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See my response on FB. The answer is yes, as far as C.D.F. is concerned. Other organizations may have different rules.

For those without FB,...
Quote from: AFAdm. Jenner
Over all group membership, is wide open for multiple member/citizenships.

I'm not 100% familiar with BFC's membership rules but, if you're referring to specific chapters, then yes, you can only be an active member of one at a time, within that group.

For example, if you were to be assigned to BSR-52 Battlestar Firestorm (current C.D.F. flagship), then you would only be allowed to be an active member on that chapter within the C.D.F. However, you could hold and perform any other duty in the C.D.F., that didn't require you to be a member of a specific chapter, IE organization level office/position.

Speaking for the C.D.F. we do not particularly care if you hold a membership in another chapter in another group simulataneously, so long as whatever duties you have in your C.D.F. chapter get done.

C.C.A. and BFC may have different rules. While all of these are members of the Colonial Alliance, they run, manage and draft their own rules and guidelines for functioning within that group.
See topic title... I am a bit confused
Memorial Hallway / Re: In the Memery of Kaylie and Lana Bailey
« Last post by RPrior on June 25, 2013, 01:09:03 AM »
So Say We all!
Memorial Hallway / In the Memery of Kaylie and Lana Bailey
« Last post by BGen. W.Mills on June 25, 2013, 12:41:54 AM »
As a close friend of Kaylie and knowing little Lana I wold like  to post this as they both where taken at a young age. Both full of life and both full of love. They will be mist and will be in the thoughts of everyone in the CDF.

Col. Willie Mills 5Th Fleet XO
Rampart Actual.

On May 1st Kaylie (21) and Lana (18 Mths) Bailey went missing. the body of Kaylie along with two males were found on a farm in Ottawa KS. Today we learned they found littile Lanas Body in Osage County KS. As a Fleet our hearts are broken as both were to be a part of the Rampart Station just before this Tragedy.

Given the Authority granted to me as the 5th Fleet Commander. I here By Bestow Honorary Membership Status to both Kaylie and Lana in the CDF 5th Fleet.

Further I hereby  Grant The Rank of Honorary COL to Kaylie Bailey and the Rank of Honorary Ensign to Lana Bailey

This  is done by my order this day of may 12. 2013

SO Say We All.

Rex Prior CDR
5th Fleet Commander
Colonial Defense Forces

Memorial Hallway / Re: 3 new Pictures..
« Last post by Michael Rivera on February 25, 2013, 12:22:44 AM »
Very cool indeed anyone who works at NASA is a hero just by being part of the space program is historical. 

Jack Klugman a true actor and Icon in my opinion i grew up watch the TV show the "Odd Couple" some days i laugh so i hard i cry.  The combination of him with Tony Randall just stellar in ever respect two actors whom really complimented each other i will miss very much.

As for Storm-in Norman the man is a strategic genius who has gone down in military history.
Memorial Hallway / 3 new Pictures..
« Last post by KNeels on December 29, 2012, 12:22:53 PM »
I want place following 3 new Pictures in the Hallway to honor and remember to this great People

Jesco von Puttkamer, NASA Engineer & Science Fiction Author

Jack Klugman, Actor

General Norman Schwarzkopf
Memorial Hallway / Re: Family Loss
« Last post by Colonel Fred Landry on November 13, 2012, 10:19:35 PM »
Your father, you and your family are in my prayers, Commander.
Memorial Hallway / Re: Family Loss
« Last post by RPrior on November 13, 2012, 09:52:31 PM »

On behalf of the 5th Fleet know that you and your family are in our hearts and prayers at the time of this loss. If there is anything you need or we can do please let us know. We dim our running lights in respect until tomorrow.

CDR Rex Prior
5th Fleet Commander
BSR-51 Responder Actual
Memorial Hallway / Family Loss
« Last post by CDR. Hohensee on November 13, 2012, 03:46:32 PM »
November 12, 2012 at 9:40am

Commander Allen Hohensee, and family lost a great man.

USAF Veteran of 26 years, Wife of Linda, Father of Allen and Major Robin Wilson, Grand father of 9 additional family members.

He will be missed, but not forgotten. May he Rest in Peace after his short battle with Cancer.

God Blesses each of us as we make each step forward past the day, giving us strength as we move ahead in our adventures of life.
CDF | Policies / Re: Board of Directors - Q&A
« Last post by FAdm Jenner on August 31, 2012, 05:03:18 PM »
Thank you for your answer, AFADM Jenner. That kinda clears things up... a little. I still confess to being confused about the whole matter and the way it all seemed to happen almost overnight and then all topics/discussions regarding it were erased from the forums.

It did not happen over night. That's the main thing you and everyone else, needs to understand. This was no sudden fit, and then poof, it's done. It actually occurred over the space of 2-3 weeks. Many phone long phone conversations were exchanged among many of the main people involved. Most it, DID NOT occur on the forum. Therefore it has the appearance of happening overnight. Also, those conversations did not get erased from the forums, they got moved to a non-public area. Some of the conversations got pretty personal and nasty. It was determined that in the best interest of the CDF, a visitors first impression of us, should not be a bunch of hate filled, name calling threads where a situation that no longer exists and has been resolved were being discussed.

How was it determined who was given the opportunity to return to the CDF? I think it's great that such an option was offered, just curious as to how it was determined who got offiered it.

It was determined by myself, Adm. Rivera and AFAdm. Merrit, who would and would not be allowed to return if they so chose. How specifically that was determined is simple. Those who were "leading" those who were removed, were NOT given the option to return nor will they be. All the rest of the crews of the departed ships were given the option to return. Some did, some did not.

Is there any way to find out about the Board of Directors and how the CDF operates since it became a business, since the page for it off the main CDF site does not work?

Yes, I know, I need to rebuild that section.

Basically, the Board of Directors is the legal, governing body of the CDF Corporation. The board consists of 4 people, currently, Myself, AFAdm Merrit, Adm. Rivera and Adm. Caparella.

How it works:
The board of directors manages the day to day legal responsibilities/issues of the CDF, they ARE NOT micro managers. The BoD DOES NOT "run" the day to day business of the fan club part of the CDF. They do not manage the Fleets, chapters or anything else. That's the Octagons job. They do however, have veto authority over any decision made by the Octagon WHEN and only when, a decision made by the Octagon would have repercussions for the legal entity of the CDF.

The BoD has 4 positions;
1. CEO
3. Secratary
2. Tresurer
4. Director

Appointments to the BoD are for currently, indefinite terms. However, I expect to be changing this at some point. As soon as the board can work out a workable system for voting/rotating members. There are currently 2 ways to leave the BoD, resign or be voted off by the remainder of the board.
When a member of the board leaves, all positions below the one leaving moves up 1 slot. The remaining slot is then filled by the remaining board voting a new member in.

It is my intention, to have this open slot eventually be voted on from among recommendations made by the fleet commanders, after consulting with their memberships.

The hard thing to understand is, The Octagon is NOT the BoD, even though some of it's members do compromise the BoD at this time. And Vice Versa. Being in the Octagon, does not guarantee inclusion in the BoD, and being on the BoD does not guarantee begin in the Octagon. At least not yet. We're still working out those details and trying to devise the best scenario possible.

Thanks for the information, sir!


Your welcome.
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