I wonder if these "older" officers are in fact enlisted crewmen like O'Brien. Some of these characters seem quite old to still be ensigns or lt.jgs. The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).

His pip makes it quite clear that he is an Ensign. Not everyone can be a admiral, captain, or even a commander. Many members of modern armed forces go their whole careers without achieving a high rank. 31dot (talk) 16:27, February 2, 2013 (UTC)

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