Trevor Thrasher was born into a military family in 1968. His father, a Vietnam fighter pilot, was temporarily stationed in Bitburg, Germany at the time Trevor was born. The family soon returned to Bellevue, Nebraska where Trevor was raised and attended high school and college before entering into an extensive career in Law Enforcement and Military employment.
A combat veteran U.S. Army Green Beret, 88 Tactical COO Trevor Thrasher has unique and wide-ranging special operations experience. His credentials include law enforcement SWAT, high risk protective work in non-permissive environments, and counter terrorism direct action missions-done both unilaterally and with foreign special forces. Thrasher possesses numerous instructor level certifications in firearms, hand to hand combat and special tactics, and has developed proprietary tactical curriculum for numerous units and agencies. Among his many certifications are Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, Israeli Tactical Shooting Instructor, Concealed Carry Handgun Instructor, SPEAR Instructor, Krav Maga Instructor, Special Forces Hand to Hand Combat Instructor, Take Down and Ground Control Instructor, FAST Defense, Pressure Point Control Tactics, Low Light and Special Team Tactics, Conventional and Explosive Breaching, Israeli Counter-Terrorism Tactical Instructor and many other certifications in the related fields of firearms, combatives and tactics.
Trevor served as primary defensive tactics instructor for the Omaha Police Department, primary tactical instructor/advisor to a foreign commando counter-terror unit, and is responsible for the ground breaking curriculum known as High Threat Systems, and Reality Behavior-Based Conditioning©.
Thrasher maintains his operational experience as a part-time police officer, Operations Sergeant with the 19th Special Forces Group in the Colorado National Guard, and as a contract security specialist for various organizations locally and overseas. Trevor is a devoted advocate of fitness and nutrition, and when he is not working or training, he spends time with the close knit Thrasher family.