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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 498 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
Griffith, DavidET1(SW)1999 – 2002CEBest Tour. Best Crew. Will never forget the good times and those we lost. Thanks to ETC, breaking me in right, and Mr. Ewer for the support. Not a day goes by I don't think about my shipmates.
Evans, BrianGSM11999 – 2000M
Madison, JosephFC31999 – 2001CM
Russo, PeterSTG2Feb 10, 1999 – Jul 29, 2003CASpent 5 years onboard with some of my best friends I will ever have. Life was hard at times but every moment onboard that ship was a moment i picked up just a little more wisdom R.I.P. Lt. Fussner, Lt.Roberts, AW2 Lawson lost but not forgotten ..
White, AntionetteMS2Feb 20, 1999 – May 7, 2001S-2Hello to all my Hayler buddies Keep on sailing...
Harris, DanaOS2Mar 21, 1999 – Aug 10, 2003OD/OIMissin' OI Div. Thanks to my boys in OI for keeping me out of trouble. 2 memories that stick out-singing at Mets game w/ 3 others, and Pouncil and I keeping everyone's minds wondering--Yep we're still going strong!! Keep in touch crew!!
Collamer, JoshuaENSApr 1, 1999 – Jul 1, 2001DC
Tiara Marion- Lawrence, MarionTM2Jun 1999 – Apr 2003THE HAYLER WAS MT FIRST SHIP. I LEARNED A LOT OF THINGS GOOD AND BAD. WE ALL KNOW THE BEST DIVSION WAS CA AND CASA3 WORKCENTER. THANKS ALOT GUYS I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU ALL.
Becsey, Rosalie (Jenkins)LTJun 1999 – Jun 2000OpsJust found out that they sunk the HAYLER....I wonder if they actually used explosives to sink her or did they just removed the duck tape that was holding her together and let her sink naturally? Lol!
Eskridge, JohnQMCSJun 14, 1999 – Aug 25, 2003NavigationGreat crew and good ship! Last OOD in USS HAYLER.
Olenjack, David "Oj"DK3Jul 1999 – Feb 13, 2000S-4
Palladino, TonyGM2Jul 4, 1999 – Jun 1, 2002CGIt was a good experience. Had some good times. Life's been great since I've been out. I will never forget walking off the ship for the last time in Boston. I've never had such an instantaneous rush of freedom through my veins as I did t
Strand, MatthewOS3(SS)Aug 1, 1999 – Mar 1, 2000OPS
Davis, BrentDC1 (SW)Aug 6, 1999 – Oct 10, 2001RSome good times were had a lot of hard work all for nothing when they blew her up. Remember Rock, Chile
Hiley, JasonOS2Aug 18, 1999 – Aug 18, 2003OIGreat people, awesome times. Miss ya'll
Griffith, DavidET1Aug 20, 1999 – Jun 17, 2002CEGreat tour with a great crew.
Rivas, ReubenDK3/E4Oct 10, 1999 – Aug 9, 2003Supply
Rivas, ReubenDKOct 10, 1999 – Aug 9, 2003S-4This was one of the best chapters of my life. I met some of the best friends that I will never forget. To my boys that were on the ship remember the good time and don't forget the party time. I may have lost the ship but not the crazy crew
Bird, Brandon "Birdman"BM2(SW)Oct 12, 1999 – Sep 15, 2003DECKMy first tour and my best. Everyone that I have known while I was onboard were great. Thank you all.
Torres, Shawn RockmanSN E-3Oct 28, 1999 – May 14, 2002Deck DivisionHey Hayler Alumnis. lts been an awesome journey onboard that ship. Who says money cant buy happiness? I was making good money and paying girls for xxx, good times, i got everything i wanted, thank you
Raniszewski, Stephan J.FC2(SW)Nov 1999 – Aug 28, 2003CE
Roldan, EllyISCNov 21, 1999 – Oct 1, 2002TrainingJust adding my name to say hello. it was an experience, proverbial best / worst of times...shout out to SKCS and EMC who helped me keep my sanity, Rusty for keeping me in in stitches, and Traino for having faith in me.
Stolle, HansGSM2 (SW)Dec 1999 – Jun 2003MI just wish I would have paid more attention to the people around me. 5 years later and I ahev no visual memories of ever having been onboard. Miss the sun rises.
Barraque, AshleyFC2Dec 3, 1999 – Aug 15, 2003CVGood ship, best of crews.
Stolle, HansGSM2(SW)Dec 6, 1999 – Jun 27, 2003MAfter a year of not being aboard the Hayler, or hearing " Underway- Shift Colors" I have good memories. Though it's hard to admit, the Hayler has given each one of its Sailors a great opportunity to show what we are capable off. Thanks to a
Figueroa, Erick "fig"AD12000 – 2000AIR DETGREAT MEMORIES!!!!, Sittting on hold waiting in Caleta cinfuncho... WOW..
