Lt. Col. Luis R. Rivera, U.S. Army, joined the Strategy and Policy Department in 2021. Lt. Col. Rivera has commanded at the company and battalion level. His combat and operational deployments include Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Poland and Germany. He is a graduate of the Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez (B.S. in Biology) and the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (M.S. in Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management). His professional military education includes the Combined Logistics Captain’s Career Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the Command and General Staff School for Command Preparation – Battalion Pre-Command Course.