Captain Joe Renshaw
|Born from cryptic astrophysicists on Galor IV 11 April 2335, Captain Renshaw spent most of his formative years traveling from star to star. An aptitude for mathematics and the sciences coupled with a propensity for applying unconventional means to practical problems led to his admittance into Starfleet Academy in the Fall of 2352. He graduated second in his class at Starfleet Academy with Bachelors of Science degrees in Anthropology and Political Science through the Intensive Theoretical Research Program in 2357. Following graduation, he completed a five-year tour aboard U.S.S. Valdemar (NCC-26198) along the Cardassian front during the Federation-Cardassian conflict, earning promotion to full Lieutenant in near record time.
Subsequent assignments include Department Head School on the grounds of Starfleet Academy in 2363, Department Head tour aboard U.S.S. Nebula (NCC-62057) as Chief Science Officer 2363-2369, Command School 2369-2370.
Upon completion of command school, Captain Renshaw reported aboard U.S.S. Fredrickson (NCC-42111) as Executive Officer for a three-year tour in the Seventh Fleet Area of Responsibility. He completed his Dual Masters of Sciences Degree in Political Science and Anthropology during this tour. In 2374, he assumed command of USS Zealous (NCC- 74220) , retaining command through the most decisive engagements of the Dominion War.
Captain Renshaw’s subsequent billets include the following: Commanding Officer, Starbase 315 (2377-2382) , Commanding Officer, USS Bellerephon (NCC-74705), and most recently Commanding Officer, USS Ark Royal.