Cobb, ElizabethFC3(SW)2000 – 2003CG
Petaccio, Gerald "Pnut"ET3Jan 5, 2000 – Jul 2003CEJust found this website and did it bring back memories. The crew worked together like no other group of men and women I've seen to date. Now I can only seem to remember all the good times, and friends whichDD997 provided
Degraw, RobertSK3Jan 15, 2000 – Jul 29, 2002S1The Hayler was an amazing journey that groomed me to become a mature, hardworking, honest and tactful human being on all levels of life. Thank you to all for the positive memories full of love and light. Best, Robert
Oskey, NathanEN2 (SW)Jan 27, 2000 – Jun 3, 2003A
Stromer, RyanE-5/QM2Feb 3, 2000 – May 15, 2003NAV/ADMINSteamin Demons!!!!!! greatest memories, greatest times of my life...Nothing bad to say about the crew or the ship. the crew is like my extended family
Hanks, HurselFC1 (SW)Feb 26, 2000 – Aug 28, 2003CMHad a great time during my 3 years onboard. I don't think I'll ever again be able to say I hunted down a columbian drug-running tree branch!
Gregoire, ChristopherGSM2(SW)Mar 2000 – Aug 25, 2003MDecommissioning Plankowner, Shellback,
Vigg, RobertDK1Mar 2000 – Jun 2003SupplyFun times and great memories etched into my life!
Timmons, JasonGSM2Mar 1, 2000 – Aug 28, 2003m
Lippmann, LippyET2May 1, 2000 – May 31, 2002
Fakhari, TonyET2(SW)May 1, 2000 – Aug 27, 2003CEThe best damn place I ever served. We'll never forget...too many memories
Tsinnie, TsunamiE-3/GSMMay 3, 2000 – Aug 28, 2003M
Ewer, Thomas JayO2-EMay 18, 2000 – Aug 26, 2003OECThe finest crew that ever served their country, from E-1 to O-4. BMCS, SKCS, FCC, ETC, HMC, BM2, You are all my heros.
Davis, JasonFNMay 26, 2000 – Jan 1, 2002M
Manning, MattE-5Jun 2000 – Aug 2003DeckShipmates!!!!!! I Love Ya
Salamanca, Lelia "Jazz"FNJun 2000 – Nov 2001MBest time of life, I told you guys I would get out of MER 2, I miss it though. Love everyone!!!!!!!!
Chacon, HectorSK2Jun 7, 2000 – Jul 16, 2003S-1miss that crew !! I'd go back in a heartbeat!!! (yeah I said that!!) "YOU HAVE A TURN IN FOR THAT CASREP?!!??!?!??!!? AHH MEMORIES Transferring to MAYPORT in Aug. See you around
Gosselin, Matthew /gooseE5 OSJul 1, 2000 – May 6, 2003operationsWhats up all
Johnson, KristinSNJul 12, 2000 – Sep 8, 2002ODDid not know it at the time but I was a part of the best crew in the Fleet!
Moxie, Edward "Fosho"OS 2Jul 18, 2000 – Apr 10, 2002OIHello everybody. thanx for the experience of a lifetime.
Schmidt, KenFCCMJul 27, 2000 – Apr 4, 2003CBS LCPOAlready miss the HAYLER and her crew.
Meinhardt, MikeGSE3Aug 2000 – Aug 25, 2003MStill one of the best times of my life!
Crites, TroyBM2 SWAug 3, 2000 – Aug 10, 20031StHad a great time. Miss a bunch of the guys. Hating retirement though.
Van Effen, CraigFCCAug 17, 2000 – Jul 20, 2003CEThe best division and best crew I've ever served with. Thanks Mel, Tom, and the entire CPO mess for the greatest tour of duty EVER!
Bassett, Dave "Mongo"GSECOct 2000 – Aug 2001MOnly onboard for a few months, now I'm a retired ol' Gimp Goat, but this ship had one of the most die-hard crews and best Goat Locker I've ever seen. It was a privilege.
McDonnell, TerryMMCMOct 2000 – Aug 20033MCExcellent crew. Engineers you took care of me. Best Chief's Mess I have ever had the privelege of serving with.
Ryder, ThomasMS/CS1 (SW)Nov 2000 – Aug 2003Was asked to run my division and did with flying colors! The best command I ever had. Best crew I ever served with. After I retired Hayler is what I remember and brag about the most. In Dawsonville GA Supervisor for local Wal-Mart drop in.
Cunningham, CarrieFC2Nov 13, 2000 – Aug 28, 2003CGMiss you guys everyday!
Rivers, AnthonyGSMNov 19, 2000 – Sep 19, 2002GSMLEARNED A LOT ABOUT THE WORLD, AND DID PLENTY OF MATURING THROUGH FAILURES.
Fernandez, MarioFC1Dec 2000 – Dec 2002CMlots of hard work, up there in mount 22. lippy, listy, spulack can all attest to that. won't miss the hayler at all
Tinker, AaronFC3(SW)Dec 31, 2000 – Aug 2003CVBest crew ever! Would have stayed in for life with this crew.

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