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USS Hayler (DD 997) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hayler (DD 997). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. If you also served aboard and you remember one of the people below you can click on the name to send an email to the respective sailor. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?

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There are 495 crew members registered for the USS Hayler (DD 997).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1982 | 1983 – 1985 | 1986 – 1987 | 1988 – 1990 | 1991 – 1992 | 1993 – 1994 | 1995 – 1996 | 1997 – 1998 | 1999 – 2000 | 2001 – now

NameRank/RatePeriodDivisionRemarks/Photo
Garrett, MikeNC11986 – Sep 1, 1989AdminHayler was a great ship.. We had a lot of great times.Best Wishes to all who served her well.
Moline, DougSK11986 – 1989S-1
Robinson, Chris "Rob"SM21986 – 1988CommunicationsMade the Unitas '87 cruise. Had to relieve the SM1 after he hurt his knee at the start of the cruise. Had just crossdecked from the Mount Whitney. I will never forget what it was really like to break-away after an unrep....and feel how fast she wa
Soehl, DougET21986 – 1989CSE
Hale, Nathan (Nate)GSE3/21986 – 1989MP
McNeary, BrianSTG21986 – 1989Lots of good memories, especially the people I served with. I still have a hunk of that German oiler.
Cyr, DavidHT21986 – Mar 1988EngineeringAnd a good time was had by all. Good memories Hello to all the HT's
Henrichs, RobbyGSM21986 – Oct 1988
Scott, ScottyE-61986 – 1990Operation/BoatswainsmateWill have to say I had a very good time on the "Junk Yard Dog". Most memorable was the crash with the "FGS Rhoen". What a ride. I got out of the Navy after my tour on the "Hayler" with ten years in.
Clary, JdE51986 – 1992OperationsThe best time of my life met some great people and saw the world from many perspectives.
Watson, David L. WatsonHT2Jan 1, 1986 – Jul 10, 1989R
Resendez, ChrisRM3Jan 13, 1986 – May 31, 1990OperationsSome of the best years of my life were spent aboard Hayler. From South America to the North Atlantic. Many great memories, some more hazy than others ;) Good times fellas, good times.
Noel, William C.FCCSJan 25, 1986 – Sep 19, 1989CSEI was a DS3, then a DS2 stationed onboard USS HAYLER from 01/86-09/89
Helms, DarenEN2Feb 14, 1986 – Feb 2, 1990
Helms, DarenEN2Feb 14, 1986 – Feb 9, 1990a gang I CANT BELIEVE ITS BEEN 17 YEARS,SEEMS LIKE YEASTERDAY.DAM IM GETTING OLD.I HAD THE BEST TIME OF MY LIFE WITH THE BEST FRIENDS ILL EVER HAVE ON THE BEST SHIP IN THE NAVY.SORRY TO SEE HER GO DOWN.SEE YA WOODY.
David Daugherty, DaveSTG 3Mar 1, 1986 – Oct 27, 1989combat systemsFond memories and some terrifying one as well. collision with german oiler. remember piper alpha oil rig Although its been nearly twenty years, I do not miss working on the sonar dome.
Gethin, Brendan W.STG2Mar 9, 1986 – Apr 10, 1988I was an STG3 aboard the Hayler from '86-88. Now I'm called up to active duty in the Army. Later went on to serve with the 82nd Airborne Division out of Fort Bragg.
Solorzano, DelfinoSKMar 10, 1986 – Jun 30, 1989S-1Last command.
Embrey, DaveE3Mar 15, 1986 – 1989SupplyBest dang Sub-buster ever
Boyd, JeffFC2Apr 1986 – Jul 1990CSM1Some of my greatest memories came from things that happened on this ship and the people I served with.
Nelson, RonHMC(SW)Apr 1986 – Jul 1989NaivgationPicked up my Surface Warefare on board plus made CPO. The UNITAS and STANNAVFORLANT cruises were the highlight of my 20 years. Thanks for the memories.
Mooney, JohnE-4/SK3May 1986 – Jun 1, 1988Supply
Sparkman, SamJun 1986 – Jun 1990CSE2Marco Hernandez was the best!!!
Smart, DannyRM2Jul 6, 1986 – Jul 10, 1989OPS/OC
Reynolds, TonyOS2Aug 1986 – Feb 18, 1990OpsWow......I remember some of the names. Great times with great guys......CIC was THE place to be!
Hall, NathanBM2 BM1 BMC (SEL)Sep 1986 – Apr 19891stI Had a blast both my tours onboard Hayler. Round One 86-89. Round Two April 2002 til Decom
