Re: Commodores in command of Starships?
In the absence of any production notes that indicate to the contrary, your pet theory is unfounded speculation. With no information to decide, the question of what the high back means is another one of the unanswerable questions raised by the fact that the artists put so much effort into making the depicted universe seem real.
“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP” — Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)