I am so tempted to add Admiral Pike into this. We really deserved to see more of him. Of course that might mandate a small squadron. Farragut from ST:2009, USS Hathaway and USS Princeton. (Both scavenged for spare parts I think. I really could use the advice and further suggestions from those of you that still travel these realms.
Ever notice that many of the same people who want variety in life frown very hard on vanilla... But without Vanilla, Baskin Robbins just wouldn't BE 31 flavors.