. I would like to accomplish in the first something. You never know year. Specifically, they are: who might have an interest and On the Road Again... • Grow the Region. attend. By traveling to each of your chapter’s • Keep all communications lines • If no one on your chapter is cities to visit with you and experience open and honest. signed up for the Regional 3 everyone's fun and friendship. This • Personally visit each chapter in the General Discussion List, then goal I really wish to accomplish, Region. insist your CO, XO, or RVA but it also depends on my personal be signed up and for them to finances. If Chapters could please Grow the Region forward informational messages inform me of their schedules of their Let's increase our membership by to your chapter’s email listing. In events, meetings, and outings so 10%. That would be 40 people. How addition, if your email or Internet that I may plan my year it would be do we do that? First, by capitalizing is down, you should always be appreciated. The calendar mentioned on the new Movie as best we can. We able to pick up the phone and call above, will allow myself and my staff make our presence known to others, a crewmember, Regional friend, properly plan the visit. If someone by announcing our meetings in local or a staff member to inquire if from your chapter would like to put community bulletins, attend events anything is going on and they can me up for a night, that would definitely with fliers and business cards, and communicate to the Region for help. I want you to know that I am a high visibility events. When the Star you. person just like you and am interested Trek DVD comes out, host Movie in how and what you are doing. Watching Parties and invite friends. To start the process, I will be posting Networking is one of the best sources to the Regional list at least once per Please stay tuned to more news from for membership. week, even if just to say, hi. Region 3 and me. FLEET CHANNELS 3 VRC REPORTS NORTHERN LIGHTS Senior Vice-Regional Coordinator Vice-Regional Coordinator, North by: RADM Robyn Winans firstname.lastname@example.org Well its been a We are looking at doing the event Paul Cornell veteran Dr. Who writer. whirl wind the last possibly quarterly. How you like to learn about jewerly two months. making, how to craft with just about IC will soon be upon us and I am anyhing. Join a costume panel and Congrats to Reed sure Reed will have much to report to learn how you put to together one heck Bates. There's alot us in August when she returns. of an outfit for the Alienball without of new and exiting ever learning to sew. things ahead The Dallas Comic Con held on Aug of us. May was 15th and 16th looks to be the best awesome. Thanks to Starfleet's one yet this year with DS9 veterans Keep those feet on the ground as you public relations efforts. Regal movie Rene Auberjonois and Nana Visitor. reach for those stars. Theaters in the DFW area called and we responded. The Regulator Summit information is out on the reported they had a great time at the website with the registration page up Fossil Creek in North Fort Worth and running. Get those Registration Area. The Trinity River manned the rolling in and join in the discussion to Keystone Regal in Richardson/Dallas. be had on the Region lists. We saw many folks and the movie got very positive reviews from the folks we What activities would you like to talked with. participate in. Would you like to be on a panel with Star Trek Writer June saw the Sector 1 Bowling/Trinity Keith RA DeCandio to talk about River launch anniversary. We Engineering, Klingons or the like. had a ton of fun and pictures can be How about discussing the qualities found here in Fleet Channels. you like in Dr Who and Trek with USS Regulator Bowling Team USS Trinity River Bowling Team 4 FLEET CHANNELS VRC REPORTS Go West SOUTHERN SPACEDOCK MONEY MATTERS Vice-Regional Coordinator, South Young Man! by: COMM Robert C.Graham Vice-Regional Coordinator, West email@example.com by: COL John Johnston firstname.lastname@example.org Hello Region Greetings from the Checking Account Date: 5/29/2009 Three, West! As we enter the Beginning May Balance: $1,149.21 Summer season, First of all, I am we welcome our very pleased with Deposit: $20 (Cash Donation) new Regional the efforts of the Coordinator,Fleet entire Fleet in Ending May Balance: $1,169.21 Captain Reed helping to promote Bates aboard. the new Star Trek Savings Account (Quarterly State- movie! Every chapter who ment) Date: 3/31/2009 The new movie brought out many participated in this effort gained new chapters ready to recruit new recruits. Some have even doubled Beginning Balance Quarter: members & enjoy a great Film all their