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UEO Regulations For All Officers And Crew Of UEO Vessels And Serving In The UEO Armed Forces


GENERAL REGULATION:

     PROMOTIONS 44-1A-1

All promotions shall be granted at the discretion of the UEO Fleet Admiral.  Promotion requests must be accompanied by an examination letter from the commanding officer and executive officer of the candidates current duty station.  Commanding officers may grant field promotions for a period up to sixty days.

     DEMOTIONS 44-1A-2

Demotions shall be granted solely at the discretion of the commanding officer.  Appeals are to be submitted in writing to the next in command within 72 hours of the decision.

READINESS DRILLS 44-1A-3

All departments are to submit to readiness drills at least twice a year and more at the discretion of the commanding officer.  Reports should be sent to the CO within 24 hours of completion of drill and they will inform UEO command within 72 hours.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF COMMAND 44-1A-4

The commanding officer is responsible for his crew and all civilians.  He is to carry out all UEO orders and directives and be above reproach in all he can do.

ORDERING OF SUPPLIES 44-1A-5

Supplies shall be ordered by the support staff after approval of the CO is achieved.  A requisition order should be submitted to the supply officer at least 2 weeks before the requested supply is needed.

COMMAND REGULATIONS:

     COMMAND INSPECTION PROCEDURE 45-1B-3

Pending availability of commanding officer both readiness and fitness inspections will be conducted every six months.  Reports of outcomes shall be submitted by inspecting officer within seven days upon completion of inspection.

     REMOVAL OF COMMAND 45-1B-1

Both the Executive Officer and the Chief Medical Officer have the authority to remove the commanding officer pending proof of unfitness for said command.

DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES 45-1B-2

All incidents will be documented and a report sent to the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer, together they will decide on a suitable punishment, which will be verified by HQ

TRANSFER PROCEDURES 45-1B-4

Any and all transfer requests are to be submitted in writing to the ships commanding officer at least 4 weeks prior to the requested transfer date.  Transfers require approval of the ship's Executive Officer, Captain and head of UEO Military Personnel Office.

SECURITY BREACH 45-1B-5

Once a security breach has been detected a yellow or red alert is to sound.  All non-essential personnel are to stay in their quarters and all sensitive areas, including the bridge, engineering, weapons, brig, SeaDeck and Medbay are to be secured.

FIRE AND FLOODING ON BOARD 45-1B-6

In the event of a fire and flooding circumstance the areas are to be sealed off an secured.  Once secured the presence of the ships commanding officer, chief of security, chief engineer and chief medical officer are required to survey both the structural and human casualties.  A report is to be filed with UEO Command within 24 hours of containment of the situation.

     TERRORIST TAKE-OVER 45-1B-7

Pending confirmation of terrorist involvement all communication with said terrorists is to be handled solely by the ranking officer present.  Said officer is to establish contact with NORPAC Command as soon as possible for further instructions.

BIOLOGICAL, NUCLEAR, AND CHEMICAL PROCEDURES 45-1B-8

No NORPAC or UEO personnel may leave the site of any biological, nuclear, or chemical emergency situation without making use of any and all available options first.

SELF DESTRUCT 45-1B-9

To issue a self - destruct order the commanding officer and the executive officer must be in full agreement.  They must arm the nuclear warheads and then the commanding officer must give the irreversible 3 minute countdown.

MEDICAL REGULATIONS

PROMOTIONS 46-1C-3

All medical promotion decisions are the responsibility of the Chief Medical Officer who is to require the approval of the commanding officer.

DEMOTIONS 46-1C-4

Demotions can be ordered by only the Chief Medical Officer to all support personnel, appeals can be approached with the commanding officer.

DISCIPLINARY 46-1C-5

Disciplinary matters should be taken up in the chain of command but final decisions rest with the Chief Medical Officer.  Appeals may be made to the Commanding Officer or Executive Officer.

