Lt. Cdr.Seltar Riddat, a Cardassian refugee who was rescued from a peaceful mixed-race colony on the planet Salva II, a class-Mplanet in contested space on the Federation-Cardassian border, when it was attacked by the Obsidian Order, and subsequently invaded by militias under the control of Cardassian Central Command. They were initially rescued by then-Lieutenant Zh'ekinor, and then after spending time on Starbase 211, stowed away on the Tecumseh, where he was discovered by Tyzo Zh'ekinor trying to purloin a shuttlecraft. Gaale Ixa took it upon herself to give him flying lessons and discovered he had a knack for it. He was tested for admission to Starfleet Academy and became one of the first Cardassian Starfleet officers. Seltar Riddat is an expert pilot and is the Chief Flight Officer on the Sacagawea.