In 2376, with the rank of lieutenant commander, Hopping Bird served as chief tactical officer on the USS Aldebaran when it was assigned as a support vessel to Deep Space 9. At the time he had a developing relationship with the Aldebaran's first officer Tisseverlin Janna.
|USS Aldebaran personnel|
|T. Chang • K. Eidemann • M. Hopping Bird • T. Janna • Robison • Shannon|