Name: Nathan Hale Bridger
Assignment: seaQuest DSV 4600
UEO Military ID#: AI147-5024-TS9
Security Access: Indefinite
Date of Birth: November 10, 1963
Character Profile: Passionate, decisive leader. Extremely intelligent and inquisitive. Diplomatic and open minded. Dedicated to maintaining peace. Advanced degrees in geology and biology. Driven by great love for the sea and its exploration.
Personal History: Original lead designer on NORPAC Confederation's Project seaQuest, 2007. Death of only son during military combat led to resignation of commission, 2010. Took refuge on isolated Caribbean island to pursue marine research. With rescued bottlenose dolphin, Darwin, pioneered method of rudimentary communication between humans and dolphins using hand signals. Close relationship developed. Assumed command of refitted seaQuest at request of Admiral Noyce, 2018.
Mission Specialty: Responsible for acting as intermediary, balancing concerns of Commander Ford's Navy personnel and Dr. Westphelan's scientific crew aboard seaQuest.