Sergeant First Class Darlene Terminel
Public Health Activity-Japan First Sergeant (acting)
Sergeant First Class Terminel is currently the First Sergeant (acting) for Public Health Activity-Japan, a forward-based Battalion that delivers Veterinary Service Support to 56 US Forces Japan (USFJ) DoD installations and the U.S. 7th Fleet.
Born in South Lake Tahoe, CA, SFC Terminel enlisted in the United States Army on 29 July 2003. Her civilian education includes an Associate Degree in General Studies from Cochise Community College, Cochise, AZ.
SFC Terminel’s previous assignments include: Drill Sergeant, 5-15 CAV, C-Troop, Fort Benning, GA; Veterinary Treatment Facility NCOIC, Public Health Command District-Hood, Fort Irwin, CA; Veterinary Treatment Facility NCOIC Mid-Atlantic District Veterinary Command, Langley-Eustis, VA; Animal Care NCO, Rocky Mountain District Veterinary Command, Fort Huachuca, AZ; Animal Care Specialist, Northern California District Veterinary Command, Beale AFB, CA; Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist, 64th Medical Detachment, Stuttgart, Germany.
Her military education includes the Senior Leader Course, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Foundation Course, United States Army Drill Sergeant Academy, Master Resiliency Trainer Course, Advanced Leader Course, Equal Opportunity Leader Course, Warrior Leader Course.
SFC Terminel’s awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal (4 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (6 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (5th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (Star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 3), NATO Medal.