memberships! $1,273.78 in one day. Many of those new members ended up on the Fleet's Second, I wish to congratulate Fleet Interest Paid 3/31/2009: $.15 Unassigned List. So if your chapter Captain Reed Bates on being chosen is expecting some new members to be the new Region 3 Coordinator! End Balance Quarter: $1,273.92 please e-mail either myself, Robyn, May your guidance keep the Third or John privately and we will work Fleet on the course of righteousness! Paypal Account: $20.12 with you & Operations to see that BTW, sorry you’re going to be those members are assigned to their stuck in all the ECAB meetings at Total Funds for Region 3: $2,463.26 appropriate chapters that recruited every IC you go to while you’re RC. them. Finally, I am looking forward to this In closing, I would like to mention year’s Summit at the Crowne Plaza that in the South we have a 97% Hotel in Addison. I had an reporting rate among the Southern opportunity to preview this hotel at Chapters getting their MSR's in & on another convention earlier this year, time. That is a good rate but I know and it seemed like a very nice hotel. do much better than that. So lets all work together to get the reporting rate Be sure you register right away at Fleet http://www.region3.org/summit/ to be among the Southern chapters up to sure you get a good price on the con Channels 100%. Deadlines and the hotel rooms! Until next time, take care of That’s all that’s on the desk of the yourselves & each other. West. Until next dust devil blows The following is a list of the upcoming news my way… deadlines for Fleet Channels: July/August Issue -- August 30, 2009 September/Oct Issue -- Oct. 31, 2009 ALL e-mail submissions should be sent to: email@example.com. Note: Reminders of approaching deadlines will be posted on the R3 list. FLEET CHANNELS 5 T S AFF REPORTS Open Frequencies At the Keyboard Regional Communications Report Regional Computer Operations Report by: FCPT Trisha Tunis by: LGN Aaron Murphy firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Ahoy there Greetings Third should go out to the Chapter list and Mateys! Fleet, confirm your chapter's information. If you have updates that need to be Once more into Well, the election made, don't hesitate to e-mail me the breach I go, is now behind directly or contact me from the getting another us. I would like Contact Us page on the website. issue of Fleet to congratulation Channels out. FCPT Bates on Well, that's going to do it for now. If Many thanks to her victory. I would you have any questions, updates, or those that contributed, and especially also like to thank suggestions, don't hesitate to contact those that turned in material BEFORE everyone who participated in the me. the deadline. Bravo Zulu! election process by asking questions, making us think, and keeping us See you again in sixty! The movie may be done, but my honest. It is an honor to serve in a understanding is that there are several region such as ours. conventions coming up that Region 3 and its chapters can take advantage In the regional CompOps HQ, we've of. been busy working on the website. One of the issues that we've had with Remember when setting up an the site has been spam submissions information table to always keep it sent through the Contact Us and JAG REPORT Regional JAG Officer Report neat, and well stocked with flyers, Award Submission forms. A solution by: LCDR Jesse Gutierrez brochures, and have a calendar of has been rolled out live that requires firstname.lastname@example.org Regional events handy. CompOps is the person submitting a form to working on an online calendar that will complete a CAPTCHA submission Greetings Fleeters of Region Three, be updated frequently, so that will be (those fields that say "type what you a very handy resource to tell potential think these distorted letters are"). I wanted to introduce myself. I am members about all the enjoyable This should significantly decrease LCDR Jesse Gutierrez. I currently events here in the Region. spam sent through the forms, as serve as the Executive Officer of the well as lessening the occurrences of USS Bexar in San Antonio. I am the The Communications Department is incomplete form entries. JAG for the region. being reviewed by the new Regional Coordinator and possibly may have its Other region3.org website news If there is a matter that comes up mission redefined to better serve the includes the addition of the Summit that you members feel needs to be Chapters. I know I've been suggesting 2009 index and registration pages. addressed feel free to drop me at changing it to more of the marketing You can reach the Summit homepage line at JAG@Region3.org. arm, and less "just the newsletter either from