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Isabelo Rivera
Isabelo Rivera Negrón.jpg
Born Las Piedras, Puerto Rico
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch Seal of the United States Army National Guard.svg Army National Guard
Years of service1976-present
Rank US-O7 insignia.svg
Brigadier general
Commands held Adjutant General of the Puerto Rico National Guard

Isabelo Rivera Negrón is the 21st Puerto Rico Adjutant General, and the commanding officer of the Puerto Rico National Guard.

Early years and education

BG Isabelo Rivera was born in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico. Has a BA in economics from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, MBA in Management from the Metropolitan University of Puerto Rico and a juris doctor from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law. Also attended the Inter-American Defense College at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Resident Senior Service College Dual Status Commanders Course (NORTHCOM) and the Joint Task Force Commanders Course.

National Guard career

Commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant thru the ROTC program on June 7th 1976 in the Puerto Rico National Guard. His first assignment was as an Assistant Finance Officer, Alpha Company, 192d Support Battalion, Puerto Rico Army National Guard in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) American Association of Military Comptrollers. Was appointed Adjutant General for the Puerto Rico National Guard on January 17, 2017, by Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló.

  • Jan 17 - Present The Adjutant General, Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Nov 14 - Jan 17 Commander, Land Component Command, Puerto Rico
  • Jun 13 - Nov 14 Assistant Adjutant General, Joint Forces Headquarters, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Apr 08 - Jun 13 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 Forces Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 05 - Jan 07 Deputy Chief of Staff of Logistic, Joint Forces Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 02 - Jul 05 Director Fiscal and Property, Joint Forces Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 01 - Sep 02 Chief, Post Mobilization State, Joint Forces Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 01 - Sep 01 Comptroller, Joint Forces 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 Forces Headquarters, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Jun 97 - Oct 98 Battalion Commander, 292d Corps 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, Headquarters State Area Command, 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 Forces 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 Forces 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
  • Dec 77 - Nov 77 Assistant Finance Officer, Alpha Company, 192d Support Battalion, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 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, Alpha Company, 192d Support Battalion, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Military awards and decorations

Defense Superior Service Medal
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Width-44 crimson ribbon with two width-8 white stripes at distance 4 from the edges.
Meritorious Service Medal with bronze (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster)
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Silver oak leaf cluster
Silver oak leaf cluster
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (with 2 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters)
Bronze star
National Defense Service Medal (with one bronze service star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
M device.png Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Gold Hourglass and "M" Device)
Army Service Ribbon

Effective dates of promotions

Insignia Rank Date
US-O7 insignia.svg Brigadier General July 31, 2014
US-O6 insignia.svg Colonel October 18, 2001
US-O5 insignia.svg Lieutenant Colonel January 27, 1995
US-O4 insignia.svg Major February 14, 1990
US-O3 insignia.svg Captain September 28, 1983
US-O2 insignia.svg First Lieutenant June 6, 1979
US-O1 insignia.svg Second Lieutenant June 7, 1976

See also

References

http://www.nationalguard.mil/portals/31/Features/ngbgomo/bio/2/2115.html

External links

Media related to Isabelo Rivera at Wikimedia Commons