Re: Chakotay was in Starfleet for twenty years before the series?
O'Brien's the equivalent of a 20-year Sergeant snapping to attention when a peach fuzzed Lieutenant walks by.
Moe: I'll take the blonde!
Larry: I'll take the brunette!
Curly: I'll take the Black and Tan!
--Wee Wee Monsieur (1938)