the link on the region3.org editor" department. To make this homepage or by going directly to happen, we need feedback from you, http://www.region3.org/summit/. The the members and the chapters. What registration page is linked off the do you need help with? How can this Summit site navigation. You can also office make your lives easier? find links to FenCon, the convention hosting this year's summit and the Be sure to share your input with the host hotel. new Regional Coordinator and Chief of Communications. Finally, there are more ongoing and future updates in the works. The regional Staff List will be updated as appointments are made. Chapter COs 6 FLEET CHANNELS T S AFF REPORTS REED'S SHOP On S.C.O.P.E Shakedown Operations Report the PROMENADE by: FCPT Beau Thacker Regional Quartermaster Report email@example.com by: FCPT Reed L. Bates This should firstname.lastname@example.org The winner will The Region should be my last be announced within a week of the be seeing some article as your deadline and then sales of t-shirts, new chapters rising Quartermaster. hats, and other garb will commence. in the next few It's been a Must be original artwork designed by months, as the mighty fun you and able to be copyrighted by the chapters USS ride! I learned Region. The artwork you submit to us Rachel Garrett about state must meet these requirements: under Marion sales taxes Murphy's command, and online • The maximum dimensions can be and the USS Lefitte shirt design to website creation and 10" X 10" under JustinToney are working salesmanship. • Accepted file types: Vector art, toward their requirements, Both high resolution bitmap images, Pre-Chapters have their class, ship One of the most remembered and digital photos name and NCC approved from Fleet promotions was an idea my husband • Resolution: 100 DPI or Better command. Lloyd started during my first stint at Quartermastering. I had to leave the Also, please note about the artwork Also this year the USS Serenty will be quartermaster table to teach a panel that white will be transparent on a commissioning soon. on costuming and while I was away, I t-shirt, so the color of the t-shirt will left Lloyd in charge. Big mistake, you show through. Many in the Region I hope to see other chapters grow, as ask? Heck no! When I came back he prefer not to have white shirts, but the we enjoy this gift from StarTrek... had started figuring out 100 different shirts will also not be dark. Please uses for the Region 3 Frisbees. He keep all these details in mind when came up with suggestions to use the designing your logo. And, best of luck Security Details Frisbees for dog bowls, snow shoes, to you. May the best design win. Regional Security Report paper plate holders, flat chested by: FCPT Beau Thacker Madonna bras, and princess Leia hair Main Street: For details on the email@example.com buns...think about that last one. It was sale of the Region 3 t-shirts, hats, hilarious and he even demonstrated medical scrubs, cups, mugs, mini Security update: Summer is here, so them. Then many of the customers mouse pads, etc. please visit the take shelter and drink water because were asked for their ideas of uses Quartermaster's page on the Region's of the extreme heat. We don't want for the Frisbees. We actually sold website at www.region3.org and click anyone to fall out during there 12 about 20 of them that first time out. on Quartermaster. But check with mile road march. Then again, skip the My husband has been a great help to the CompOps because he's working workout...use the jet packs instead! me as the Quartermaster. He even on a new website, so I hear. We Now where did we put them...? started calling himself my assistant. I also have a Cafe press site setup at thank him for all his help. http://www.cafepress.com/region3. If you see something you want added Roleplay on.... We're Having a Contest: a Summit to either the Cafe Press selections There has been reports a lot of break Logo Design Contest. The Prize will or the Region 3 selections from any ins while we are away serving our be a free Region 3 t-shirt and maybe vendor or even from Queensboro.com, tours on our ships. I'm advising ev- some other prizes may surface. please let me, your new RC know, or eryone to lock up their quarters, and whomever the new Quartermaster may make sure you secure and record Look over the FenCon website at be. your items. Free pads are given out www.fencon.org and look at their by your security agent.. logo, then design a Region 3 Summit/ I thank you for your patronage. FenCon 2009 Logo. The deadline to submit your proposed design is July 30, 2009. Please submit it to FLEET CHANNELS 7 VESSEL REPORTS USS Ark Angel, NCC-1889 USS Corsair, NCC-26556 