HOSTAGE PROCEDURES 46-1C-7

In the event of a confirmed hostage situation the sole responsibility of the medical officers present is to the secure to the safety of all personnel.  They are not to discuss with the terrorists unless they are the ranking command officer present.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE 46-1F-8

Medical assistance is available to all personnel and visitors at no charge.  The Chief Medical Officer shall dispense said assistance as needed.

GATHERING DATA AND SAMPLES 46-1C-9

All precautions should be taken to insure the safety of the crew before any and all experiments or data gathering is conducted.  Both the Chief Medical Officers and the Chief Scientist has the authority to stop any and all forms of information or sample gathering.  A detailed report should be submitted to the Chief Scientist and the Chief Medical Officer within 72 hours of completion of experiments.


 EMERGENCY PROCEDURES:

NATURAL 46-1C-A-1

Natural disaster procedures require cooperation between the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Scientist.  Once a decision on the course of the action is made a meeting with the ships senior staff is necessary to discuss the options.  Any immediate decisions of a natural disaster is at the discretion of the Chief Scientist of CMO.

RESCUE 46-1C-A-2

On any rescue procedures the decision lies with the commanding officer or the Chief Medical Officer.  On an off boat rescue the team will include, but not limited to, Executive Officer, Science Officer, Security Chief and the Chief Medical Officer.

EVACUATION 46-1C-A-3

In the event of an evacuation the decision lies with the commanding officer unless medical concerns are an issue at which time the Chief Medical Officer has that authority.  In the event of the evacuation the CMO is to see to the safety of any civilians first and military personnel next, with any terrorists or criminals lastly.

     ON BOARD EXPLOSIONS

On board explosions will require the presence of the Chief Medical Officer to ascertain any injuries.  The Chief Engineer also need be present to assess any damage to the surrounding area.  These people are only allowed in the area after it has been secured.


CONTAMINATION:

BIOLOGICAL 46-1C-B-1

The procedure for the biological containment procedure may be obtained from the commanding officer, Chief Medical Officer or the Chief Scientist.

CHEMICAL 46-1C-B-2

The procedure for the biological containment procedure may be obtained from the commanding officer, Chief Medical Officer or the Chief Scientist.

NUCLEAR 46-1C-B-3

The procedure for the biological containment procedure may be obtained from the commanding officer, Chief Medical Officer or the Chief Scientist

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STATUS PROCEDURES:

     STATUS GREEN 47-1D-1 PARAGRAPH 1

When the status is green all conditions and personnel within sixty nautical miles are all normal.

     STATUS AMBER 47-1D-1 PARAGRAPH 2

Amber status signifies a high - risk mission or rescue.  The Bridge, Engineering, Weapons, and all other areas with a high security rating are to be secured.

STATUS RED (GENERAL QUARTERS) 47-1D-1 PARAGRAPH 3

A red status indicates hostile action detected.  All civilian personnel are to be located in secured areas.  No unauthorized personnel have access to any vital systems.  All areas are to be secured.

     ANTI-AIR STATUS 47-1D-1 PARAGRAPH 4

The same procedure as regulation 47-1D-1 Paragraph 3 with the addition of a possible collision alert.

     REPORTING PROCEDURES 47-1D-2

Any events to be reported need to be made to the senior officer present and then submitted to the commanding officer within 24 hours.

SECRUTITY ALERTS 47-1D-3

Security alerts are to be issued by the ranking commanding officer present. The Captain or commanding officer should be notified as soon as possible.


LAUNCHING PROCEDURES:

     MILITARY LAUNCHES 48-1E-1 PARAGRAPH 1

All military launches shall only be launched at the direction of the commanding or executive officer.

     CIVILIAN LAUNCHES 48-1E-1 PARAGRAPH 2

All civilian craft shall only be launched at the discretion of the commanding officer or the Chief Medical Officer.

     ASSAULT CRAFT 48-1E-1 PARAGRAPH 3

All craft shall be launched by the commanding officer or the chief of security and shall be piloted by security personnel.

