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  TIE Corps Commander report #81 (09/28/2014)
 
This report was submitted by TCCOM-PROF/HA Daniel Bonini/TC-1/ISDII Challenge


 
TIE Corps Command Report
Weekly Report #81 – Submission date: September 28th 2014
Introduction

Greetings,

Once again, the highlights this week are upon changes in a Squadron Commander position. After over 2 years in the position, General Exar Kit has stepped down from Sigma Squadron Command, closing a very successful tour of duty! To replace him, CPT Flelm was selected, transferring in from Sin Squadron. Once again, I’d like to thank GN Kit for the great work performed for the last couple years, keeping the squadron alive in a time of need. Also, I’d like to congratulate CPT Flelm on his new command, and wish him luck!

The Flight Leader position left open by CPT Flelm’s promotion was promptly filled by MAJ Wraith, previously in Sin’s Flight 3! Good luck to MAJ Wraith in his new position as well!

Epsilon Squadron got a new pilot this week. SL Masterseb arrived from the Daedalus, courtesy of CPT Landon Cruise, who was awarded a Medal of Instruction for recruiting the new member. Well done, Landon, and welcome, Seb!

There were a couple of promotions this week. SL Masterseb and SL Mhtty were both promoted to Lieutenant! Congratulations to both, and let’s hope this is the first promotion of many!

A couple new fleet wide competitions have been approved! Idealized by CPT Landon Cruise, and sponsored by the TCCOM’s office, a new recruitment competition has started. Also, next month will start the newest edition of TIE Golf, sponsored by Warrior COM, HA Frodo March! Check the details in the Competition Center, and make sure you participate! An IS-PW is up for grabs!

The sad news of the week was the AWOL of SL FBK, SL Ragnarok and CPT Ric Gravin, and the transfer of MAJ Jedgar to the reserves. I hope they rejoin us soon!

Beta Squadron has started a new push towards using the message boards. Excellent! I hope more follow!

As a reminder, Commendations of Loyalty recommendations will resume when we manage to get the reccs from the SOO.

News

* CPT Flelm is the new Sigma CMDR. GN Kit stepped down. MAJ Wraith is the new Sin FL2!

* Promotions: SL Masterseb and SL Mhtty to LT! Congrats!

* CPT Wondra joined Sin!

* New member: SL Masterseb!

* FBK, Ragnarok and Ric Gravin AWOL’ed, and MAJ Jedgar transferred to the RSVs.

* New comps: Recruiter and TIE Golf!!

* CoL reccs still being accepted, but on hold until SOO returns

T/D Astra Fighter’s Flight Status

- None this week

TCCOM’s Other Activities

- Processed BSFs
- Recommended medals
- Approved medals
- Processed transfers
- Approved Uniforms
- Assessed competitions
- Approved promotions
- Performed TC database updates
- Usual TCCOM activities

Fleet Wide Competitions

* TIE Golf 2014 – The ISD Warrior Invitational Tournament
Competition ID#: 2634
Competition status: approved
Submitted by: COM/HA Frodo March/ISDII Warrior
Competition runtime: 10/11/2014 - 11/22/2014 (1 month, 25 days left)
Units involved: TIE Corps
Competition medals: IS-BW to each pair winner for each hole, IS-SW to winner of each hole, IS-GW to Overall Winner after 5 holes (IS-SW to second place). IS-PW to the winner if he beats the grand champion of TIE Golf 09 afterwards!
Description: The competition will be played over 5 rounds. Each player who signs up will be paired with another player, and they will play the 5 rounds against each other. Because of this structure, you sign up for the whole 5 rounds. No dropping out! Players who do drop out forfeit all claims to any prizes they may have already claimed.

Failure to complete one hole will result in a penalty of 3 times your opponent's score on the hole.

Failure to complete two holes will result in disqualification and forfeiture of any medals already claimed.

Each round the players will be assigned a TIE Free Mission to fly. The objective is score as few points as possible. The lowest score wins!

The scoring for missions will be as follows:

Mission Score + Lasers Fired x 2 + Warheads Fired x 50 - Laser Hits x 3 - Warhead Hits x 50

Each pair of competitors will be assigned one mission a week, for 5 weeks starting on October 11th 2014.

Each week, the one who scored lowest in his pair will win an IS-BW.

The lowest overall score for each mission (hole) will be awarded an IS-SW. The lowest overall score, which will be all 5 mission scores added together will win the IS-GW. Runner up will get the IS-SW.

Once the five rounds are done, the overall winner will be given the chance to fly an additional hole against the Grand Champion. If the winner defeats the Grand Champion, he will be awarded the coveted IS-PW.

The current Grand Champion is HA Frodo March.

