Welcome to the USS Washington-E!

Welcome to the USS Washington-E, a post-Dominion War sim. The year is 2386. The Dominion War has been over for several years, but its aftermath is still unfolding. The Federation and the Romulans are the only two major powers, and only the Federation is stable, to a point. The Klingon Empire is still rebuilding and addressing its many wounds from the war, Cardassia is in shambles and occupied, and the Romulans are in far worse shape because of their own misdeeds than they would have outsiders believe. The Federation is now the lone superpower in the Quadrant, a role it neither wants nor enjoys. Exploration has returned, but the dangers of space have never been more pronounced. Welcome to the USS Washington, where danger and adventure lurk around every corner.

2021 WarGames Competition:
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2022 Simulation Cup:
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Latest News Items

» May Awards

Posted on Mon Jun 3rd, 2024 @ 5:31pm by Captain Shran dh'Klar in General News

Summer is just around the corner, and what can be our most hectic month in the front half of the calendar certainly kept us all busy. The story has shown a great deal of detail as everyone has contributed a great deal. We had a lot of great Trek and sci-fi writing in general, and Inara has continued to manage to keep as much of the real science in place as possible. Below you will find the May awards. I want to congratulate our winners, and as always, I wish you all luck as you represent us at the fleet level. On to June!

Best Post (solo): Cmdr Samantha Howard "Win the Battle" https://washington.idfleet.com/index.php/sim/viewpost/719

Best Post (group): Cmdr Jonathan Grayson, Cmdr Samantha Howard, Lt Cmdr Shoniara T'ghann-Travis, & Lt Inara Senn "Ecology" https://washington.idfleet.com/index.php/sim/viewpost/727

Funniest Post: Ens James Phoenix & Ens Kate Kono "Thunderstruck" https://washington.idfleet.com/index.php/sim/viewpost/730

Genesis: N/A

Most Posts: Cmdr Jonathan Grayson; 8

Rookie: N/A

Recruitment: N/A

Most Improved: Ens Kate Kono - Our resident zany Intel Officer continues to improve her writing skills, jumping between serious content and the comedic, at times in the same post. See great things in her future.

MVP: Cmdr Jonathan Grayson - Our XO really stepped up this month, helping drive posts and keeping the plot moving. He also continued his work behind the scenes working with the crew, especially our ailing members.

» April Fleet Awards

Posted on Fri May 31st, 2024 @ 1:27pm by Captain Shran dh'Klar in General News

Below is the link to the April Fleet Awards. Congrats to our winners.


» April Awards

Posted on Mon May 6th, 2024 @ 9:52pm by Captain Shran dh'Klar in General News

Another month in the books. Spring is in full gear here in the US and flowers are blooming as the rain keeps coming, but that just means plenty of time to write. Every member of the crew posted at least once in April, a great feat. I want to thank everyone for another great month. Below are the monthly awards. As always, congratulations to our winners, and best of luck to you all as our representatives at the fleet level.

Best Post (solo): Lt Cmdr Shoniara T'ghann-Travis "Death Wish" https://washington.idfleet.com/index.php/sim/viewpost/706

Best Post (group): Cmdr Jonathan Grayson, Cmdr Samantha Howard, Ens Kate Kono, Ens James Phoenix "The War With the Machines" https://washington.idfleet.com/index.php/sim/viewpost/708

Funniest Post: Ens Kate Kono "Heinous Frackery" https://washington.idfleet.com/index.php/sim/viewpost/711

Genesis: N/A

Most Posts: Cmdr Samantha Howard; 6

Rookie: N/A

Recruitment: N/A

Most Improved: Ens James Phoenix - This writer has shown remarkable growth and maturity as a writer and his posts reflect that growth.

MVP: Ens Kate Kono - This writer infuses her character with an exuberance rarely seen in a character. As such, it adds to her writing and any post she is in worth reading.

» Sad, Terrible News

Posted on Fri May 3rd, 2024 @ 9:19am by Commander Jonathan Grayson in General News

Crew of the Washington.

I have some sad news concerning one of the Washington's crew members.

Ayesha, who plays Imik, mother has passed away earlier this day. Please remember Ayesha in your thoughts and prayers at this dreadfully sad time.


» March Fleet Awards

Posted on Wed Apr 24th, 2024 @ 3:49pm by Captain Shran dh'Klar in General News

Below is the link to the March Fleet Awards. I want to give a big congratulations to our winners!


