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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 Human male and 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 Stephen 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"