Staff Sergeant Caroline Domenech, National Guard

2016 U.S. Missile Defender of the Year

SSG Caroline Domenech currently serves in HHB (Air Defense Artillery), 49th Missile Defense Battalion; Fort Greely, AK. She has held a variety of leadership positions, including Military Police Team Leader, Company Liaison with the DA Police Department, and Company Training Noncommissioned Officer (NCO).

SSG Domenech’s awards include the Army Achievement Medal (4th Award), Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Puerto Rico National Guard Commendation Medal, Puerto Rico National Guard English Proficiency Ribbon with Arabic numeral 2, Army Basic Space Badge, German Army Proficiency Badge for Military Proficiency in Gold, German Marksmanship Badge (Schützenschnur) in Gold (2nd Award), and the Alaska Governor’s Distinguished Unit Citation.

SSG Domenech’s military education includes Human Intelligence Collector Course, Basic Military Police Qualification Course, Warrior Leaders Course, Vindicator Command and Control Operator Course, Ground Surveillance Radar Operator Course, Army Space Cadre Basic Course, USAR ATRRS Operator Course, Unit Training NCO Course, Unit Readiness NCO Course, Defense Travel System Admin Course, Ground Based Midcourse Defense Fire Control Qualification Course (GQC), Ground Based Midcourse Defense Training Management Course, Air and Missile Defense Crewmember Course, and the Command Launch Equipment Qualification Course (CLEQC).


Defenders of the Year