Yeoman is the oldest rating in the United States Navy. Yeomen perform secretarial and clerical work. They deal with visitors, telephone calls and incoming mail. They organize files and operate copy machines and order and distribute supplies. They write and type business and social letters, notices, directives, forms and reports. Yeoman was a title used in early episodes of the original Star Trek television series. Notable characters who were Yeomans include J.M. Colt and Janice Rand.
(See Also: Starfleet Yeomans)
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