John Trimble

U.S. Army


John Trimble is a U.S. Army Strategist and former Special Forces Officer with multiple deployments to Southwest Asia and South America in support of counter-terror and counter-drug operations. John served as a staff officer and Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha Commander in 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and as an Infantry Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer in the 1st Infantry Division. He is currently a student at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C. where he is pursuing a M.A. in International Economics and Strategic Studies. (This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Alumni Network.)

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