Starfleet Command (SFC) is the governing body of the fleet. It's comprised of the most experienced members in the fleet.
Its duties pertain to maintaining the standards and principles of the UFP, both by setting an example in its own right, and making sure those standards are set throughout.
SFC is also the primary source of planning and implementation of major projects. SFC members are actively encouraged to think broadly and propose ideas which can be seen to benefit the entire community.
Starfleet Command is run on a semi-democrartic system. While SFC members have a great deal of individual leeway to work with, most discussions and proposals go through a voting process which allows each member to express their opinions before the movement is allowed to take place.
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