Captain Erika Hernandez in 2381
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Erika Hernandez is a female Human in the 24th century, who enlisted in the Federation Starfleet. Hernandez reached the rank of captain and was made commanding officer of the Sovereign-class starship USS Columbia in the year 2376.
In the beginning of her career, Erika became romantically involved with fellow Starfleet officer Typhuss James Halliwell, but the two were forced to break off their relationship when Typhuss met Samantha Carter. In 2354, Erika served on the USS Zeus as conn officer from 2354 until 2359.
In 2376, Erika reached the rank of captain and took command of the Sovereign-class starship USS Columbia. In 2383, Hernandez was contacted by Captain Kira, who was requesting her assistance in sector 345, Erika aided the Enterprise and Intrepid-A in sector 345 just outside the Cardassian border. Hernandez and her crew joined the Enterprise and Intrepid-A in a dangerous mission to stop the Cardassians and Xindi from attacking Bajor. (Star Trek: The New Generation episode: "The New first officer")