CDRE Zach Perkins, ME, RMN

CDRE Zach Perkins, ME, RMN

Commanding Officer, Battlecruiser Squadron 11, First Fleet

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Position(s) Held:

Office of the First Space Lord
Staff Intelligence Officer

Saganami Island Academy
Instructor, Flight Operations

Awards and Medals
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Biographical Profile

SHIP’S WALL OF HONOR MEMBER

Commodore Zach Perkins, ME, is the current Commanding Officer of Battlecruiser Division 111 (BatCruRon 11), serving within Home Fleet. He is a former member of the crew and keel-plate owner of HMS Artemis.
He was the founding executive officer of HMS Artemis (BC-592) and served from her commissioning on April 15, 2014 until the Commodore’s transfer to HMS Penelope on October 28, 2015. He is the first crewmember to be appointed upon the Artemis Wall of Honor by order of the Commanding Officer. Commodore Perkins maintains lifetime honorary status as crewmember and shall be piped aboard with full honors as such.

Service Record

Assignments & Promotions
October 31, 2013
RMN_Shoulder_Flash Applied to The Royal Manticoran Navy.
October 31, 2013
Rank_RMN_E-1_Sleeve Application approved by BuPers; Enlisted at rank of SPACER 3RD CLASS aboard HMS Roland (DD-476).
November 25, 2013
Rating_RMN_Coxswain Assigned as COXSWAIN 3RD CLASS aboard HMS Roland (DD-476).
January 23, 2014
Lieutenant (jg) (RMN) Assigned as Boat Bay Officer aboard HMS Roland (DD-476) and Commanding Officer of Her Majesty’s Pinnace Roland One; brevetted to the rank of LIEUTENANT (JG) by order of the Third Space Lord, ADM Sir John Roberts, KDE, SC.
April 15, 2014
Commander (RMN) Transferred to HMS Artemis (BC-592); brevetted to the rank of COMMANDER by order of the Third Space Lord, ADM Sir John Roberts, KDE, SC. Assigned as Executive Officer, HMS Artemis (BC-592).
June 4, 2015
Commodore (RMN) Brevetted to the rank of COMMODORE.
Assigned to the Office of the First Space Lord as Staff Intelligence Officer.
Both ordered on the authority of the First Space Lord, FADM Lord Sir Scott A. Akers, KSK, KDE, KCR, SC, GS, First Duke, New Arkhangelsk.
Commendations & Qualifications
December 19, 2013
SSD Awarded the Space Service Deployment Ribbon by the Sixth Space Lord, ADM Sir James Friedline, KE.
January 7, 2014
AFSM Awarded the Armed Forces Service Medal by the Sixth Space Lord, ADM Sir James Friedline, KE.
January 9, 2014
SWPE1 Earned the Space Warfare Qualification Pin (Enlisted), by order of the RMN Provost Marshal, ADM Sir Daniel Walker, MC, KE, CBM.
April 22, 2014
PistolExpert Qualified with the Pistol as Expert; confirmed and conferred by the Provost Marshal, RADM Sir Daniel Walker, MC, KR, CBM.
April 22, 2014
PistolExpert Qualified with the Rifle as Expert; confirmed and conferred by the Provost Marshal, RADM Sir Daniel Walker, MC, KR, CBM.
April 22, 2014
CSM Awarded the Conspicuous Service Medal by First Lord of the Admiralty, Admiral of the Fleet Martin Lessem, KSK, GCE, KCR, DSO, GS.
October 13, 2014
MSM Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his “many contributions to the ship’s stores of HMS Wolf and HMS Artemis, ensuring that we have plenty of physical ribbons, ribbon racks and beret patches on hand so that we may present them to our spacers as they earn them” and for contributing “generously to the production costs of 10th Fleet’s table presence at Convolution, ensuring we represented the RMN and the Queen with professional excellence,” by the Task Group 91.1 Commanding Officer, CAPT (SG) Sir Thomas Marrone, KR.
March 26, 2015
PistolExpert Qualified with the Pistol as High Expert; confirmed and conferred by the Provost Marshal, RADM Sir Daniel Walker, MC, KR, CBM.
March 26, 2015
PistolExpert Qualified with the Rifle as High Expert; confirmed and conferred by the Provost Marshal, RADM Sir Daniel Walker, MC, KR, CBM.
March 28, 2015
OQE Inducted as a Member of the Most Regal Order of Queen Elizabeth, with the class of Member, “as a reward for donations since 20-FEB-11,” by the First Lord of the Admiralty, Admiral of the Fleet Martin Lessem, KSK, GCE, KCR, DSO, GS.
May 14, 2015
SWPOfficer Earned the Space Warfare Qualification Pin (Officer), by order of the RMN Provost Marshal, RADM Sir Daniel Walker, MC, KE, CBM.
May 23, 2015
MID Mentioned in Dispatches for “his services in procuring the Talbott Cup for the Fleet at personal expense” by the Tenth Fleet Commanding Officer, ADM Lady Chrissy Killian, Baroness Fontana Flats.
June 5, 2015
NCD Awarded the Navy Commendation Decoration for “his service to HMS Artemis during MantiCon. Representing the ship, task group and fleet with distinction, he significantly improved relations between 10th Fleet and all other Fleets and levels of TRMN.”
NMAM Awarded the Navy/Marine Achievement Medal “for taking great initiative as leaders of the chapter, consistently going above and beyond as XO and Bosun during the CO’s absence, organizing and leading all chapter meetings and events over the last several months.
Both awarded by the Commanding Officer of HMS Artemis, CAPT Sir Thomas Marrone, KR.
July 1, 2015
royal_meritorious_unit_citation Awarded the Royal Meritorious Unit Citation as a member of Task Group 91.1 (HMS Artemis) for “their hard work and continued excellence in their duties,” by the order of the Commanding Officer of Tenth Fleet, ADM Lady Chrissy Killian, Baroness Fontana Flats.
July 7, 2015
silesian_antipiracy_campaign_medal Awarded the Silesian Anti-Piracy Campaign Medal for his participation at Manticon, specifically for taking “time to help at various points and needed positions at Manticon, and thereby helped to make it the great event that it was,” by order of the Task Group 91.1 Commanding Officer, CAPT James Jones, SC, ME, CGM, GS.
August 10, 2015
MID Mentioned in Dispatches for “documenting with photography and video, participating in panels, covering multiple volunteer shifts” at MantiCon 2015.
havenite_war_campaign_medal Awarded the Havenite War Campaign Medal for contributing to the success of MantiCon 2015 while representing The Royal Manticoran Navy, with MantiCon being a declared Admiralty House event.
The above by order of the Second Space Lord, RADM Drew Drentlaw, GCE, DSO, GS, QBM.
October 14, 2015
GRTR Awarded the GSN Recruit Training Ribbon for serving more than six months as an Instructor at the Saganami Island Academy, by order of the Sixth Space Lord, ADM Lord Sir James Friedline, KSK, KE, Earl Neu Odenwaldkreis.
October 31, 2015
CSM2 Awarded a second Conspicuous Service Medal for “his exemplary service in his role as Executive Officer of HMS Artemis,” by order of the First Lord of the Admiralty, Admiral of the Fleet Lord Sir Martin A. Lessem, KSK, GCE, KCR, DEO, GS, Duke New Scania.
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