- The Cardassian Union ends their occupation of Bajor. In an agreement with the Federation Starfleet and the Bajoran Militia jointly run Deep Space 9.
- The Bajoran wormhole is discovered by Benjamin Sisko and becomes the Emissary of the Prophets.
- The USS Proxima is one of the first Starfleet ships sent on a long term exploration of the Gamma Quadrant just months after the discovery of the wormhole.
- Commander Uodob resigns his commission in Starfleet opening up the position of first officer of the USS Swiftfire.
- Jasis 12 is sent to Iorath to get the Iorathites to allow the Dominion to set up a base in system prior to a Dominion attack against the T-Rogorans.
- The Proxima makes first contact with the Iorathites. During a reception on Iorath Captain Juan Acero is kidnapped by Jasis 12. In attempting to rescue Acero the Proxima and most of its crew are captured by the Dominion.
Assignments and promotions
- Jonathan Masters is promoted to commander and assigned to the USS Swiftfire as its new first officer.
- Susan Core is promoted to lieutenant commander and assigned as the USS Bougainville's security chief replacing Jonathan Masters.