Dominic entered the Army Air Forces on February 1, 1943. He completed training and became a radio operator/gunner on B-26 Marauder medium bombers.
Dominic was shipped over to England and was assigned to the 558th Bomber Squadron, 387th Bomber Group, Medium.
Staff Sergeant Dominic Anthony Gelormo was Killed In Action on June 15, 1944 over the English Channel. His crew was en route from AAF station 162, located at Chipping Ongar, Essex, England, and were on a mission to bomb Villers-Bocage in Normandy, France. The Missing Air Crew report of his B-26B includes the following witness statement: