|Rank||Staff Sergeant U.S. Air Force|
|Date of Death||April 10 1951|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Staff Sergeant Trakberger was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Staff Sergeant Trakberger was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 343rd Bomber Squadron, 98th Bomber Wing. On April 10, 1951, while on a night intruder mission against Sinanju and Kunu-ri, North Korea, two of the aircraft's engines stopped and the plane crash landed at Taegu Air Base, South Korea. His remains were recovered.