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  TIE Corps Commander report #83 (10/12/2014)
 
This report was submitted by TCCOM-PROF/HA Daniel Bonini/TC-1/ISDII Challenge


 
TIE Corps Command Report
Weekly Report #83 – Submission date: October 12th 2014
Introduction

Greetings,

With Beta CMDR Chrome immediate transfer to the reserves, the position became vacant, and applications are currently being accepted by RA Elwood the Brave. For not completing his minimum tour of duty as a squadron commander, CM Chrome’s rank was reverted back to Lieutenant Commander. I do hope he decides to return to the fleet one day.

Actually, we have an interim Commander in Beta already, as CPT Nutrientman, from Delta, has stepped up to fill in for the position while a permanent replacement is found. As such, the position remains vacant, so please apply to RA Elwood if you are interested.

We have also had a couple rank promotions! Alpha CMDR Landon Cruise was promoted to the rank of Major! Also, LT Doc, from Epsilon, was promoted to Lieutenant Commander! Congratulations to both, and you are buying for the week!

The ISD Hammer Evaluation for September has been processed, and medals have been awarded. Congratulations to the following pilots:

- GN Dunta Polo – Silver Star of the Empire
- MAJ Landon Cruise – Silver Star of the Empire
- GN Anahorn Dempsey – Bronze Star of the Empire
- LT Lady Labyrinth – Bronze Star of the Empire
- LT Hellionexus – Bronze Star of the Empire
- LT Lord Toxicon – Bronze Star of the Empire
- RA Elwood the Brave – Palpatine Crescent
- LCM Chrome – Palpatine Crescent
- GN Dax Corrin – Imperial Security Medal
- COL Gyssler – Imperial Security Medal
- MAJ John T. Clark – Imperial Security Medal
- CPT Shado Fenn – Imperial Security Medal
- LCM Drake Thoros – Imperial Security Medal
- LCM Nylan – Imperial Security Medal
- LCM Doc – Imperial Security Medal

ISD Warrior sponsored TIE Golf has commenced. This should be fun to watch, although I much rather be playing it.

Delta Squadron has a new pilot. SL Skek 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, Skek!

Other than Chrome, LCM Upsidexumop has decided to transfer to the Reserves, from Beta Squadron. It’s sad to see another pilot go. Hope you return soon, Ups.

Commendations of Loyalty recommendations were submitted to the Fleet Commander, and hopefully we’ll be able to see them awarded in the near future. My apologies for the delay in this.

News

* LCM Chrome and LCM Ups moved to reserves.

* Promotion: CPT Landon Cruise to MAJ! LT Doc to LCM! Congrats!

* ISD Hammer eval medals awarded!

* TIE Golf started! Good luck, pilots!

* New member: SL Skek!

* CoL reccs submitted to FC.

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

* 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 (19 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, 18 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 Tempest: “Now come on. MAOROTFLBTCSTCNDBFOOTWIFOAGWLLBGWTHROOTSAIAKBAYB is a very common abbreviation for Laughing My Ass Off Rolling On The Floor Biting The Carpet Scaring The Cat Nearly Dying By Falling Out Of The Window In Front Of A Guy Who Looks Like Bill Gates Who Then Horrified Runs Out On The Street And Is Accidentally Killed By A Yellow Bulldozer.”

I doubt you can say that 3 times fast…actually 1 time…

Promotions

- FM/CPT Nutrientman to CMDR/CPT Nutrientman
- Captain Landon Cruise to Major Landon Cruise!
- Lieutenant Doc to Lieutenant Commander Doc!
- Cadet Skek to Sub-Lieutenant Skek!

Transfers

- LCM Chrome – Beta Squadron to M/FRG Phoenix
- LCM Upsidexumop – Beta Squadron to M/FRG Phoenix
- SL Skek – M/PLT Daedalus to Delta Squadron
- CPT Nutrientman – Delta Squadron to Beta Squadron

Open Command Positions

- Beta Squadron Commander
- Beta Squadron Flight 3 Leader

Conclusion

Once again, congrats to those promoted and the ones who awarded merit medals! Keep up the good work! Evaluation for the Warrior should be assessed some time this week.

And we owe thanks to CPT Nutrientman for stepping up to take care of Beta in a time of need, until a new permanent Commander is found.

Have a good week!

Respectfully submitted,

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