Vedala ground vehicle

Vedala-recruited specialists.

Specialist was a title given to any highly-trained individual in a particular field of study. (TNG: "First Contact")

In 2256, Captain Gabriel Lorca invited Michael Burnham, stripped of rank after a court martial, to join the bridge crew of USS Discovery as a science specialist. (DIS: "Lethe") Burnham's official rank was later restored as part of a pardon, rendering this unofficial rank redundant. (DIS: "Will You Take My Hand?")

In 2269, Lucien described himself as having been "the generalist amid all the specialists." (TAS: "The Magicks of Megas-Tu")

In 2267, James T. Kirk told the Organian Council of Elders that the Federation could send them specialists and technicians. (TOS: "Errand of Mercy")

Types of specialists Edit

Starfleet specialistsEdit

Non-commissioned specialistsEdit

Specialist officersEdit