Tasha Yar died in the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation, but her legacy would endure in some surprising ways. Played by Denise Crosby, Lieutenant Tasha Yar was the first female Security Chief in Star Trek history. She was an integral part of the Enterprise-D’s senior staff over the first half of Star Trek: The Next Generation season 1, forming close bonds with Lieutenant Commander Data and Lieutenant Geordi La Forge in particular.

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Author: Dusty Stowe