In 2284-2287, Riverside — whose commanding officer was Captain John Schulte and whose executive officer was Lieutenant Debbie Fee — was deployed to the Starfleet International's Starfleet Sixth Fleet. The ship had several XO changes such as Commander Bernard Doddema and Commander Christopher Pittarelli. Their second officer and head of the enlistment group was Lieutenant Trent Schulte
Around 2286, a secondary crew was established under the name of Lobo Group as the USS Riverside's main depatch shuttle crew.
The 809th Marine Strike Group, nicknamed "The Arctic Wolves", was embarked on Riverside.
Around 2287 the USS Riverside was called back to Riverside Shipyards for retirement after a severe battle. In late 2287 Starfleet Command reconsidered its decision to retire the USS Riverside and repaired all damage to the vessel. Command was given to Captain Christopher Pittarelli.
In 2291, command was transferred to Captain Timothy Wilson.
By 2300, the USS Riverside was taken out of active service and relegated as a training vessel. In 2311, the USS Riverside was officially decomissioned.