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By 2265, McGibbon was assigned to the USS Endeavour as a security guard with the rank of ensign, and in that year, he was part of First officer Commander Atish Khatami's away team to the frozen world of Erilon, looking for signs of Shedai technology. (VAN novel: Harbinger)
As of 2267, McGibbon was the promoted to lieutenant and served as Endeavour's deputy chief of security. He arrested Lieutenant commander T'Prynn and former journelist Tim Pennington. (VAN novel: Precipice)
In 2268, he was part of the away team that rescued Starfleet Intelligence operative Cervantes Quinn from the only Class M planet in the pocket universe created by the Shedai Apostate. (VAN novella: The Stars Look Down)