Marcella DiFalco (also known as Suzanne DiFalco) was a female human in Starfleet in the 23rd century. She served as a non-commissioned officer aboard the USS Enterprise under Captain Willard Decker, and then later under Admiral James T. Kirk, holding the rank of Chief. DiFalco replaced Lt. Ilia as navigator following her elimination by the V'Ger probe. (TOS movie, novelization & comic adaptation: Star Trek: The Motion Picture)

Nearly one month after the V'Ger Incident, she spoke in favor of Kirk's administrative and command decisions. During and after the crisis, she hid a secret crush for the newly-demoted Admiral. (TOS novel: Ex Machina)

Though she was not a true member of "Kirk's women", author Christopher Bennett decided to write this gag referring to William Shatner's real-life marriage to the actress who played DiFalco, Marcy Lafferty.

DiFalco, Hikaru Sulu and Pavel Chekov became involved in a barroom brawl on Yannid VI between supporters of the Federation and rebel sympathizers who wanted the planet to join the Klingon Empire. (TOS comic: "The Enterprise Murder Case!") On a landing party searching for Commander Spock on Agena IV, DiFalco had her phaser shot out of her hand by an Org projectile weapon. Later, she tried to stun one of the native creatures called Kamahr for use as a lab specimen, leading Kirk to chastise her for potentially violating the Prime Directive. (TOS comic: "The Expansionist Syndrome") DiFalco was one of only nine Enterprise crewmembers left unaffected when Dr. Carl Wentworth attempted to take over the ship by using mind control on the crew. (TOS comic: "... Like a Woman Scorned!") On a mission to Zeta Reticuli II, DiFalco helped Chekov and Uhura save the life of Dr. Leonard McCoy by firing their phasers at the neck-joint of a robot sphinx, decapitating it before it could kill him. (TOS comic: "We Are Dying, Egypt, Dying!")

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USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) senior staff
commanding officers C. RasmussenR. AprilPikeD. VlasidovichJ.T. KirkZarloStylesDeckerSpock first officers G.S. KirkShundreshSimonNumber OneSpockSonakDeckerSulu UFP emblem.
USS Enterprise operations assignment insignia. USS Enterprise assignment insignia.
second officers MohindasSpockG. MitchellScott chief medical officers S. AprilBoyceMcCoy
chief engineers BrownellKursleyFourrierPitcairnGraceBarryLouvierBurnsteinScott security chiefs TuvalA. HardinGiottoTomsonChekovMatlockRichardson
science officers AllinskyDaviesSpockSonakDecker communications officers Van FleetDabischGarrisonNanoUhura
helmsmen FloridaFerraraMohindasG. MitchellSulu navigators TylerKelsoChekovIliaDiFalco
see also: administrative personnelcommunications personnelengineering personnelmedical personnelpilots & flight control personnelsecurity & tactical personnelsciences personnel • unnamed (2240s and 2250s2260s2270s and 2280s)
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) flight control personnel
Under Robert April FerarraC. FloridaNobisPoI. Soulian Under Christopher Pike MohindasNumber OneJ. TylerVincentB. Wayne Starfleet emblem. USS Enterprise assignment insignia.
Under James T. Kirk (first five-year mission) AkrumbaD. AldenArex N. E.D. BaileyT. BarrowsBrubakerChalmersP. ChekovM. CheungJ. ClaytonConnorsS. DePaulV. DeSalleJ. FarrellFrostGreenB. HadleyB. HansenHarrisonL. KelsoS. KerbyT. KovaksJ. KyleR. LatimerR. LeslieV. MahtaniG. MitchellNovaM. RahdaK. RileySanchezSankeyShafferSpinelliJ. StilesH. SuluH. TanakaVitaliD. Walking Bear
Subsequent missions under Kirk & Spock BillingsN. BryceP. Chekovde BroekM. DiFalcoDomenickM. LedouxHaarvHwavirëA. LeeSaavikIliaE. SherwoodRyanH. SuluT'Lara UFP emblem. USS Enterprise assignment insignia.
see also: administrative personnelcommunications personnelengineering personnelmedical personnelsecurity & tactical personnelsciences personnelsenior staff • unnamed (2240s and 2250s2260s2270s and 2280s)


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