|Josh was born into the war between the
Xenexians and the Danteri for freedom, and joined it after his parents were murdered while
on a civilian transport between cities. Easily mastered the disrupter and quarter staff,
Josh rose the ranks to become a skilled fighter pilot in the Xenexian offensive.
After winning the war, Josh stayed on his home planet and finished the
last two years of his schooling. For a while after that he helped his cousins tend their
crops and recover from the war.
After Xenex officially joining the UFP, Josh joined
the ranks of the many cadets in Starfleet Academy, piloting major, security minor. Josh
found piloting shuttles easy and self-defense even easier. After several simulations at
Starfleet Academy, Josh took an interest in the Klingons and their culture. He signed up
for a joint mission between the Academy and the Klingons and took even further interest of
them. Josh graduated top in his class for piloting and second self-defense.
Josh's first posting was on the USS Princeton, a galaxy
class ship. He got along pretty well there, his best friend from the Academy was also on
the ship. After helping the ship out of a small scratch when the chief conn officer was
injured, Josh was promoted to Lieutenant J.G. and was switched to conn officer aboard the
On a science mission on planet Ardies, Josh saved a fellow
crew member from a lava flow and was awarded a purple heart for bravery. He served aboard
the ship for three more months and then was moved to USS Ari-B.
Josh very much enjoyed his assignment on the Ari. He greatly
expanded his knowlage on science, and explored many different nebulas, and even found a
new one and named it the "Stalker" nebula.
When Josh noticed that the Asst. Chief Conn position was
open on the USS Tomar, he jumped at the chance.