Master Sergeant Hauser is originally from Albany, New York. He earned an associate degree from Schenectady County Community College in 1999 and studied music education at the State University of New York College at Fredonia. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Delayed Entry Program in December of 2001 and completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina in September of 2002. Following recruit training, Master Sergeant Hauser attended Marine Combat Training at Camp Geiger, North Carolina and then reported to his primary Military Occupational Specialties School at the Naval School of Music in Virginia Beach, Virginia for the Basic Music Course. Upon graduating he was promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal.
In May of 2003, Master Sergeant Hauser reported to the 3d Marine Aircraft Wing Band, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing, Miramar, California where he served as a clarinet instrumentalist and as the unit's Transportation Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC). In November of 2003, he was promoted to the rank of Corporal. In February of 2004 Master Sergeant Hauser deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where he served as Corporal of the Guard for the Tactical Air Command Center. Upon returning from deployment, Master Sergeant Hauser served as the Assistant Enlisted Conductor, Public Affairs NCOIC, and attended Corporals Course. In June of 2005 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Master Sergeant Hauser deployed again in August of 2006 with 3D Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, MWSG-37 where he served as Sergeant of the Guard. Master Sergeant Hauser reported to the Parris Island Marine Band, Parris Island, South Carolina in August of 2007 where he served as a clarinet instrumentalist, Public Affairs NCOIC, and Assistant Enlisted Conductor. He was promoted to the Rank of Staff Sergeant in July of 2008. Master Sergeant Hauser was the unit's representative for Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (SNCO) Musician of the Year for 2008 and 2009 and was selected to attend the Unit Leader Course at the Naval School of Music in 2009.
In December of 2010, Master Sergeant Hauser reported to the Naval School of Music to attend the Unit Leader Course. Upon graduating the course in August of 2011, he was selected to stay on staff as a Basic Academics Instructor, Rehearsal Division Instructor, and the Equal Opportunity Advisor for the Marine Detachment. He also attended the Career course and the Equal Opportunity Representative Course. He was promoted to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant in September of 2014 and attended the Senior Musician Course where he was awarded the BMOS of 5519, Enlisted Conductor.
Master Sergeant Hauser reported to the Marine Forces Reserve Band, Marine Forces Reserve, New Orleans, Louisiana in May of 2015 where he served as the Enlisted Conductor. While stationed in New Orleans, Master Sergeant Hauser planned and oversaw the band's concert tour in support of the Centennial of the Marine Forces Reserve. The tour spanned numerous cities to include New York, Boston, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. In 2017 he started serving as the Enlisted Bandleader / Staff Non-commissioned Officer in Charge of the unit, he also attended the Advanced Course in 2018, and the Basic Recruiter Course in 2019.
In March of 2019 Master Sergeant Hauser was assigned to the 4th Marine Corps District for assignment as the Musical Technician Assistant where he auditioned and oversaw every musician applicant and accession for 9 states. He also provided presentations and master classes in high schools and colleges throughout the district. Master Sergeant Hauser was promoted to the Rank of Master Sergeant in January of 2021.
In March of 2022, Master Sergeant Hauser assumed his current role as the Enlisted Bandleader / Staff Non-commissioned Officer In Charge of the Marine Forces Reserve Band in New Orleans, LA.
Master Sergeant Hauser's awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (gold star in lieu of fourth award), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and several Letters of Appreciation, Meritorious Masts, and Certificates of Commendation.