What do you think staff officers are for? Really wish people who have NO clue on how military operates would say they do like they know something.
NSA...not how a military works.
The Trooper is an Officer right out of Ord Mantell. He ranks upwards to a Major.
brief with flags, especially when they're no longer JOs.
Enlisted don't know how the military works at the higher end officer ranks and their equivalent civilian
You didn't get to go to those meetings because you didn't rank for them when you were a terminal lance.