Philip Herthum was a male Human serving as an flag officer in the Federation Starfleet in the 24th century. Herthum was the Chief of Starfleet Operations.


By the 2380s decade, Herthum had reached the rank of admiral and was based at Starbase 39-Sierra.

In early 2382, Admiral Herthum debriefed Benjamin Sisko on the USS Robinson's extended patrol of the Sierra sector. (ST - Typhon Pact novel: Rough Beasts of Empire)

Later in 2382, Captain Sisko met with Herthum again after the Robinson attempted to locate the Romulan starship that was involved the theft of the quantum slipstream technology from the Utopia Planitia Fleet Yards. (ST - Typhon Pact novel: Plagues of Night)

By December 2385, Admiral Herthum was the Chief of Starfleet Operations. He was the one who issued Captain Sisko and the Robinson new orders of an upcoming multi-year exploration assignment into the Gamma Quadrant. (DS9 novel: Ascendance)


Starfleet Operations personnel
Chief of Starfleet Operations Matthias W. JefferiesMattea HahnChris RichardsJames T. KirkLos Tirasol MentirJames LeytonPhilip HerthumYoshi Fukazima UFP seal Starfleet Command logo
Other personnel Greg AgalsoffCarstairsGregory QuinnKevin RileySantinN.J. Weiland
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