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== Executive Officer, battlestar ''Pegasus'' ==
* [[Jurgen Belzen]] (shot by Admiral [[Helena Cain|Cain]] for disobeying an order in "[[Razor]]")
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* Colonel [[Jurgen Belzen]] (shot by Admiral [[Helena Cain|Cain]] for disobeying an order in "[[Razor]]")
 
* Colonel [[Jack Fisk]] ("[[Razor]]"  to "[[Resurrection Ship, Part II]]")
 
* Colonel [[Jack Fisk]] ("[[Razor]]"  to "[[Resurrection Ship, Part II]]")
 
* Commander [[Barry Garner]]'s and Commander Fisk's XOs are unknown <ref>
 
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*A [[List of Deleted Scenes (RDM)#Black Market|deleted scene]] from "[[Black Market]]" shows Captain [[Renner]] as Fisk's XO. However, he doesn't appear in the aired episode and is never mentioned again in the series. This makes his canonical status questionable.
 
*A [[List of Deleted Scenes (RDM)#Black Market|deleted scene]] from "[[Black Market]]" shows Captain [[Renner]] as Fisk's XO. However, he doesn't appear in the aired episode and is never mentioned again in the series. This makes his canonical status questionable.
 
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*[[Kendra Shaw]] (an indeterminate amount of time between the events of "[[The Captain's Hand]]" and the settlement of New Caprica)
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*Major [[Kendra Shaw]] (an indeterminate amount of time between the events of "[[The Captain's Hand]]" and the settlement of New Caprica)
 
*Lieutenant [[Anastasia Dualla]] ("[[Lay Down Your Burdens, Part II]]" to "[[Exodus, Part II]]")
 
*Lieutenant [[Anastasia Dualla]] ("[[Lay Down Your Burdens, Part II]]" to "[[Exodus, Part II]]")
  

Revision as of 10:15, 25 November 2007

"If the crew doesn't hate the XO, then he's not doing his job." --Saul Tigh

The Executive Officer (more commonly known as the XO) is the second in command aboard a Colonial Fleet vessel and is responsible for administrative duties and the detailed management of affairs, giving the CO time to deal with broader issues. The rank normally held by the Executive Officer is Colonel.

Executive Officer, battlestar Galactica

For a complete history of Galactica's XOs see: Senior Staff of Galactica

Executive Officer, battlestar Pegasus

Notes

  • Executive Officer, in the military context, is used in several branches of armed forces worldwide (army, naval, marine, air force). Certain forces, such as the British Army use the formal title "Second-in-Command" (2i/c) rather than XO.

See Also

References

    • While Lee Adama is assigned to Pegasus in "The Captain's Hand", it is doubtful that he was the official XO at that time. According to dialogue he is only sent over to keep an eye on Garner and assess the situation but Garner doesn't even consider him part of the crew. Moreover, according to a deleted scene, his father sends him there over concerns about Garner and the performance of the crew, while being undecided on whether to make him the ship's XO or not.
    • A deleted scene from "Black Market" shows Captain Renner as Fisk's XO. However, he doesn't appear in the aired episode and is never mentioned again in the series. This makes his canonical status questionable.