From "Star Trek: Voyager: Revulsion (#4.5)"
[after being promoted to lieutenant commander
] Had I known this commendation entailed ritual humiliation, I might have declined. However, I accept it with gratitude and will honor the responsibility that comes with it. During my three years on Voyager, I have grown to respect a great many of you. Others, I have learned to tolerate. As your Tactical Officer, I will continue to do my best to ensure a safe passage home. As a Vulcan, I share the following sentiment: live long and prosper.