CAPT Robert Rivera

CAPT Robert Rivera

Dates of Service: Mar 1981 - Apr 2011
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  • ENS Jul 81
  • LTJG Jul 83
  • LT Jul 85
  • LCDR Jul 90
  • CDR Jul 95
  • CAPT Jul 01
Commissioning Source:  OCS, Jul 1981

Recent Activity  -


3 Reserve Unit Commands. Currently a System Engineer at Scitor Corporation, working acquisition support activities in the Intelligence Community. I'd love to re-engage management responsibilities.

Military Experiences

Dec 2008 - Mar 2011
Commanding Officer
In addition to duties as the CO, I was the senior officer that coordinated not only my reserve unit, and two subordinate reserve units. Managed a highly specialized group of Space Systems Officers and Enlisted to assist NETWARCOM's space systems advocacy role within the US Navy.
Dec 2006 - Nov 2008
Domain Director, Space & Network Warfare
Domain Director responsible for 20+ Space and Network Navy Reserve units that drilled in various locations across the United States. Reported to the Reserve Information Warfare Flag Officer, commanding the Naval Net-Centric Warfare Group.
Dec 2004 - Nov 2006
Commanding Officer
In addition to duties as the CO, acted as the primary reserve liaison to this 3 star active duty command. Interacted with the NETWARCOM flag deck and Division Directors to insure smooth active/reserve integration. Responsible for the supervision of personnel that spanned Space Systems Additional Qualification Designation, Surface Warfare, Submarine Warfare, Aviators, Judge Advocate General Officers, Electronic Warfare Technicians, Cryptologic Technicians and Legalman.
Oct 2003 - Nov 2004
Staff Officer
Non-Command Captain's billet supporting the NAVSEA Judge Advocate as part of a team conducting Baldridge Excellence Inspections of NAVSEA shipyard facilities.


(1 year, 11 months)
Jun 1984 - Dec 1984
Qualified OOD and SWO. Months spent on station off the coast of Lebanon at "Bagel Station" post the Kobar Towers incident.
May 1983 - Sep 1983
North Atlantic
Deck and Combat watch officer
Jun 1982 - Dec 1982
Missile Officer, Deck and Combat watch officer. Working OOD & Surface Warfare qualifications.
Jul 1981 - Oct 1981
Deck and CIC Officer U/I. Prospective Missile Officer of USS Biddle (CG34). Aboard during the shootdown of the Libyan MIGs in the Gulf of Sidra

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees