Fallen Agent: CLINTON B. THRASHER
DOB: February 9, 1975
Entered: November 18, 1997
Departed: April 25, 2007
Postion: Air Interdiction Agent
Air Interdiction Agent (AIA) Clinton Brady Thrasher a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine pilot of the McAllen Air Unit in Rio Grande Valley Sector, McAllen, TX was killed when his Cessna 182 crashed while providing air support to Border Patrol agents conducting ground operations Wednesday, April 25, 2007. AIA Thrasher began his federal career when he entered on duty with Class 342 of the Border Patrol Academy. As a Border Patrol Agent he was first assigned to Rio Grande City, Texas, in 1997. He joined CBP Air and Marine in 2003 as a pilot and was stationed at the Caribbean Air Branch in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. He transferred to McAllen in August 2006. AIA Clinton Thrasher is survived by his wife, Rachelle, and two daughters: Addalyn, age 7, and Emily, age 1 and his parents, Charles and Jane Thrasher.