Commander Minerva is Commander of the Phoenix, was born on Caprica, and joined the Colonial Fleet as soon as she was eligible to do so. High scores in the academy placed her as a Lieutenant in Flight Ops on the Battlestar Galactica, a position she continued to serve in when the colonies fell. Like many, her despair was swept away after Commander Adama’s vision of Earth. Throughout the Galactica’s journey, she did her duty, and rose swiftly through the ranks, When Galactica and the and the Colonial Fleet arrived at Earth, Minerva had risen to the rank of First Lieutenant, and was the Night Watch Officer on the Bridge. When the New Caprican Fleet began to add new Battlestars
Major Shepard is First Officer of The Phoenix, and sister to Colonel John Shepard (Military Commander, Atlantis Expedition). Mikhayla was born to a wealthy family and was the daughter of Patrick Sheppard, a utilities mogul. From the age of six, Mikhayla wanted to follow in the footstpes of her older brother and join the United States Air Force. After her education at Princeton, she entered the Air Force Academy and upon graduation, participated in several top secret missions, missions, particularly in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, but also visited every continent, apart from Antarctica. She trained to become a pilot, primarily the F-16 fighter, F-15 Fighter, and F-22 Fighter.
Doctor Jack Corvus is the only civilian aboard The Phoenix. Some believe he is actually a member of Earth’s Intelligence Service, however this is not confirmed. His official position on board is Head Scientist, and he holds doctorates in both Physics and Astrophysics form Princeton University
Very little is know about Salis by the crew of the Phoenix. What is known is she is onboard under special dispensation by the Alliance Military, officially as Dr. Corvus’ assitant. Many believe she is also Dr. Corvus’ lover, though that apparently does not affect her flirtatious and overly sexual appetite. It is also known that she is a Nebari renegade and was granted asylum by the United Earth government.
Lieutenant Park is the Chief Helmsman and Navigator of the Phoenix. Her parents being Korean (Immigrated to the United States prior to the Unification), her surname is Park and her first name is Min-jun. She is highly respected as a pilot of many talents and can fly anything from an F-302 to the Phoenix. She is also the first member of the Earth Defense Directorate to qualify on both Colonial Vipers and Peacekeeper Prowlers.
Lieutenant Kianda is the Chief Weapons Officer for the Phoenix.
Born on the Colony World of Taurus, Lieutenant Kianda was still a child when the Cylons destroyed the colonies. Orphaned by the attack, she was boarded upon one of the many ships in the Colonial fleet, and looked after by many. She spent most of her childhood borrowing from her fellow shipmates. This eventually caused her to fall This eventually caused her to fall afoul of the wrong types of people, eventually, at 15, getting her (falsely) accused and convicted of murder, and earned her a stint on the Prison Barge. During a riot aboard the Prison Barge,