     DESTROYERS 48-1E-1 PARAGRPAH 4

Destroyers are experimental assault craft that will only be assigned to the use of the SeaQuest DSV 4600.  Only the commanding officer has the authority to launch these crafts.

     STINGER 48-1E-1 PARAGRAPH 5

The Stinger may only be launched at the discretion of the commanding officer and only when all other possibilities have been exhausted.

     HELICOPTER 48-1E-1 PARAGRAPH 6

The helicopter can only be launched from the surface and is only to be operated by a specified pilot.  The senior officer present shall deem the need for the helicopter.

NATURAL DISASTERS:

     FLOODS 49-1F-1-A PARAGRAPH 1

Pending confirmation of news of a flood and orders from UEO or NORPAC Command the commanding officer shall take appropriate actions to contain the flood waters and aid in relief efforts.

     FIRES 49-1F-1-A PARAGRAPH 2

Pending confirmation of news of a fire and orders from UEO or NORPAC Command the commanding officer shall take appropriate actions to contain the fire and aid in relief efforts.

     EARTHQUAKES 49-1F-1-A PARAGRAPH 3

Pending confirmation of news of an earthquake and orders from UEO or NORPAC Command the commanding officer shall take appropriate actions to contain repair and evacuate any appropriate areas and aid in relief efforts.

     TORNADOS 49-1F-1-A PARAGRAPH 4

Pending confirmation of news of a tornado and orders from UEO or NORPAC Command the commanding officer shall take appropriate actions to contain evacuate and aid in relief efforts.

     HURRICANES 49-1F-1-A PARAGRAPH 5

Pending confirmation of news of a hurricane and orders from UEO or NORPAC Command the commanding officer shall take appropriate actions to evacuate and aid in relief efforts.

     VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS 49-1F-1-A PARAGRAPH 6

In the event of confirmed reports of volcanic activity the commanding officer shall contact NORPAC or UEO Command for orders and begin in the evacuation of appropriate areas and aid in any and all relief efforts.


FIRE AND FLOODING ON BOARD 49-1F-2

Once a fire or flooding has been confirmed they are to be locked down and the area secured as soon as possible.  All ships experiencing fire or flooding that damages equipment must submit a brief of the damage and cause to UEO Command within 72 hours upon containment of the fire or flooding.

EVACUATION OF CREWS 49-1F-3

At the discretion of the commanding officer any and all crew members maybe evacuated from the ship.  An evacuation maybe necessary in any and all circumstances and the evacuated crew is ordered not to discuss the circumstances until being briefed by UEO.

UNDERWATER RESCUE 49-1F-4

All underwater rescue procedures are at the discretion of the commanding officer or the chief medical officer. Both officers should agree on the need when at all possible.  Briefings should be made within 24 hours upon completion of the rescue to UEO Headquarters.

REFUGEES 49-1F-5

Refugees may request asylum at the discretion of the UEO or the commanding officer and executive officer.  All refugees should be delivered to UEO Headquarters as soon as possible.

BIOLOGICAL, CHEMICAL AND NUCLEAR CONTAINMENT
49-1F-6

All containment procedures are at the discretion of the ship's commanding officer, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientist.  A detailed report must be delivered to headquarters immediately upon the final decision of action.

NUCLEAR ARMS RELEASEMENT PROCEDURE 49-1F-7

The procedure for the release of nuclear weapons is to be adhered to the letter under the penalty of a formal court-martial.  Any orders for the release of arms must be authorized onboard through primary and secondary means.  Both the Captain and the XO must be in full agreement and only then can the arms be armed and launched with the DNA coded keys.

NUCLEAR REACTION PROCEDURES 49-1F-8

Any and all nuclear reaction procedures can be found in the classified files available through the commanding officer or the office of the Secretary General of the UEO.

CONFISCATING OF NUCLEAR ARMS 49-1F-9

Any and all nuclear arms are to be taken into custody immediately by the commanding officer, the executive officer, and the security chief and then disarmed. A detailed report is to be sent to UEO Command immediately.