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- "We're all part of the same crew, no matter which uniform we wear."
- —Major Joss Hayes, to Malcolm Reed (ENT episode: "Countdown")
Joss Hayes (also known as Jeremiah Hayes) was a 22nd century Human man, the leader of the MACO squad that was assigned to the Enterprise from 2153 to 2154 during the Xindi crisis. He died during a mission to save Ensign Hoshi Sato from the Xindi.
Hayes came from a military family that dated its military service all of the way back to Earth's second world war. His father prepared him all of his life for a military career, and eventaully he graduated from West Point and became an officer of the Military Assault Command Organization.
A family man himself and veteran of pirate-fighting in the Janus Pirate Wars, Hayes was selected to lead the MACO unit of thirty-six soilders assigned to assist the Enterprise in dealing with the Xindi threat following the attack of 2153. (ENT novel: Last Full Measure; ENT episode: "Hatchery")
Hayes was killed near the end of the Xindi mission on an operation to rescue Ensign Hoshi Sato from a Xindi-Reptilian vessel during the assault on the Xindi weapon that has been launched to destroy Earth by the Reptilians and Insectoids. (ENT novel: Last Full Measure; ENT episode: "Countdown")
|Commanding officer of the MACO detachment, Enterprise (NX-01)|
J. Fiona McKenzie
|Enterprise (NX-01) personnel|
|Earth Starfleet personnel||Almack • J. Anderson • Ansara • J.B. Archer • Baird • L. Bilani • Billy • Bishop • K. Borovsky • M. Burch • Burrows • Camacho • Carstairs • R. Chandra • Cole • Cook • Cravens • E. Cutler • Daniels • Diaz • Dickison • Duel • J. Edwards • M. Fincke • Foster • A. Gaeta • Garver • A. Hart • Hess • J. Horn • Hutchison • Kelby • J. Kelly • Kimball • Ko • J. Lee • E. Leydon • F. Marcel • T. Mayweather • M. McCall • Meir • Nguyen • E. Novakovich • D. O'Neill • Perkins • Phlox • Pointer • M. Reed • A. Rhodes • K. Riley • M. Rostov • K.P. Ryan • A. al Saed • Salvatore • Santini • H. Sato • Stepanczyk • J. Taylor • T'Pol • Tom • C. Tucker III • D. Walsh • Williams • Zabel|
|MACO contingent||D. Chang • A. Cole • Costa • C. Eby • S. Guitierrez • J. Hayes • M. Kelly • N. Kemper • T. Kimura • D. McCammon • J. McKenzie • S. Money • Ogilvy • O'Malley • M. Peruzzi • O. Salazar-Tucker • W. Woods|
Hayes' first name was established to be Jeremiah in the Star Trek: Customizable Card Game; the novel Last Full Measure calls him Joss Hayes. Actor Steven Culp had previously speculated in an interview that the character's name might be Jeremiah or Jay.
- ENT episode: "The Xindi"
- ENT novel: The Expanse
- ENT novel: Last Full Measure
- ENT episode: "The Shipment"
- ENT episode: "Harbinger"
- ENT episode: "Hatchery"
- ENT episode: "Countdown"