During his assignment, he sent a mission order to Captain Jimmy Arakaki of the USS Mustang. The mission order was about a cultural survey of, and possible first contact with, the inhabited planet of Gamma Argus II.
In this year, as well, he held the rank of captain, and was the commanding officer of the USS Non Sequitur. During his tour of duty as captain of this starship, he received a mission order from Admiral Gregory Quinn with the subject being patrol assignments. (TNG: "Conspiracy")