Dominic was a member of the US Army for eight years. He served an Infantryman and Special Forces soldier. He is a graduate of the Special Forces Q course (18D), he specialized in emergency medicine. Nic was present in some of the heaviest fighting in Iraq and his unit was one of the highest decorated units in that conflict. He further participated in numerous direct action raids as a member of Special Forces. He holds numerous advanced medical ratings and specialized treatment certifications. He further completed the combat diver course and numerous courses during his tenure with the US Army. He possesses extensive real world combat experience treating wounded. He has multiple and numerous combat deployments in support of GWOT to Afghanistan, Iraq and other regions of the globe. He has earned numerous combat awards, Combat Infantryman badge and many others.