Constitution Marine Contingent
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USS Constitution-B Marine Forces
A company sized force, and formally designated as Starfleet Marine Corps. Special Task Force Sigma-Three-One also known as Knights of the Constitution-B, this SFMC contingent comprise several specialized units that offer significant operational adaptability to support the mission objectives of the USS Constitution-B and the United Federation Of Planets. Jointly these forces report to the Command Staff of the USS Constitution-B, via the Task Force Commander.
In addition to their positions within these specialist units; all marine personnel are expected to perform, where required, general duties aboard the USS Constitution-B as best fits their individual training and operational skill-sets and as directed by the Commander of Marine Forces and the Constitution's Command Staff.
The communal living area for the Marines is called a Barracks. It is the area of their decks that are designed to hold many Marines in their units. they are equipped with the minimum comfort that Starfleet must provide for their swuadrons. These include a bunk, an LCARs coded locker and footlocker as well as a communal bathroom to share between squadrons. This might seem sparse compared to the luxury given to Starfleet Officers but it is by and large the only comforts needed by them.
The Deployment room or Briefing room is located across from the CO's Office. The briefing room is equipped with a large computer display and allows the Marine Commanding Officer to meet to discuss intelligence reports, current Marine operations, and any other Marine activities.
Shuttlebays 2&3 have been update and slightly changed to take the ship new marine crafts and Vehicles.
There is a training holodeck located in the Starfleet Marine facilities on deck 13. It is primarily used by marines but can be used by ships Senior Officers for ship business.
This Holosuite is smaller than the Marine Holodeck, designed for individual or team target practice. They can do everything that their larger siblings do, only these Holosuites can't handle as many variables and are less detailed.
The Command Information Center (CIC) is located next to the CO's Office and is the central location for coordination of all Marine activity on the USS Constitution-B. The Marine CIC is a large room with multiple computers manned 24/7, anything that the marines do goes through here from the fighters to any deployed troops. The Commander can see whats happening anywhere from this room.
Marine Operations Room
The CAG's Office and Pilot Briefing Room is situated between the two shuttlebays, he has a window that looks in to each. In this room you will find the following:
- Large oval table with 8 chairs.
- The table has a built in holoemiter.
- An L shaped table for the CAG to work at.
- 2 MD wall mounted consoles one at the head of the table and the other behind the CAG's desk.
Task Force Composition
Knights of the Constitution-B comprises the following operational assets:
42nd Combat Search & Rescue (CSAR) Detachment
The CSAR detachment of consists of marine forces, of variable fields of expertise and led by a Combat Rescue Officer, with specialist hazard training and the primary responsibility of recovering both personnel and physical assets from hostile and hazardous environments. In addition to this fundamental role they are also tasked with supporting relief and disaster response missions and act as the primary response unit when investigating derelict or abandoned vessels and installations.
13th Tactical Aerospace Group
The 13th Tactical Aerospace Group comprises two wings of four Multirole Fighters with an additional training/stand-by vessel. Their primary role is to provide close air support and air superiority to ground operations, together with escort, patrol and perimeter deference roles in space-flight. Additionally, the Tactical Aerospace Group also provide support to search and rescue operations where required.
5th Special Activities Unit
Codenamed ‘Vanguard’, the 5th Special Activities Unit is a small, predominantly covert, team specializing in rapid response direct action and asymmetric warfare operations both in isolation and as part of wider conventional activity. Specialist duties include; personal security operations, advanced assault/reconnaissance and intelligence gathering. They are also responsible for supplementing Starfleet Security operations where required.
1st Covert Intelligence Command
The first of its kind within Starfleet and designed to work closely alongside Starfleet Intelligence and the Diplomatic Corps., the Covert Intelligence Command is tasked with processing intelligence gathered from a military action standpoint and providing tactical analysis and mission planning. Operationally, they are responsible for providing support to disrupt adversarial decision making through various means such as psychological operations, computer systems warfare and communications disruption.