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This report was submitted by TCCOM-PROF/HA Daniel Bonini/TC-1/ISDII Challenge


 
TIE Corps Command Report
Weekly Report #82 – Submission date: October 5th 2014
Introduction

Pilots, as you can see, I’m back from my leave a bit earlier than expected, and managed to release the report on schedule. On with the news!

Both Alpha and Delta Squadrons have filled their open Flight Leader positions this week. LT Lord Toxicon transferred from Beta to take on Alpha Flight 2. On Delta, LCM Nylan changed flights, leaving Flight 2 to become Flight 3 Leader. Good luck to you both!

We have also had a rank promotion, that took place just a few hours ago, and it was for LCM Nolij, who reached the rank of Commander. Keep up the good work, Commander Nolij!

Sin Squadron just saw the arrival of a new member, as CM Yun returned to active duty, after a while inactive. Welcome back to the fleet, Commander!

Once again Epsilon Squadron got a new pilot. SL Eggplant arrived from the Daedalus, and once again courtesy of CPT Landon Cruise, who was awarded a Medal of Instruction for his recruitment effort. Well done, Landon, and welcome, Egg!

CPT Landon Cruise had an amazing achievement this week, by overcoming the legendary COL Brucmack as the new Top Gun of the TIE Corps. Of course, different times and different games…but it’s the same club, and it’s an amazing achievement nonetheless. Congratulations, Landon!

The sad news of the week was the transfer of COL Daniel Stephens to the reserves. By doing so, he has his Vice Admiral rank restored. I hope he will rejoin us soon!

CM Chrome has announced his intention to step down from Beta Squadron Commander position. Potential applicants for the position are to speak to RA Elwood the Brave,

I have started arrangements for the award of the overdue Commendations of Loyalty. Some details still need to be sorted, but it should happen soon. Since the SOO is not available, I will choose for him.

News

* LT Tox is the new Alpha FL2! LCM Nylan is the new Delta FL3 Grats!

* Promotion: LCM Nolij to CM! Congrats!

* CM Yun joined Sin!

* New member: SL Eggplant!

* COL DS transferred to the RSVs.

* Beta CMDR open once again.

* CoL reccs are a go.

T/D Astra Fighter’s Flight Status

- None this week

TCCOM’s Other Activities

- Processed BSFs
- Recommended medals
- Went on LoA and back
- Approved medals
- Processed transfers
- Approved Uniforms
- Assessed competitions
- Approved promotions
- Performed TC database updates
- Usual TCCOM activities

Fleet Wide Competitions

* Star Conflict’s Detonation 3
Competition ID#: 2635
Competition status: approved
Submitted by: COO-LOA/VA Crsepe/TC-4/VSDII Aggressor
Competition runtime: 10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014 (26 days left)
Units involved: Entire TC
Competition medals: IS-GW/SW/BW if three participants, IS-SW/BW if only two, etc.
Description: This will be an accumulated number for the month. During Detonation mode, be the one to plant a bomb. Three 'stations' need blown up, be the one to plant the bombs and gain a victory. Awards will be IS-GW/SW/BW if three participants, IS-SW/BW if only two, etc.


* 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
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 – LC Kyle Kroan: “They also say if you say 'Bruckmack' three times in front of a mirror, his spirit will appear to take away a random mission HS or 10 LoCs from you!”

Tried…a dude showed up, but it was not Bruc, I think it was CPT Hook or what’s his face…

Promotions

- FM/LT Lord Toxicon to FL/LT Lord Toxicon!
- FM/LCM Nylan to FL/LCM Nylan!
- Lieutenant Commander Nolij to Commander Nolij!
- Colonel Daniel Stephens to Vice Admiral Daniel Stephens!
- Cadet Eggplant to Sub-Lieutenant Eggplant!

Transfers

- LCM Nylan – Delta Flight 2 to Delta Flight 3
- LT Lord Toxicon – Beta Squadron to Alpha Squadron
- CM Yun – Inactive to Sin Squadron
- COL Daniel Stephens – Beta Squadron to M/FRG Phoenix
- SL Eggplant – M/PLT Daedalus to Epsilon Squadron

Open Command Positions

- Beta Squadron Commander
- Beta Squadron Flight 3 Leader

Conclusion

Still a lot of movement in command positions, as well as shuttles coming and going. But the overall fleet status hasn’t changed.

Respectfully submitted,

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