USS Joan of Arc, NCC-73289 Sector 5 -- Round Rock, TX. Sector 3 -- Baton Rouge, LA. Sector 6 -- Corpus Christi, TX. CO -- LGN Aaron Murphy CO -- FCPT Trisha Tunis CO -- FCPT Robin Van Cleave firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org XO -- LCDR Dixie Hill XO -- COMM Edward C. Tunis III XO -- LCDR Tahnya Abbott Commissioning Date: January 1, 2001 Commissioning Date: April 19, 2008 Commissioning Date: January 6, 1994 Motto: "The Price of Freedom Motto: "Legends Endure" is Eternal Vigilance"-- JFK The USS Corsair past few months The Joan of Arc's members went to were spent preparing for the new a house warming for their April event The Ark Angel had a meeting June Star Trek movie, and it was worth in Victoria. Several of the Marine 20th and discussed upcoming all the effort! The USS Corsair contingent combined forces as well camped out at the local Rave as finances to buy a huge 6 bedroom events, like a picnic for our August Motion Pictures for the opening house with dual kitchens as well as meeting, Summit at Fencon in Sep- weekend. We proudly showed two large family/living areas. The club tember, and our annual camping trip our own Shuttle (still unnamed..) assisted in breaking in their home in October. distributed new flyers, and created by having a bar-b-que/games night. an interactive information table for Morning came complete with the smell the crowds to enjoy. Our display of potato & egg tacositos drifting from Afterwards, we visited our new lo- included the usual communicators, the kitchen.YUMMY!! cal LAN center, Titan Gaming and tricorders, and action figures, but played games. We discovered that our Chief of Communications LT May was busy as ever since we had the only thing more fun than kill- Jennifer Tenney decided to get a general crew meeting, the movie ing zombies in WWII is killing them creative with a few of our tribbles premier, the may birthday bash, and create a "Klingon Detector". & the month still wasn't over. The with modern weapons and unlimited The Chapter was featured in crew meeting was held at the Butter ammo. several local media outlets, Churn on the first Sat of the month in including a live remote. The theater Sinton. The meeting went rather well We are planning on going to was wonderful, and treated us to a considering the A/c was down & we Georgetown Lake in either August private showing of the movie since had only ceiling fans for cooling. all the theaters showing it were sold or September for the picnic. When out. (editor's note...YESSS!!) Trek Plans for the Star Trek movie premier the weather turns cooler, we will be is Back! were finalized and events later in the returning to Bastrop State Park in month discussed. Everyone was eager October for our camping trip. for the new movie to start... The following weekend, we had our own "Geek Retreat" with a showing Finally the premier arrived with the Stay tuned for more fun events. of Fanboys and Rock Band. Much Joan welcoming it with a four day bad singing, and good food was marathon recruiting effort.Thurs had. afternoon thru Sunday evening at various intervals, found crew members June's highlighted activity was a promoting both the movie as well as trip to Stennis Space Centger in the club itself. Saturday was the largest Mississippi. Crewman Derek Kyzar & longest day. We had two recruiting successfully landed the Shuttle in tables due to the movie theatre design the simulation several times and staffed from 11a. to 10:30p after the had the high score of the day. His last showing started. It was a real blast application is into NASA now for the but long hours too. Close to 90% of the next mission. crew was involved over the entire time event. The next big away mission for the crew will be BabelCon in July, OH! I almost forgot...There was a where they will be assisting in reporter & photographer that went to coordinating the Sci Fi Track and Robin & Jim's home to see how a real running panels. Star Trekker would live!. This resulted in a front page article on the local 8 FLEET CHANNELS VESSEL REPORTS section of the paper the week of the Happily,the management agreed to re- opening movie. WOW!! W Y A A MISSION run the show for that screen. It was after May has always had the most REPORT 1a. when the show ended but truly worth the effort. birthdays plus graduatations. Here we have a HUGE party to celebrate USS JOAN OF ARC- everything at once hence the name T S AR TREK MOVIE Saturday was the big push where the club manned two recruiting tables due "May Birthday Bash!! This year we had 7 birthdays from May 5th to a double to the design of the theatre itself. There on May 25th. Since the Marines had was a team at each table that would pass plenty