Lieutenant Rebecca Maida
Name Rebecca Maida
Position Chief Flight Control Officer
|Physical Description||Rebecca Maida (known to her friends as Beka), is a black, tall and beautiful woman. She is athletically fit, stemming from her strict regimen of physical exercise. She has dark hair, which is usually worn down except when she is on a flight mission. Her eyes are a dark shade of brown.|
Personality & Traits
|General Overview||Rebecca is a dedicated officer and a natural born leader. While she favours a relaxed approach to duty and command, she can be strict and by the book when the need calls for it. She is generally viewed as approachable and is well liked by her peers and subordinates alike.|
|Strengths & Weaknesses||Rebecca's strength lies in being able to diffuse a tense situation with humour. She is an eternal optimist who also believes that there is a way out of every jam.
Despite being a social butterfly, Rebecca is very guarded about whom she shares personal details about her life with. She has difficulty trusting and letting people in, but once she does she would move hell or high water for them.
|Ambitions||Rebecca hopes to have a command of her own someday. She also sees herself as having a family although she is less clear as to when this should happen.|
|Hobbies & Interests||As a pilot, Rebecca's interest are in all manner of spacecrafts. She also has a particular love and interest for Terran culture and history circa 21st century. Finally, Rebecca loves meeting new people and learning about their story.|
|Personal History||Born on Mars, Rebecca grew up never knowing her father as her mother elected to be a single parent and sought medical intervention to conceive Rebecca.
She had a pleasant childhood and was well cared for by her mother, who was a Federation diplomat by trade. Rebecca's childhood involved moving around a lot to various worlds within the Federation. Consequently, Rebecca is well versed in several languages and cultures - including Vulcan, Betazoid, Bajoran and Klingon to name a few.
Rebecca fully intended on pursuing a career in civil service as a diplomat just like her mother but she happened to enroll in a summer flight school her last year in high school and fell in love. She also found that she had a natural talent for it.
After she graduated from secondary school, she enrolled in Starfleet Academy against the initial objections of her mother where she excelled as a top honour student. By the time she graduated, her mother had come around to the idea of having her only child pursue a military career.
During the Dominion War, Rebecca joined a flight squadron with Seventh Fleet. She was with the Seventh Fleet when it was dispatched to halt the Dominion's advance at the Tyra system. Her ship was destroyed as was virtually all of her crew members but she managed to survive with only minor injuries.
Despite multiple injuries and losses, Rebecca distinguished herself through the course of the Dominion War, which aided her rise through the ranks.