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News | May 6, 2015

Distribution’s Sylve promoted to captain

By DLA Distribution Public Affairs DLA Distribution Public Affairs

Army 1st Lt. Domonick Sylve, aide-de-camp to the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution commander, pinned on the rank of captain in a ceremony on May 1.

DLA Distribution commander Army Brig. Gen. Richard Dix was on-hand to assist in pinning Sylve’s new rank, along with Sylve’s wife Lesa.

Sylve was born in Long Beach, Calif.  He entered active duty in July 2006 at the United States Military Academy Preparatory School, Ft. Monmouth, N.J.  He was commissioned in the Quartermaster Corps after graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management.      

His military schooling includes the Quartermaster Officer Basic Leadership Course, U.S. Army Airborne School, and U.S. Army Air Assault School. He holds two Master of Art degrees from Webster University in Management & Leadership and Human Resource Management.

His first assignment was as an assistant operations officer in the 703rd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, at Fort Stewart, Ga.  He later served as the fuel and water platoon leader in Alpha Company (Distribution), 703rd Brigade Support Battalion.  He deployed as the forward logistics element platoon leader in support of Operation Enduring Freedom XIII-XIV in 2013.  He later served as the company executive officer.

Sylve’s military awards include the Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal (with one oak leaf cluster), Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, NATO Medal, and Honorable Order of Saint Martin.  He is also authorized to wear the Combat Action, Parachutist, Air Assault, and the German Proficiency (Gold) Badges.