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USS Heimdal

The Lynchburg, Va. area's longest existing Starfleet Chapter

Starfleet's 2009 - 2012 Chapter of the Year

Starfleet Region One's CHAPTER OF THE YEAR

2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2013

With continuing Community Service since 1984

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About the USS HEIMDAL

The USS HEIMDAL, NCC-1793 was originally a Constitution Class Federation starship of the original ENTERPRISE design. This design was taken from the original STAR TREK series. In 1995, we upgraded to the Next Generation design & received a blueprint upgrade from Starfleet.

 

The HEIMDAL's crew membership varies anywhere from 35 to somewhere in the 90's depending on the status of our current shuttles. As a shuttle goes to starship status, the HEIMDAL's membership declines accordingly.

 

The name HEIMDAL may be found in Starfleet's Technical Manual. For our purposes, we chose the name from Norse mythology. Our chapter began as the shuttle ASGARD. In Norse mythology ASGARD is the name given the heavens. HEIMDAL is the god who guards the gate, or bridge, to ASGARD (the heavens). Our original newsletter was entitled the RAINBOW BRIDGE which the NORSE named the bridge to heaven, which was a quarterly publication. The Heimdal's current newsletter, The Rainbow Connection, is a monthly publication & is intended to "connect" us in the absence of our former Rainbow Bridge.

Beginning as the ASGARD in 1984, the HEIMDAL was commissioned in April 1985 as a full fledged starship. Since that time the HEIMDAL has gone on to win Starfleet's Newsletter Contest three years as Best Quarterly Publication & one year as runner up in that category. She also was recognized as runner up chapter in the 1988 Chapter of the Year Contest. In 1998, the Heimdal was recognized by Starfleet as Chapter of the Month. She has received numerous Regional recognitions and, as CO of the Heimdal, Adm. Smith has NEVER missed a reporting deadline since the chapter became a starship in 1985.

Since beginning as a starship, the HEIMDAL has given birth to 13 shuttles that have gone on to starship status and was the first Starfleet chapter to launch a shuttle in the state of West Virginia. Currently, the Heimdal has no shuttles but her original shuttles have gone on to launch shuttles of their own, making the Heimdal "grandmother" and great grandmother to many of Starfleet's chapters both in and outside R/1. We've been extrememly prolific!

 

The thing that sets the Heimdal and the chapters we have sponsored apart is that we remain very much like "family." We visit each other's meetings, meet at conventions and continue to enjoy the company of the others.

 

Heimdal as part of Starfleet's Region One http://www.regionone.net/R1/

The USS HEIMDAL is a part of Starfleet's Region One (R/1). R/1 is Starfleet's largest region and consists of 50 starship chapters and three shuttles. These numbers continually change and increase as new shuttles are launched and former shuttles go to starship status. R/1 is made up of eight states: Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, Indiana, Tennessee, and Kentucky. The Heimdal was R/1's flagship for the 10 years that Adm. Smith was Regional Coordinator.

 

R/1's Regional Coordinator is: Ruth Lane

r1rc@regionone.net

 

 

 

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Award Winning Newsletter: Rainbow Connection

Newsletter of the Year in 2010

Best Monthly Newsletter of the Year in 2015

Command Staff

Linda Smith
Commanding Officer
Heimdalco@aol.com
Tim Hazlett
Head of Chaplaincy/Counseling
tdhazlett@juno.com
Kenny Proehl
Executive Officer
SFVadm@aol.com
Glenda Blanks
Head of Communications
gkblanks@yahoo.com
2nd Officer and Head of Science Department
Willy Smith
heimdalscience@comcast.net
Brett Wither
Head of Engineering
brett.witcher84@gmail.com
Tammy White
Chief Medical Officer
heimdalcmo@aol.com
Carl Davis
Head of Security
Trekken05@aol.com
 

Security, Science, and Engineering Department members participated in the first Phaser Simulation Challenge on May 27, 2017

Become a Member

Membership in Starfleet: The International Star Trek Fan Organization is mandatory for Heimdal membership.

 

E-membership cost with Starfleet is as follows:

Individual: $5.00

Family of 2: $9.00

Family of 3: $12.00

Family of 4: $14.00

Family of 5: $16.00

Family of 6: $17.00

 

Add a printed certificate: $3.00 (Including S/H)

Add a printed members handbook and by-laws: $8.00 (Including S/H)

Note: Paper memberships are no longer available--all memberships are now digital.

Membership Certificate (PDF)-Emailed

Membership Card (PDF)-Emailed

Online CQ (PDF)

 

There are NO chapter dues with the USS Heimdal. However, each member is asked to donate one canned good per month to be added to our Salvation Army Food Pantry donation at Christmas. As stated below, there is currently no Heimdal Online Membership Application. Instead, go directly to the Starfleet web site.

 

For Starfleet information & membership application form, please go to:

Starfleet: The International Star Trek Fan Organization:

www.sfi.org