CPT Trevor D. Alexander was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and grew up in Indiana. He accepted a Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship and attended Indiana University from 2003 to 2007. He commissioned as an Air Defense Artillery Officer in May 2007.

Upon completion of the Air Defense Officer Basic Course, CPT Alexander served as a Headquarters Platoon Leader in D/5-52 ADA, Fort Bliss, TX. CPT Alexander then served as the Fire Control Platoon Leader and deployed with the battery to Bahrain in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from October 2008 to October 2009. CPT Alexander later served as the battery Executive Officer. He then served as a Tactical Director and Fires Direction Section OIC in HHB/5-52 ADA from January 2010 to November 2011. He served as a Brigade Air Defense Artillery Fire Control Officer and Assistant Operations Officer with 11TH ADA BDE from November 2011 to October 2013 before attending the Captain’s Career Course.

CPT Alexander holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Indiana University. His military education includes the Basic Officer Leader Course (II), Air Defense Officer Basic course, Air Defense Artillery Fire Control Officer Course, Captain’s Career Course, and the United States Marine Corps Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course.

His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon.

He has been happily married to his wife Jane since July of 2008.