of room to sleep everyone out flyers, visit with the movie patrons, plus room for the cadets to run in the WOW! That was some weekend!! As & answer questions when brave souls party was held in Victoria. Dinner was noted in the vessel report, the USS came up to the table to see a living, several types of bar-be-que,potatoe Joan of Arc had an away team at the breathing Klingon! The tables were salad, an assortment of drinks( both kid friendly & adult) and of course Cine' 16 theatre for various times from manned from 11a.until 10:30p. after birthday cupcakes. Each celebrant had Thursday May 8th to Sunday May 10th. the last showing went in. If you had a his/her single candle to wish on. The persona, this was the day to wear them.. traditional Happy Birthday song was Due to the heat, the theatre relaxed We had Humans, Andorians, Ferenguis, a riot...you try to sing to 7 people in it's ruling that patrons in costumes Klingons, & Kinder from Dr. Who., quite the same song!!. After bedding down that covered their faces be denied an assortment of races together. the cadets except Alex the adults had entry.. Our resident Klingon, Robert a boisterious D&D game far into the Shaver, was at the theatre Thursday Sunday being Mother's day,was almost night. evening from 5p until 9p. Together as busy as Saturday. The first two shows with Rear Admiral Jim Van Cleave, Lt. were completely sold out on both sides The next event was the wilderness challenge run by the Marine unit of Commander Diane Beets & myself, we of the theatre. It seems that it was over the Joan of Arc. Unfortunately, only handed out flyers & chatted with people whelmingly popular to take MOM out to a few of themembers could attend about mostly the Joan of Arc club as we see the latest Trek show! Tables were due to various reasons but those who didn't want any spoilers on the movie. manned same as Sat. from 11a until did, reported they had an interesting/ 7:30p when the weary crew members challenging weekend!!. Friday mostly followed the same plan closed the tables to go their separate as Thursday. Crew members showed ways;home,dinner or see the show Back here in Corpus Christi, at the up in two groups to see the show just once more. Only time will tell how Sirloin Stockade, the June meeting &promote the club.The 'early group' effective the effort was by the number of was held. Plans for June included a poker night about mid June and the went to the 7"30 showing since most of possible recruits that visit the following rest of the month in summer Shore them had to work the following day or general crew meetings. leave to allow families to take vacation lived out of own. They were letting out. together & a break from all the events when the late group (those whose jobs Submitted by FCPT Kris Dobie,RVA happening earlier. ended after7p) stood at the theatre door pretending to handout flyers.... This is the final Cadet's Excellence in Education report until school starts After visiting briefly, the rest f the club again for the fall semester. Alex earned went into see the show. There was three honors, one being named the a battle on the movie screen close to most improved player on the 7th grade tennis team; being nominated 35-40 minutes into the show when the to the Junior National Honor Society. ENTIRE screen went completely black!! & making the A-B yearly Honor Roll. All the people in that screen room Congratulations to Alex. His brother thought it was part of the show so we Christopher made the first grade stayed there until the management sent Chess team as well as making the A-B an usher to inform us that all 16 screens Honor Roll. The final school age cadet had lost electricity!!! Out came the cell Isabo, did well in her classes also. phones as people used the as mini- Next year we will add one more cadet flashlights. to this list...Isabo's brother William will be starting recieving letter grades in First grade. We expect great thing Unknown to us at the time, there was an from our cadets in the fall Check back auto accident where a car crashed into later to see if the predictions come a light pole disrupting electricity not only true. at the theatre,about 1/4 of the city & a string of restaurants near the theatre. I will file the next report after Summer Our group was near the end of the Shore leave....Enjoy your Summer line waiting for refunds when the lights began flickering back on. Submitted by FCPT Kris Dobie, RVA FLEET CHANNELS 9 VESSEL REPORTS artists. Summit 2009 is also in Dallas and we look forward to seeing y'all here for the festivities. It will be all the fun and fellowship of a regular Summit plus the opportunities and activities of FenCon in one big, USS Trinity River, NCC-6425 inexpensive