As of 2368, Tucker held the rank of Admiral, and served as commanding officer of the USS Landry. That year, the Landry received a transmission from the pre-warp planet Drema IV, a communication which eventually led to formal first contact between the Federation and the Dremans.
In 2369, following the completion of Drema Station in the Drema system, Tucker became commander of that station, and head of the Federation mission to Drema IV, which had by then been made a Federation protectorate. (SCE eBook: Progress) Tucker thereafter became one of the most celebrated figures in Dreman history. (CoE eBook: Remembrance of Things Past, Book I)