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  TIE Corps Commander report #90 (11/30/2014)
This report was submitted by TCCOM-PROF/HA Daniel Bonini/TC-1/ISDII Challenge

TIE Corps Command Report
Weekly Report #90 – Submission date: November 30th 2014

Welcome to the latest edition of the TCCOM report!

I’d like to start this report by reminding all of us that we are all here by our own choice. No member ever was or will be more important than the club itself. Disagreements will always happen, but they should never be blown out of proportion. Nothing is gained by taking out our frustrations on others. The moment this stops being fun and constructive is the time when we have to really consider a change, but how we face these changes can define us. In the end, I think all I wanted to say is that destructive behaviors are not welcome here, as much as anywhere.

As you know, the Commendations of Loyalty have been properly awarded this week. Congratulations to the following officers: LC Impulse, LC Michael Emrys, GN Pickled Yoda, MAJ Flelm, John T. Clark, COL Gyssler, COL Jarek La’an, LCM Chrome, VA Daniel Stephens, LC Plif, GN Anahorn Dempsey, HA Frodo March, VA Crsepe and VA Elwood the Brave.

Some progress was achieved in the TCPM review this week, but that had to be put aside for a while. I hope to resume activities this week.

Back to TCCOM usual business, this week we were glad to see the promotion of one of our best Squadron Commanders. Congratulations to Lieutenant Colonel Plif!

CPT Nutrientman’s stint as interim Beta Squadron Commander has come to an end, with the position being filled now by COL Alexander Almasy. Congratulations, Colonel, and good luck. I’d also like to express my appreciation to CPT Nutrientman for his service. By the way, at first it was announce that CPT Nutrientman was moving to Sin Squadron, but that was my mistake. Actually, for now, he has returned to Delta Squadron.

Lieutenant Cormir has asked for a name change this week, and is now LT Sparky.

LCM Simomime transferred to the reserves, but fortunately he decided to return to active duty soon after. I’m not even sure the shuttle reached the M/FRG Phoenix

On the other hand, MAJ Landon Cruise, COL Jacob Van Nowak, MAJ Bryan and CM Drake Starfire have transferred to the Phoenix. LT Raiden and LT Senda were declared absent without leave.

These transfers caused Alpha and Kappa Squadrons to be CMDRless. Fortunately, Alpha Squadron was immediately taken over by MAJ Delak Krennel. Congratulations on your appointment, Major, and good luck! Kappa Commander position is open to applications, as is Alpha Squadron Flight 3 Leader.

VA Crsepe has taken upon himself to host the Pazaak competition, which will happen throughout December. Check the details in the Competitions Center!


* CoLs awarded!

* Promotion: Plif to LC! Congrats!

* COL Almasy is the new Beta CMDR; MAJ Krennel is the new Alpha CMDR! Congrats!

* LT Senda and LT Raiden AWOL’ed

* MAJ Cruise, COL Nowak, MAJ Bryan and CM Starfire left for the reserves.

* Pazaak Comp to be hosted by VA Crsepe in December

T/D Astra Fighter’s Flight Status

- None this week

TCCOM’s Other Activities

- Reviewing TCPM
- Updated mailing lists
- Processed BSFs
- Recommended medals
- Approved medals
- Processed transfers
- Approved Uniforms
- Assessed competitions
- Approved promotions
- Performed TC database updates
- Usual TCCOM activities

Fleet Wide Competitions

* Pazaak!
Competition ID#: 2653
Competition status: approved
Submitted by: COO-LOA/VA Crsepe/TC-4/VSDII Aggressor
Competition runtime: 12/01/2014 - 12/31/2014 (1 month, 1 day left)
Units involved: Entire TC
Competition medals: IS-PR/GR/SR if 20 or more participate, IS-GR/SR/BR if less than 20 participants
Description: The deck rules will be basic, 1-6 +-. A match will consist of 7 rounds, best out of seven wins. The TC member that wins the most against the most different TC members will win.

* Star Conflict Group Hunt
Competition ID#: 2652
Competition status: approved
Submitted by: COO-LOA/VA Crsepe/TC-4/VSDII Aggressor
Competition runtime: 11/01/2014 - 11/30/2014 (1 days left)
Units involved: Entire TC
Competition medals: IS-GW/SW/BW if three participants, IS-SW/BW if only two, etc.
Description: This competition will be about encouraging grouping with your fellow TC pilots. Points will be awarded only while you are flying with another TC member. For each skirmish that a TC pilot wins while grouped with another TC member, they earn one point. For each skirmish that a TC pilot wins while grouped with another member of their own squadron, they will earn a bonus point.

* 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 – HA Frodo March: “If you want examples of what I am looking for when it comes to performance, look to our three current commanders.“

LC Tempest: “You mean the Space Slug Queen, the WC-shaving COMM, and... FLELM? Will be hard to compete. :P“

Congratulations to the crew of the Warrior for managing to maintain morale and good mood, in such an annoying week.


- FM/COL Alexander Almasy to CMDR/COL Alexander Almasy!
- FL/MAJ Delak Krennel to CMDR/MAJ Delak Krennel!
- Major Plif to Lieutenant Colonel Plif!


- LCM Simomime – Delta Squadron to M/FRG Phoenix to Delta Squadron
- COL Alexander Almasy – Sin Squadron to Beta Squadron
- CPT Nutrientman – Beta Squadron to Delta Squadron
- MAJ Landon Cruise – Alpha Squadron to M/FRG Phoenix
- COL Jacob Van Nowak – Alpha Squadron to M/FRG Phoenix
- CM Drake Starfire – Kappa Squadron to M/FRG Phoenix
- MAJ Bryan – Kappa Squadron to M/FRG Phoenix
- LT Raiden – Alpha Squadron to Inactive
- LT Senda – Sin Squadron to Inactive

Open Command Positions

- Kappa Squadron Commander
- Alpha Squadron Flight 3 Leader
- Beta Squadron Flight 2 Leader
- Beta Squadron Flight 3 Leader


Despite the turmoil this week, I’d like to praise the high activity rates we’ve had, with many MP matches and SP missions flown. Congratulations to all, that’s what this is all about!

Enjoy your week!

Respectfully submitted,

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