Uniform Color Recognition
Department colors were designed to help those on board ships, stations, or even planet side be
able to tell at a glance what department each other officer may work.
In conjunction with the rank pips, you can tell exactly what rank and department an Officer,
or Enlisted crewman is and works in.
Red – Command / CO, XO, Conn
Gold – Services / Operations, Communications, Security, Engineering
Blue – Science / Research & Development, Medical, Counselor
Green – Marine Corps
Grey – Starfleet Intelligence
Purple – Diplomatic Corps / White Uniform