As the link under my sig shows, I like my crew. 8') I had dept. heads long before the doff system let us have them. I really want a mode of play where we team with other players AND our boffs, my crew and your crews working toward a goal.
i am hoping they put something like that in for fleets. so you can put your BOFFS on the fleet starbase and see them doing something towards a goal. So the tac officer you put there is overseeing some crewmen outfit the stations new torp launchers or something.
As a listed licensed hoarder I'm headed there myself. I spend a lot of time fitting them with the right armour, skill sets, guns and customes that make them unique than I sometimes spend playing ground missions with them.
Furthermore, one must always make sure they're fully stocked with 20 shields, 20 hypos, 20 weapon and the latest gene spliced tribble!
I take good care to take care of my crew's needs and that they healthy.