More details: http://tac.emperorshammer.org/tiegolf/rules.php


* Recruiter of the TIE Corps 2014
Competition ID#: 2632
Competition status: approved
Submitted by: CMDR/CPT Landon Cruise/Alpha/Wing I/ISDII Hammer
Competition runtime: 10/01/2014 - 12/31/2014 (3 months, 3 days left)
Units involved: All TIE Corps Units
Competition medals: IS-GR, IS-SR, IS-BR
Description: This competition will require members to bring out their selling skills and socially abilities. It is time to recruit some new members. The awards will be given on a monthly basis. If 3 people recruit in a month the max award will be a IS-GR, if 2 recruiters IS-SR, and if only one pilot recruits an IS-BR will be the highest medal awarded.

The awards will look like this if a minimum of 3 members recruit during a month. Remember the award is downgraded if the minimum of 3 recruiters isn't met in a month.

1st- IS-GR
2nd- IS-SR
3rd- IS-BR

If this goes well, we could see the competition upgraded in 2015 to award a IS-PR to the number one recruiter during 2015! That is all pilots. Time to get those recruits and grow the TIE Corps!

* TIE Corps FFL
Competition ID#: 2612
Competition status: approved
Submitted by: COM/HA Frodo March/ISDII Warrior
Competition runtime: 09/01/2014 - 12/30/2014
Units involved: TC, admirals and EHCS
Competition medals: IS-GR, SR, BR for 1st, 2nd 3rd
Description: League set up will be 2 divisions with a total of a Min 8 teams with the possibility of expanding to a 10 or 12 team league. All teams must be registered by August 1st, 2014.

League draft will be determined by player vote.

All league rules and scoring are listed on the League site which will be hosted on the Yahoo Fantasy sports website. (Must create a Yahoo Account to play)

Three winners at the end of the regular season gets the medals.

follow this link to join and set up your team - http://y.ahoo.it/ifd8PBrU

* MP Ace of the TIE Corps
Competition ID#: 2501
Competition status: Approved
Submitted by: COO-LOA/RA Crsepe/TC-4/VSDII Aggressor
Competition runtime: 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014
Units involved: Entire TC
Competition medals: IS-PW/GW/SW/BW for the year, IS-GW/SW/BW monthly for the top 3 pilots
Description: The MP Kill Board will used to keep track of points. Each LoC earns you a point for the competition, and a DFC counts for 5 points. Whoever scores most points win. The numbers on the MP Kill Board at the end of the month are the numbers that are tallied. If there are three participants then IS-GW/SW/BW, if only two IS-SW/BW, etc. At the end of the year the top 3 pilots with the most points will receive IS-PW/GW/SW/BW. XWA, XvT, Star Conflict, and Freelancer-Freeworlds are the authorized platforms for this competition.

* Ace of the TIE Corps
Competition ID#: 2492
Competition status: Approved
Submitted by: TAC-PROF/HA Anahorn Dempsey/CS-6/VSDII Sinister
CMDR/COL Anahorn Dempsey/Delta/Wing I/ISDII Hammer
Competition runtime: 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014
Units involved: Entire TC
Competition medals: IS-GW/SW/BW monthly.
IS-PW/GW/SW/BW at the end of the year.
Description: As always: every SP mission flown wins a point, whoever has most points at the end of the month wins. IS-GW/SW/BW for top 3 monthly, at the end of the year the top 4 pilots win IS-PW/GW/SW/BW. Each mission only counts once towards this competition, missions flown in previous years can be reflown.
The Kill Board statistics on the TC website are final.


Quotes of the Week

1 – COL Jarek La’an: “On an unrelated note I googled TIE Goat... There's a surprisingly large community interested in tying up goats, beyond even farmers or the occasional goat owner... I dread to think how Frown spends his downtime...”

o_O

Promotions

- FL/CPT Flelm to CMDR/CPT Flelm!
- FM/MAJ Wraith to FL/MAJ Wraith!
- Sub-Lieutenant Mhtty to Lieutenant Mhtty!
- Sub-Lieutenant Masterseb to Lieutenant Masterseb!

Transfers

- CPT Flelm – Sin Squadron to Sigma Squadron
- MAJ Wraith – Sin Flight 3 to Sin Flight 2
- SL FBK – Kappa Squadron to Inactive
- LT Blake Greyhawke – Inactive to M/FRG Phoenix
- CPT Ric Gravin – Epsilon Squadron to Inactive
- SL Masterseb – M/PLT Daedalus to Epsilon Squadron
- MAJ Jedgar – Sigma Squadron to M/FRG Phoenix
- SL Ragnarok – Sin Squadron to Inactive

Open Command Positions

- Alpha Squadron Flight 2 Leader
- Beta Squadron Flight 3 Leader
- Delta Squadron Flight 3 Leader

Conclusion

Some interesting moves, but not the best week overall of the fleet, with the loss of no less than 4 members. Nothing much we can do about it, but participate in Landon’s recruiter competition.

Have a nice week.

Respectfully submitted,

TCCOM-PROF/HA Daniel Bonini/TC-1/ISDII Challenge
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