Latest Mission Posts

» No Guaranteed Days

Mission: The Andromeda Strain
Posted on Sat Jun 22nd, 2024 @ 5:33pm by Lieutenant JG Benjamin "Ben" Dalton & Lieutenant JG Kate Kono

Kate woke up with nothing but the bedsheets to keep herself decent. After the wild night she had with Ben, she didn't want to get out of bed at all. Thankfully, unless something pressing was happening, this was her day off. She looked over to see an empty spot next…

» Liaisons

Mission: The Andromeda Strain
Posted on Fri Jun 21st, 2024 @ 9:35am by Captain Shran dh'Klar & Commander Jonathan Grayson & Commander Samantha Howard & Lieutenant Commander Callie Raven-Grayson & Lieutenant Imik S'Niohun & Lieutenant Inara Senn & Lieutenant JG Kate Kono

Jon had gathered the requested officers and they all were seated in the conference room. Shran made it clear he wanted everyone in top conduct. looking closely at Inara and Kate.

Jon sat in his accustomed seat to the right of Shran and he patiently waited for the other Washington…

» Heroes Welcome

Mission: The Andromeda Strain
Posted on Mon Jun 17th, 2024 @ 4:45pm by Captain Shran dh'Klar & Commander Jonathan Grayson

Shran and Jon had spoken twice since the initial contact by the Andromeda. It had been an early morning for them both. A priority message was usually something extremely important, an often dangerous, but it usually came directly from Command. For them to send another ship to relay the message…

» Echoes of Eternity

Mission: The Andromeda Strain
Posted on Sun Jun 16th, 2024 @ 11:17pm by Captain Shran dh'Klar

The Washington warped through space at a rather slow pace for a ship of its size. Traveling at Warp 4 seemed unnecessarily slow to many, but they weren't trying to get anywhere in a hurry. Deep into unexplored territory of the Beta Quadrant that none had claim on, Shran and…

» Happiness is as Happiness Does

Mission: Man & Machine
Posted on Sun Jun 16th, 2024 @ 4:15pm by Lieutenant JG Kate Kono & Lieutenant JG Benjamin "Ben" Dalton

Ben was in the quarters he and Kate shared. He was busy setting up a private party for to celebrate her promotion. He couldn't go to the big party as he was on duty in the Intel office, but he wanted to do something for Kate to show her he…

Latest Personal Logs

» The Personal Journal of Inara Senn. Entry 3 (On Paper)

Posted on Mon Jun 17th, 2024 @ 9:17pm by Lieutenant Inara Senn

What is a soldier?

A soldier does not fight for his or her people. Despite the propaganda. No, good soldiers obey orders. So in any Democratic Republic, the people elect their leaders, The leaders then command the armies, and of these armies, soldiers are preferable, warriors are not, and certainly…

» Strange Life, and Strange Machines

Posted on Mon May 27th, 2024 @ 10:04am by Lieutenant Inara Senn

Inara Senn's Journal, On Paper.

My mind has been preoccupied by what we have found on a tomb world. Apparently I have found a radical new type of life. One that has great implications. It is a lifeform very similar to mitochondria, but diffierent. This one has a boron based…

» The Personal Journal of Inara Senn. Entry 2 (On Paper)

Posted on Sat Mar 30th, 2024 @ 9:11pm by Lieutenant Inara Senn

I am surrounded by people who believe being a Starfleet Officer should be priority over being a scientist. I'm hoping this insubordinate charade convinces them to kick me out of Starfleet. So I can prove Starfleet has become a military during the events of the Dominion War.

One year after…

» The Personal Journal of Inara Senn. (On Paper)

Posted on Sun Feb 4th, 2024 @ 1:11pm by Lieutenant Inara Senn

I don't want to get close to anyone. If I do... I may watch them disappear before my very eyes..

They need to hate me... They need a reason to stay away from me. Inara Senn.. The most insubordinate and isolated woman imaginable.. Maybe it will assist in them getting…

» Mind Control

Posted on Thu Jan 25th, 2024 @ 7:48am by Lieutenant Commander Shoniara T’ghann-Travis Dr

Sam finally discharged me from sickbay. The baby had to stay for a few days as the birth was earlier than we expected. Seth has been very good but I wonder how he is coping with the loss of our little boy. Although he was stolen by Hela he will…