National Guard
Brigadier General Isabelo . Rivera
  
The Adjutant General, Puerto Rico
ARNG Staff Element JFHQ
San Juan, PR
Since: January 2017
Official Photo
SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus - BA - Economics
Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico - MBA - Management
Inter American University of Puerto Rico Metropolitan Campus - JD - Law

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Inter-American Defense College, Resident Senior Service College
Interim Guard Senior Leader Training (IGSLT)
AntiTerrorism/Force Protection Level IV (AT/FP LVL IV)
Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)
Joint Task Force Commanders Course (NORTHCOM)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) Spanish

PROMOTIONS DATE OF APPOINTMENT
2LT 7 Jun 76
1LT 6 Jun 79
CPT 28 Sep 83
MAJ 14 Feb 90
LTC 27 Jan 95
COL 18 Oct 01
BG 31 Jul 14

FROM TO ASSIGNMENT
Jan 17 Present The Adjutant General, Puerto Rico, ARNG Staff Element JFHQ, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nov 14 Jan 17 Commander, Land Component Command, ARNG Staff Element JFHQ, Puerto Rico
Apr 14 Nov 14 Assistant Adjutant General, ARNG Staff Element JFHQ, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Apr 08 Mar 14 United States Property and Fiscal for Puerto Rico, US Army Field Element National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia
Jan 07 Mar 08 Chief, Joint Staff, Joint Force Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Jul 05 Jan 07 Deputy Chief of Staff of Logistic, Joint Force Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Oct 02 Jul 05 Director Fiscal and Property, Joint Force Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sep 01 Sep 02 Chief, Post Mobilization State, Joint Force Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Jul 01 Sep 01 Comptroller, Joint Force Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Jul 00 Jun 01 Student, Inter American Defense College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, District of Columbia
Aug 98 Jun 00 Comptroller, Joint Force Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Jun 97 Oct 98 Battalion Commander, 292d Combat Support Battalion, Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Aug 94 May 97 Logistic Division Chief, Headquarters State Area Command, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nov 88 Aug 94 Comptroller, Joint Force Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Jul 88 Nov 88 Student, Finance Officer Advanced Course, Finance School Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana.
Oct 87 Jul 88 Budget Officer, Joint Force Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nov 86 Oct 87 Finance Officer, 192d Support Battalion, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Aug 85 Nov 86 Company Commander, A Company, 192d Support Battalion, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Dec 82 Mar 85 Deputy Finance Officers, Joint Force Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Dec 79 Nov 82 Military Pay Officer, 192d Support Battalion, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Oct 77 Nov 79 Assistant Finance Officer, A Company, 192d Support Battalion, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Jun 77 Sep 77 Finance Officer Basic Course, United State of America Institute of Administration, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana
Jul 76 Jun 77 Assistant Finance Officer, A Company, 192d Support Battalion, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Defense Superior Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 1 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (with 2 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hour Glass and "M" device)
Army Service Ribbon

CIVILIAN OCCUPATION
Lawyer, sole practice, provide advice on legal issues in the fields of administrative law, contracts, torts and civil law litigations. Public Notary, issuance of affidavits, legal documents and deeds. Office located in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
Attorney and Public Notary, licensed by the Puerto Rico Supreme Court
Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) American Association of Military Comptrollers
FINRA Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
National Guard Association of United States
National Guard Association of Puerto Rico

 

 

As of: 21 May 18

 

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