Sgt. 1st Class Nitza M. Rivera

Sgt. 1st Class Nitza M. Rivera
Sgt. 1st Class Nitza M. Rivera


Region 5 Career Counselor of the Year

Sgt. 1st Class Nitza M. Rivera is an Army Reserve Career Counselor assigned to Region 5 in Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico. Prior to her assignment in Puerto Rico Sgt. 1st Class Rivera was assigned to the 77th Regional Readiness Command in Fort Totten, NY and assigned to Fort Tilden, NY and Fort Wadsworth, NY

She entered active duty in 1992 as a Dental Specialist with assignments in Schweinfurt, Germany, West Point Academy and Fort Drum, NY, where she earned the MEDDAC/DENTAC Soldier of the year. Sgt. 1st Class Rivera volunteered for Recruiting Duty and served with the Baltimore Recruiting Battalion where she earned the Gold Recruiter Badge.

Sgt. 1st Class Rivera has completed the Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course, Advanced Noncommissioned Officer Course, Army Reserve Retention Course, Army and Army Reserve Recruiting Course, Dental Specialist Course, Preventive Dentistry Course, Equal Employment Opportunity Advisor Course and Unit Drug and Alcohol Courses.

Her awards include the Army Superior Unit Award, Army Commendation Medal with silver oak leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Good Conduct Medal 4th award, National Defense Medal with Bronze Star, Global War on Terror Medal, Army Recruiter Gold Badge and the Career Counselor Badge.

Sgt. 1st Class Rivera has completed an Associates Degree in Applied Management with Central Texas College. She will attend Columbian Southern University to complete her Bachelor’s in Business Management.

 

 

“I’m competing in honor of SGT Stephanie Torres and SPC Jessenia Guzman, my cousins, who are on their way to deployments to Afghanistan and Irak, respectively.”

21 Responses to “Sgt. 1st Class Nitza M. Rivera”

  1. Clifford S. Says:

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  2. SFC TORRES Says:

    SFC Rivera, great job on the board. Sorry I did not get the chance in wishing you good luck on your board do to my PCS to Korea as a RCCC, anyway you are already a winner to me! Be safe and take care of yor self.

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  4. SGT Stephanie Torres Says:

    Awww… that’s my cousin!!! I’m so proud of you!!! love u tons!! XOXOX

  5. MSG Deborah washington Says:

    Region 5 is very proud of your efforts!
    I understand that you did very well, next year we will bring it home.

  6. SFC NUÑEZ, PAUL Says:

    GREAT JOB ON TAKING THIS CHALLENGE. NOT MANY HAS WHAT IT TAKES.

  7. Nitza Says:

    Thanks to all for the well wishes… I hope to make you all proud tomorrow… God willing…

  8. SPC GUZMAN, JESSENIA Says:

    WOW PRIMI Q CARRERA, ESTOY SUPER ORGULLOSA DE TI, Y PARA MI ERES LA MEJOR, CUANDO VI LA FOTO ME ACORDE DE LOS TIEMPOS EN CUANDO YO ERA NENA Q YO TENIA TU FOTO EN MI CUARTO CON L UNIFORME, ME ACUERDO Q SIEMPRE DECIA Q QUERIA SER COMO TU, ESPERO PODER LOGRAR MUCHO COMO LO HAS HECHO TU, BESOS Y I LUB U MUCHOOOOO…SUERTE PRIMI..

    • Nitza Says:

      Te lobiu too Primi.. and I’ll be here praying for your safe return… I’m very proud of you… and I know that you will do great things… I’m glad to be your role model… te quiero mucho loquita…

  9. SFC Gonzalez, Johnny Says:

    We are proud of you. let them know what your’re made of. Good luck Career Counselor of the year 2009.

  10. SSG Astrid N. Lopez Says:

    Lots of Success, and Good Luck from Area 6. PR leads the way!!

  11. SSG Astrid N. Lopez Says:

    SFC Rivera: We are already proud of you and your achievements. You also have what it takes to win this competition as a Soldier, NCO and Career Counselor. Show them what you are made of as a female puertorrican soldier. Lots of Success and God Bless You.

  12. SFC Jose L. Rodriguez Says:

    SFC Rivera

    Let every body in the command know what Region 5 have to offer to this great ARMY. You have what it takes to make it happened represent and bring it home. Las pleneras estan amolas para la celebracion.

  13. SFC Bodie Says:

    Nuff Respect to you SFC Rivera. I wish you all the best! Represent Big Sarge!!! God’s Speed!

  14. MSG Santiago ( Snake) Says:

    SFC Rivera,
    The Snake Pit is vey proud of You, May the power of the deadly venoms blessed you, Me te mano and make it Happen!

  15. SFC Almodovar Says:

    SFC Rivera, you are already a winner to me! Do your best as always and come back #1!

  16. SFC Sostre Says:

    SFC Rivera,

    Be positive and trust yourself, you have what it takes to win this competition. Make Region 5 proud and bring that trophy home !!!

    Good Luck !!!

  17. SFC Santos G. Says:

    Remember that you are already a winner since you have the courage and respect that an NCO needs. Go for it, I wish you the best!

  18. SFC DeGrasse Says:

    Thank you for representing Region 5. We are with you all the way… you are a WINNER!!!!!

  19. MSG Santiago M. Says:

    SFC Rivera,

    Stay calm! You have what it takes to win this competition.


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