bundle. Sector 1 -- Dallas, TX. CO -- RADM Robyn Winans Oh, and we're happy that the RC election is finally over so we can email@example.com have our CO back. The crew wishes Space Station Freedom III, NCC-SS001 XO -- FCPT Elizabeth Weber Reed good luck and good fortune as Regional Correspondence Vessel Commissioning Date: February 12, she takes the helm of the Region 2004 from acting RC Robyn Winans. CO -- FCPT Evan Richards firstname.lastname@example.org Motto: "One and Indivisible" XO -- FCPT Reed Bates Commissioning Date: March 25, 1995 It's been an exciting few months here Motto: "Let Freedom Ring" in Dallas for the crew of the USS Trinity River. Like so many other Greetings Region Three! ships, our May activities Here on the Freedom III we are revolved around getting the word out again undergoing a change and about Starfleet in conjunction rejuvenation. Yes, it's been said with the release of the new movie. before, but this time we mean it. We The ships of Sector One worked aren't really all just retired Starfleeters with the local Regal Theaters on this any longer. Our XO FCPT Reed Bates promotion. The TR crew was at has just been elected as our Regional the Regal Keystone all of opening Kira Norman, author Rachel Caine, and Coordinator and that makes our week to hand out flyers, talk to Chanda Norman at Legacy Books in Plano, Station the Flag Ship of the Region. people, and raise awareness of the Texas. We are very proud to hold that honor organization. A number of people once again. expressed interest in joining SFI and lots of folks posed with Admiral Our CO, Fleet Captain Evan Robyn Winans in her "monster Richards, is working with his XO maroon" uniform. FCPT Reed Bates and with the new Operations Officer, Captain In June, several crew members Lloyd Bates, to update the Freedom attended a book release party for III's website, which is http://www. "New York Times" best-selling author ssfreedom3.org/. It has had a good Rachel Caine. Her latest book, start but lacks some content and "Carpe Corpus", is the sixth book in newsletter archives. We are also her popular Morganville Vampires in the process of starting up a series, a favorite among many TR new version of our newsletter, The crew members. Dan Stockelman, Kira Norman, Dan Freedom Press. Dreesbach, and Chanda Norman take a break We also took time in June to at the recruiting table between screenings of Our members may meet in Dallas try out our new crew bowling shirts by the new Star Trek movie at the Regal Keystone area some time in July to have a actually going bowling. The steak dinner and play some darts. Or USS Trinity River crew enjoyed an maybe go bowling with the Sector 1 afternoon of bowling with the crew crowd. of the USS Regulator at AMF Euless Lanes in the mid-cities. Scores We are sad to report that VADM Mark improved dramatically in the second A. Vinson has decided to retire from game when the gutter bumpers were Starfleet and we wish him all the best. raised on two of the three lanes. We have, however, gained a new We're not ready to take on the PBA member named Kasey Like. She's Tour quite yet but we're ready to face from the Lubbock area and we are off against any other ship in glad to have her stationed with us. the Region. See You in the Funny Pages The rest of the summer should be just FCPT Reed Bates as exciting as we prepare for The crew of the USS Trinity River at the Regal the Dallas Comic Con in August. Keystone movie theater in Dallas. Special guests include Rene Auberjonois and Nana Visitor from "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" plus actor Barry Bostwick, actress Yancy Butler, and a dozen top comics 10 FLEET CHANNELS REGIONAL Calender of Events July 17-19 BabelCon Baton Rouge, LA http://www.babelcon.org July 25 Sector One Meeting Euless, Texas (TENT) July 25 G4 TV Star Wars ComicCon panel broadcast http://upload.g4tv.com/upload/starwars_comiccon09.aspx July 31 Jeff and Mary Webb (USS ARK ANGEL)'s wedding anniversary July 31 Due Date for Summit/FENCON logo design contest. Please refer to R3 Quartermaster website for information. August 6-9 STARFLEET's International Conference Greensboro, NC http://www.ic2009.org August 6-9 Star Trek Convention Las Vegas, NV http://www.creationent.com/cal/stlv.htm August 15-16 Dallas Comic Con Richardson Civic Center, Richardson, TX http://www.scifiexpo.com/DCC/Home.html September 18-20 FENCON/Region 3 Summit Addison, Texas http://www.fencon.org FLEET CHANNELS 11 Place FLEET CHANNELS Stamp 18240 Shadow Creek Avenue Here Baton Rouge, LA 70816 12 FORWARDING AND ADDRESS CORRECTION REQUESTED Address deadline for the July/August issue is August 30, 2009
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