Sweet Home alum now serving on Navy ship
September 30, 2020
By Petty Officer 3rd Class
Destroyer Squadron 15
A Sweet Home native and 2019 Sweet Home High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey in the East China Sea.
Fireman Hayden McDonald, of Sweet Home, is a damage controlman serving aboard the Halsey, homeported out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Halsey is under way in the 7th Fleet conducting operations in the Indo-Pacific while assigned to the forward deployed Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15.
Damage controlmen make up a part of the ship's Repair Division that maintain damage contro...