LTC Mary I. Rivera
Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Mary I. Rivera is a native of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. She enlisted in the Army in September 1996 as a Private First Class, completing both Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., as a Technical Engineer Specialist. After serving nearly three years with the 14th Combat Engineer Battalion, Ft. Lewis, Wa., she was accepted to the Green to Gold Commissioning Program in July 1999 and received a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps through the University of Puerto Rico's Reserve Officer Training Corps Program.
Her previous assignments as a Medical Service Corps Officer include Treatment Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 581st Area Support Medical Company, Ft. Hood, TX; Battalion Logistical Officer (S-4), Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 61st Area Support Medical Battalion, Ft. Hood, TX; Commander, 566th Area Support Medical Company; Small Group Instructor, Basic Officer Leader Course, AMEDD Center & School, Ft. Sam Houston, TX; Current Operations Medical Planner, Surgeon Cell, III Corps, Ft. Hood, TX; Operations Officer and Executive Officer, 21st Combat Support Hospital, Ft. Hood, TX.
LTC Rivera has deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I, Operation Iraqi Freedom 04-06, and Operation Inherent Resolve, and to Kuwait in Support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
In addition to BCT and AIT, LTC Rivera’s military education includes both the AMEDD Officer Basic and Advanced Courses. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology from the University of Puerto Rico, where she was a Distinguished Honor Graduate. She also participated in the Long Term Health Education and Training program, earning a Master’s Degree in Public Service and Administration with two additional graduate certificates in Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
LTC Rivera's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5th award), Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award), Army Achievement Medal (7th award), National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal (3rd award), Operation Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal (2nd award), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (2nd Award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Army Service Ribbon. Her unit awards include the Meritorious Unit Citation. LTC Rivera is the recipient of the Army Medical Department Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3).
Command Sergeant Major
CSM Priscilla L. Davis
CSM Priscilla L. Davis is a native of Moncks Corner, South Carolina and she enlisted in the United States Army in July 1998 as an Ear Nose and Throat Specialist. CSM Davis graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Dix, New Jersey and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas as a 91U Ear Nose and Throat Specialist. She later reclassified and completed AIT as a 35B Intelligence Analysis. CSM Davis was selected for recruiting duty and then converted and retained the MOS 79R.
CSM Davis’s duty positions have included S3 Senior Operations NCO, 3rd Medical Recruiting Battalion, Fort Knox, KY, First Sergeant, Atlanta Medical Recruiting, Morrow, GA, First Sergeant, Savannah Recruiting Company, Savannah, GA, Center Commander, Beaufort, South Carolina, Charleston Recruiting Company, Company Operations Trainer, Liberty Recruiting Company, Liberty, MO. Center Commander, Carbondale Recruiting Center Carbondale, IL, Cape Gardeau, Recruiting Company, Cape Gardeau, MO, Senior Intelligence Analysis, 3rd Army, Fort McPherson, GA, Senior Intelligence Analysis, 19th Theater Support Command, Camp Henry, Korea, Ear Nose and Throat Clinic NCOIC, Winn Army Community Hospital, Fort Stewart, GA, Ear Nose and Throat Specialist, Stuttgart, Germany.
CSM Davis’s stateside tours have included Fort Stewart, Georgia, Fort McPherson, Georgia, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Fort Knox KY. She served two overseas tours one in Korea and the other in Germany. She has deployed to Kuwait in support of various combat and stabilization operations.
CSM Davis has attended all levels of professional military education (PME) and is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeant’s Major Academy Class 67. CSM Davis has completed the Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course, Master Resilience Trainer Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, Guidance Counselor Operations Course, Center Commander Course and the Army Recruiting Course. Her civilian education includes an Associate Degree and a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Grantham, University.
CSM Davis’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal 6th Award, the Army Commendation Medal (4th oak leaf cluster), the Army Achievement Medal (1 silver oak leaf cluster and 3 oak leaf clusters), Joint Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal (6th award), the National Defense Service Medal, the Korea Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (3rd award), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd award), Marksmanship Badge (Sharpshooter - Pistol), and the Superior Unit Citation.