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Lieutenant Van Kolbeck

Name Van Lars Kolbeck

Position Chief Engineering Officer

Rank Lieutenant


Character Information

Gender Male
Species Human
Age 33

Physical Appearance

Height 6-2 Ft. (188 CM)
Weight 192 Lb. (87 KG)
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Blue
Physical Description Mr. Kolbeck stands 188 CM (6-2 Ft) tall and weighs 87 KG (192 Lb). He has dark brown hair with blue eyes. Strong, broad shoulders help to carry his weight proportionately. At age 32 Van has never had an issue with remaining fit. He has strength capable of benching press 102.7 kg and squat 152.2 kg between 1-RM equally.

On average Van completes a vertical jump of 71.4 cm a 40-yard dash in 5.31 seconds and achieve a Federation standard 1 Mile run within 5 min 40 seconds. His whole body to fat percentage is 13.4%

One large gash occurred while camping in his teenage years measuring 5 cm long on the outer right side of the large toe. Some freckle clustering is on both outer sides of his shoulder biceps down the length of his forearms.

Van likes to keep well shaven and rarely seen with stubble only if it is a 5’oclock shadow. In his off-duty hours, an everyday baseball styled tee-shirt and khaki cargo shorts is his usual comfort. Opting to wear minimal personal jewelry or personal possession’s Van will only wear a classic stainless-steel silver analog wristwatch to keep time on and off duty.

Personality & Traits

Personality Description With a keen sense of adventure, Van lives in the present enjoying whatever life brings him. Serving Starfleet has always been his career goal. His relaxed attitude helps in the stressful work environment of a starship.

He is flexible when it comes to work and social life. He confronts issues and problems head-on. Not liking to beat around the bush in a non-blunt manner assures that he gets the maximum time allowed to complete his work. Efficiency is a core aspect of his character and personality. Van is by no means perfect as rare occasions he may be found stressing over engineering matters. He is talented in spatial cognitive reasoning for problems applying his engineering spatial theory both linguistically and visually to a logical mechanic solution. The value in his intuition and senses are paramount to understanding his inner workings.
Ambitions, Hobbies and Interests Discovering new engineering techniques, technologies that can be vital to Starfleet. To be able to have a family passing on his lineage becoming a father teaching his experience to his son or daughter some day.

Van can be found studying in his quarters or the crew mess hall reading engineer peer-reviewed journals. In the ships gymnasium taking part in exercise or on the holodeck in such programs; hockey, mountain biking or downhill skiing. He enjoys reconnecting with nature and its Norwegian forest surroundings fly fishing as a hobby.
Strengths and Weaknesses Van is a studious, strong and willed leader for his department.

Van will never let his coworkers or friends fend for themselves.

He insists on being part of a teamwork environment not and won't tolerate a 'go it alone' mentality from others.

Pre-Starfleet History

Family
Van Lars Kolbeck was born in the year 2356 to parents Erickson Lars Kolbeck and Jan-Holgersen Kolbeck. Mr. Erickson is retired living along with his wife, Mrs. Jan-Holgersen Kolbeck on Earth. Both live in the Scandinavian nation-state of Norway. The Kolbecks both worked in asteroid mining, purifying rare metals for Starships and warp core dilithium development.

Van is the eldest of two children. Born in the City of Oslo along with his sister Silje Jan-Holgersen Kolbeck in 2357. Early on the Kolbeck children were raised by the Family Nanny Anneliese Sanna Blomqvist who was 61. The Kolbeck children were raised by the Family Nanny as their parents were often away on assignment at Hanolan Colony in the Alpha Quadrant. Trying at times for Anneliese, the Kolbeck children were energetic. Anneliese helped the Children spend their seemingly limitless energy on competitive sports.

Education and study were the first constants within the Family. The Kolbeck taught their children that success and achievement were a prerequisite to receiving their fondness and love. While some Families may view this dynamic as being cruel, Van excelled in the tough love environment provided. Mathematics, Spatial field physics, and Astrometric sciences all interconnected into Van's love for the engineering science fields.

Sport is a significant force in Van's life. Having put on ice skates at the young age of four years, he quickly excelled at winter sport such as Hockey, Skiing, Triathlons and Mountain Biking. While it's hard to escape the technological encroachment of living life in the 24th century, Van remains grounded. Reconnecting with nature and his home, the many natural surrounding fjords, and Norwegian forests help relax him.
Pre-Starfleet History
Early on in life, Van decided he had wanted to live and work aboard a starship. His parents both became an inspiration to him, having worked at an orbital mining facility at the Federation Hanolan Colony from 2351 to 2373. The constant challenges and adventure energized his thirst for space travel. Above all the Kolbeck's Family knack for ingenuity and family studies fueled Van’s desire to leave Earth and seek a career challenge of the Engineering kind.

Having spent his early teenage years preparing for his Star Fleet entrance exam, Van was confident when he arrived at Relva VII. At the training and assessment facility, he completed various tests including dynamic relationships, hyperspace physics and the Caldrum IQ with notable success.


Starfleet History & Service Records

Starfleet Service History After having completed his first year of Star Fleet Academy in 2373, Van was assigned active duty onboard the USS Rabin registry NCC-63574. In the year 2374, Ensign Van Lars Kolbeck officially became an officer within the engineering department at age 18.

The time had flown by for Mr. Kolbeck as he was awarded promotional opportunities along the way in incremental positions. Gaining confidence his science career allowed him to delve into the research side of Federation Engineering Journals of Temporal Mechanics and peer research forums.

His service record has included the USS Rabin NCC-63574 Akira Class as Ensign. Serving aboard the USS Musashi NCC-71809 in 2377 promoted to Lt. Junior Grade in 2379 as Engineering Officer. Mr. Kolbeck was transferred to the USS Bellerophon NCC-74705 in 2381 as Lt. JG Assistant Engineering Officer. After serving aboard the USS Bellerophon for four years, Mr. Kolbeck was assigned to the USS Kincaid in 2385 as Assistant Engineer. At 33 years of age, Van was transferred to the position of Chief of Engineer onboard the USS Nogura in year 2388.

USS Rabin NCC-63574 - 2374 - Ensign – Officer
USS Musashi NCC-71809 - 2377 - 2379 - Lieutenant JG – Engineer
USS Bellerophon NCC-74705 - 2381 - Lieutenant JG – Engineer
USS Kincaid NCC-74507 - 2385 - Lieutenant - Assistant Engineer
USS Nogura - Chief of Engineering