Commanding officers is someone in command of a starship or starbase the commanding officer in most cases hold the rank of captain but not in all some cases the commanding officer holds the rank of commander or admiral it is also likely that someone of lower rank like a lieutenant commander can also hold the position of commanding officer. The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

Are you proposing that the above be added to the article? If you do not state what the purpose of the above text is for, it will be removed.--31dot 22:48, February 9, 2012 (UTC)