|Full name:||John Thomas Branson|
|Birthplace:||San Diego, Califorina, Earth|
|Born:||August 3rd, 2333|
(with Ellen Delia)
|Previous Assignment:||Chief operations officer,|
Assistant tactical officer, USS Kansas
Relief helm officer,
assistant tactical officer,
chief tactical officer,
Deep Space 9/USS Defiant
|Rank:||Captain, formerly lieutenant, Commander|
John Branson is a Human male who lives in the 24th century and services in the Federation, Starfleet as the first officer then in 2380 he was later promoted to the rank of Captain and given the commanding officer position of the flagship of the Federation fleet the USS Enterprise-E, after the promotion of Jean-Luc Picard to the rank of Commodore. (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
John Branson was born in 2333 in San Diego, California on Earth. His mother was Admiral Maria Branson. John moved to Starbase 39-Sierra along the Romulan Neutral Zone during peace time with the Romulan Star Empire while Maria was stationed on the Klingon outpost Narendra III. While on a mission to keep the treaty enforced, the outpost suddenly came under attack by four Romulan warbirds, while on the outpost, his mother was wounded.
In 2350, at age 17, he entered Starfleet Academy. Then he met his best friend Typhuss James Halliwell in his command class one day and the two became best friends, brothers even, John worked together with Typhuss to get their work done and then Martin and Typhuss graduated in 2354.
Branson was offered a post as tactical officer and security officer of the USS Cairo. He turned down the offer out of loyalty to his then-current Captain Roger Stearns, and because he was uncomfortable with the commanding officer of the Cairo.
While fighting in the Federation-Cardassian War Branson was first officer on board the New Orleans-class USS Lexington under the command of Captain Roger Stearns on the ship he made some really good friends like William Parmenter he even met chief petty officer Miles O'Brien.
When the Lexington and her battlegroup were ambushed by a battlegroup of Cardassian warships that took out the entire fleet and left the Lexington heavily damaged, Captain Stearns was killed in the ambush when a support beam struck him and pinned him to the bulkhead killing him forcing Commander Branson to take command of the ship coming up with a plan to get the large Cardassian cruiser. By mining the asteroid field and they destroyed the cruiser but the Lexington had suffered too much damage to her engine core forcing Commander Branson to order all hands to abandon ship.
After the destruction of the Lexington Martin and half of the surviving crew were taken on different ships, as he was posted to the USS Kansas commanded by Captain Jane Mitchell, and kept fighting in the war.
In 2370 he was posted on board the USS Enterprise-D as a assistant tactical officer with the rank of Lieutenant, under the teaching of Lieutenant Worf he learned a lot from Worf and the two became good friends and brothers, Lieutenant Martin fell in love with Sito Jaxa but when he heard Picard announcing Sito's death it tore him up and he requested a transfer to Deep Space 9 and Picard granted the transfer in 2371.
Deep Space 9
In 2371, Lieutenant Branson transferred to the Federation/Bajoran space station Deep Space 9 serving under the command of Commander/Captain Benjamin Sisko. He had a great assignment there got to meet interesting and new lifeforms that came through the Bajoran wormhole, and made new friends and was still annoyed that the Cardassians can come and go as they pleased with anything happening to them.
Then in 2377 he transferred to the USS Wraith, a Prometheus-class vessel.
In 2377, Lieutenant Commander John Branson was posted on board the USS Wraith under the command of Captain Jonathan Yunker and he had a very interesting assignment on board the Prometheus-class vessel, it wasn't till he was reported by the chief science officer Lieutenant Commander Audrey Hunter of "harassment" and he was reprimanded for it and came close to be demoted to Lieutenant but Captain Yunker couldn't ignore John's impressive service record and his duty to the Federation so he requested that he puts in for reassignment or dishonorable discharge from Starfleet.
In 2378, Commander Branson was posted to the USS Enterprise-E as first officer after the departure of newly promoted Captain William T. Riker and Commander Deanna Troi to the USS Titan a Luna-class vessel, Commander Branson served as first officer on board the flagship of the Federation battlegroups from 2378-2380.
In 2380 the Enterprise was ordered to return to Earth and report to Starfleet Command after the ship gets back both Commander Branson and Captain Picard beam to Starfleet Command and they entered it and John finds out that he's being promoted to Captain and been given command of the Federation starship USS Enterprise-E.
William T. Riker
While attending Zefram Cochrane High School John Branson helps a new student Elizabeth Shelby with her classes and studies after school at his parents house, and they fell in love and had sex and years later Elizabeth informs him that she's pregnant with Sarah Branson and she and John decide to keep the baby after Shelby's parents find out about it they backed them and helped them when they needed it and after high school they lost contact with each other cause her parents moved to Mars colony.
After the Dominion War ended and Odo returned to the great link to cure his people John and Kira got closer and they went on a few dates, and attempted to have kids of their own but nothing came of it and in 2377 after the return of the USS Voyager Kira and John broke up as an agreement and she was with his best friend Typhuss James Halliwell.
Starfleet service record
|location||assignment||dates||rank or rate||assignment insignia||rank insignia|
|Starfleet Academy||student officer||2350-2354||Cadet|
|USS Kansas||assistant tactical officer||2357-2360||Ensign|
|USS California||chief engineer||2360-2370||Lieutenant Junior Grade|
|USS Enterprise-D||assistant tactical officer||2370-2371||Lieutenant|
|Deep Space 9/USS Defiant||chief tactical officer, security officer,
|USS Wraith||chief helm officer, first officer||2377-2378||Lieutenant, Lieutenant Commander, Commander|
|USS Enterprise-E||first officer||2378-2380||Commander|
|USS Enterprise-E||commanding officer||2380-present||Captain|