|Starfleet, 22nd century|
- "You remember Captain Bashir."
- "Captain Bashir, Captain O'Brien, Captain Sisko. We may not have enough weapons or troops or ships but we have plenty of captains."
- - O'Brien and Mirror Sisko
Captain is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations. The title of captain is often used by vessel commanders and, as a naval rank, in many earth navies and Starfleet, is above commander. The term was used by the Terran Empire's Starfleet and the Terran Rebellion. (TOS: "Mirror, Mirror"; DS9: "Through the Looking Glass")