From left, Vice President Mike Pence, J3 Future Operations Chief Major Kyle Trottier and Sergeant Major Delarosa, J3 Operations. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos High School Graduate Major Kyle Trottier together with his planning team successfully completed arrangements for the recent surprise Christmas visit by Vice President Mike Pence to Afghanistan.
Trottier is the J3 Future Operations Chief for the 3rd Infantry Division stationed in Afghanistan. He and his team also arranged recent visits with the troops by the Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy, Chief of Staff of the Army, Sergeant Major of the Army, Commandant of the Marine Corps, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his Sergeant Major, Archbishop of the Military Services and multiple congressional delegations as well as a USO tour.
Trottier is stationed at Ft. Stewart, Ga., where his wife and children live. This is his fourth deployment to the middle east representing five years of his service time.
Trottier is the son of Andre and Cherie Trottier of Los Alamos.