The only reason to have a Starfleet Academy...

Discussion in 'General Trek Discussion' started by Ain Jalut, Jul 4, 2013.

  1. FFunctionalData

    FFunctionalData Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I always wondered why there was only one Academy though. For such a large Federation I would think you would have more then one place to teach people.
     
  2. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Clean Old Mod Moderator

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    In addition to bonding/learning to work with fellow cadets, there's learning to follow orders from a superior. If you're going to be cooped up in a starship cooperating with and taking orders from other people, it's best to learn how to do it with other people.
     
  3. Captain Clark Terrell

    Captain Clark Terrell Commodore Commodore

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    They may have had other campuses, but cadets were required to complete at least a portion of their education in San Francisco.

    --Sran
     
  4. Push The Button

    Push The Button Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Yes, the same reason why there is only one West Point and one Annapolis.