Petey has a point. As the A.I. of the ship, he fulfills many of an officer's roles.But unless I make him a true officer, he can't be as effective in some of those roles as he should be.
You can't make him an officer! He's not real!
I am not my avatar. I am a starship some twelve hundred meters wide.
And he just admitted that he's too fat for a proper uniform.