Sajdak, PaulE-2 .SHE WAS MY FIRST COMMANDSep 1986 –Deck/1stSad to see her gone. The Hayler was my first ship. Thanks to all those on board who guided me on my journey.
Berkeley, HowardAT3Sep 1986 – Jan 1991squadron
Haughney, Joe (Captains Boy)YN3Nov 1986 – Jul 1990AdminI cant belive that its been nearly 20yrs. I am proud to say I was a Hayler Sailor. Never forget sitting in Medical during our famous crash. God bless our imfamous CAPTAIN CRUNCH STAN. PROUD TO SERVE WITH YOU ALL!!!!
Perry, StuartEMNFNov 1986 – Feb 19, 1987Electrical
White, RaySTG2Nov 1986 – Feb 1989CAFare winds and following seas
Perry, StuartEMFNNov 2, 1986 – Feb 19, 1987ElectricalI have great memories from being on the Hayler. It was a great ship . I arrived on the ship with a buddy named Scott from the admin. dept. We spent six days in Montivideo, Uruguay. We then heloed onto the Hayler to begin our time aboard
Jackson, JohnSTG2Dec 1986 – Jan 6, 1990CAI was very surprised when I found out she was sunk.
Randoll, TerryBM3Dec 6, 1986 – Apr 26, 19891st Deck DawgsRemember Piper Alpha or the big hole from the FGS Rhoen
Huebsch, EdwardMS3Dec 28, 1986 – Aug 7, 1990S-2
Christiansen, Niels (Chris)SN1987 – 1989Ops (Deck Dawgs)
Sandkam, David "Crabber"HT21987 – 1991
Crawford, HowardSTG3-STGSAJan 5, 1987 – Jul 1, 1988CA
Buzzard, Brian "Buzz"SH3Jan 5, 1987 – Jul 14, 1990deck/ships servicegreat time email me buzzardbrian@hotmail.com I talked to pepe a while ago looking for chip and cheney
Hill, LarryFCC (SW)Jan 6, 1987 – Jul 4, 1990CS
Gadwqy, Michael (Gad)SN/E3Jan 26, 1987 – Jan 26, 1991OD/PERSONNELI can say without a dout that my navy career aboard the Hayler was one of the best things that have ever happened in my life. To ALL the crew. Thank you for all the wonderful memories. I will never forget. Gad's 1987-1991. USS HAYLER
Didier, Alfredo (Did)BM2 (SW)Feb 10, 1987 – Apr 22, 19911st LT DECKOne of the best times of my life was on board the Hayler , remember BMC Penney, Watkins, Boyd and all the rest of the guys "IF I COULD TURN BACK TIEM" God Bless all.
Hall, JerryOS2May 2, 1987 – Nov 1, 1991Operations
Hoffman, DarrenE4/GSEMay 29, 1987 – 1989MIt was tough being back in the beginning of my time in the Navy but I am proud of my work. Those days taught me of how quick life can go away. The 1988 STANAVFORLANT cruise was fun except for the hole
Baize, RonnieET2Jun 1987 – May 1989CSEProudly served with the great crash crew of '88. You guys were great.
Tulp, BillSTG1Jun 1987 – Sep 1989TASS/ CAIt was quite an adventure during those 2 years we did alot and saw a lot more.
Elrod, Albert (Al)GSM1Jun 1987 – May 1992Eng M
Tulp, BillSTGSN (SW)Jun 1, 1987 – Dec 10, 1989CT Combat System TailThe first STG class to replace the OT rate on the AN/SQS 15 Tail or TASS We reported on board as a Detachment and eventually began ships comapany and part of CA Division. I saw alot of Europe during My time on the Hayler Good Times
Holderfield, TerrySTG3Jul 1987 – Jul 1989TASS/ CA
Reed, JackPNCM (SW/AW)Jul 7, 1987 – Sep 22, 1989XGreat ship and crew. Ports visited during 1988 in Northern Europe were great.
Morse, Davidstg 3Aug 1987 – Aug 1992sonarWow just found out they sunk the old girl!
Montuori, TonyQM3Aug 10, 1987 – Aug 12, 1991Deck / NavigationWow, where did the years go? Frankie McHugh QM3 Pepi QM3 Tyrone Wright E-5 Harvey Watkins BM1 Big Jim Penny BMC Scotty BM1 Way too many, God bless you guys. God bless all 368 of my brothers.
Downey, James/jimCDRSep 1987 – Aug 1990OC/ODServed as Communications Officer, CMS Custodian, and First LT. Deployed in 1987 to North Atlantic, 1988 STANAVFORLANT, 1989 back to North Atlantic, and 1990 UNITAS.
Melton, RonaldBMSNNov 20, 1987 – Jun 27, 1989OD
Clay, Michaele-3 deckDec 1987 – Aug 15, 19901stpiper alpha to crashex88 ,asroc laucher pointing at bridge,backing into Canadian ship haifax nova scotia oh bumper sking fun the brawl in Portsmouth,England.had great times and stories with memories for lifetime thanks

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