SFC Trujillo began his career as a Light Infantryman in 2007 at 10th Mountain Division, ACO, 2-14INF. He deployed with the unit to support Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Sauder City, Iraq from 20091015-20100801 as Team Leader. He re-enlisted on deployment, once he returned back from deployment, he moved to Fort Hood, Tx and joined the 2-38 CAV, Long Range Surveillance unit and deployed to Afghanistan in 20110628-20120528, He then moved to Fort Campbell, KY, ACO, 1-502INF and deployed with the unit as a Squad Leader and returned to Afghanistan in 20140121-20141023. He then had Orders to become a Drill Sergeant in Fort Leonard Wood, MO form 20150826-20180826 where towards the end of his trail time he was picked up for Sergeant First Class and walked on to Airborne School in Fort Benning, GA. Once his time was complete as a Drill Sergeant, his next duty assignment was 82nd Airborne Division Fort Bragg, NC. 2-325AIR, where he was a Platoon Sergeant for Charlie and Alpha Company and also the Assistant Operations Sergeant in the S3 and then deployed with the unit to Iraq and Kuwait to support Operation Inherit Freedom from 20200628-20210122. Once his Key Development (KD) was complete, he reported to The University of Southern California (USC) as a ROTC instructor.
SFC Trujillo has been in the army for 14 years and his military awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Award (4), Army Commendation Medal with a “C” device, Army Commendation Medal (x8), the Army Achievement Medal (x7), the Combat Infantry Badge, the Parachutist Badge, Jump master, Air Assault Badge, Rappel Master and the Drill Sergeant Badge. He resides in San Pedro, CA, with his wife of 6 years and 2 children.