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Colonel Hayes McGruder

Name Hayes Thomas McGruder

Position Task Force-Operation Dragon Fire Marine CO

Rank Colonel

Character Information

Gender Male
Species Human
Age 54

Physical Appearance

Height 6'0"
Weight 165 lbs
Hair Color Grey
Eye Color Brown
Physical Description Hayes is tall and has almost perfect posture, which is his most striking characteristic. He likes to smile and his eyes are warming when he does despite the wrinkles of the years.


Spouse Hilda (Judge - Divorced)
Children Lee & Margaret
Father Edward (Deceased)
Mother Kate (Deceased)
Brother(s) Matt
Sister(s) Olivia
Other Family Many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Personality & Traits

General Overview Hayes is more of an academic marine compared to many of his counterparts. He is focused on making things better to reduce casualties. He tends to be brooding.
Strengths & Weaknesses Strengths:
Taking care of his people, planning operations, and leadership.

Hayes often wants to know the why and how which sometimes does not matter. He really wants to understand many details to fill in the edges of what he is working on.
Ambitions Hayes wants to give his all to the Marine Corps, while saving lives. Naturally, he does have ambition to become a General.
Hobbies & Interests Reading, history, social drinking, art, football, and modelling (primarily scenes of major battles).

Personal History Hayes grew up in the small town of Odessa, Texas.

As a young child, Hayes played football and his high school team won the state championship. When he graduated, he attended Starfleet Academy on a football scholarship and played for the Academy team.

Upon graduation, Hayes became a platoon leader, yet his CO noticed his adept planning skills and he often found himself assigned to HQ outfits. He has commanded various marine units throughout his career as well.
Service Record 2353-2357 - Starfleet Academy
2357 - Marine Basic School, Quantico, VA - 2dLt
2357 - Infantry Officer Course, Quantico, VA - 2dLt
2357-2359 - Platoon Leader, 2d Battalion, 2d Marines - 2dLt
2359-2361 - Company XO, 2d Battalion, 2d Marines - 1stLt
2361-2363 - Operations & Training Officer (S-3), 3d Battalion, 2d Marines - Capt
2363-2366 - Battalion XO, 4th Battalion, 5th Marines - Capt
2366-2369 - Battalion CO, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines - Maj
2369-2372 - Battalion CO, 2d Reconnaissance Battalion - Maj
2372-2375 - XO, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) - LtCol
2375-2378 - Operations & Training Officer (G-3), 11th Marine Expeditionary Force - LtCol
2378-2381 - CO, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) - Col
2381-2384 - XO, 2d Marine Expeditionary Brigade - Col
2384-2387 - Strategic Plans Officer (G-5), 2d Marine Expeditionary Force - Col
2387-2389 - CO, 3d Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) - Col
2389-Present - CO, Task Force Operation Dragon Fire - Col