Trent was born in Garth Chyenka. His father worked on the of the city, but when the occurred in the city, his father grew worried and the family moved to the of , believing it to be safer from Insurrectionist attack. However, the attacked the planet in , and it was then that Trent witnessed a squadron of defeating several Covenant ground forces, which otherwise would have destroyed the city his family lived in. After this, he and his family were evacuated, and returned to Tribute. This event was the reason for him joining the UNSC Air Force in later life., on the planet of . He had an older sister, Eva, who later became an and participated in the , alongside
UNSC Air ForceEdit
After the events of the, Trent enrolled in the UNSC Air Force Training Academy in early , finishing more quickly than most by . His first field command was a , which was responsible for deploying Marine forces to the surface of during the . He also helped evacuate military personnel and civilians from the planet. Following this, he fought in numerous battles of the .
Battle of CrystalEdit
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During the Battle of Crystal in , Trent piloted a Pelican evacuating the stationed above the planet. However, it was damaged by fire from a and made a crash landing in a jungle. All but the copilot survived the crash. Lighting a flare, they attracted a group of Marines including Brian Hartley and Jameson Locke. He was later evacuated with the rest of the ODSTs by Pelican.
Once the reason for the Covenant's attack of Crystal, a Casket, became known, the UNSC identified the excavation site. Trent was then responsible for piloting a Pelican dropship to the surface, to attack the site and disable the Covenant AA batteries there, to allow Locke through with his . When his Pelican landed, the Marines engaged the Covenant forces from the front and allowed the frigate to deploy ODSTs via and outflank the Covenant. After this, the AA batteries were destroyed and Locke's prowler landed.artefact known as a
However, when he was returning to the Pelican, he was shot in the neck by a round from a, and was taken to the frigate's medical bay.