Everett Young is a Colonel in the Alliance Air Force and was Commander of the Icarus Base when it was attacked. He is currently the leader of the Destiny expedition. Young spent some time as an SG team leader. He is approximately 40 years old and has been married to Emily Young since 2007. According to Lt. General Jack O'Neill, he offered Young the position of commander of the Icarus expedition before he offered it to Colonel David Telford, but Young turned him down, opting instead to return to Earth.