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VICTOR ROY RIVErA

Victor Roy Rivera-Collazo is from Naguabo, Puerto Rico. He entered the US Army in Oct. 1977 and served until his retirement in Aug 2010.

He served three tours in Germany, two tours at Fort Ord, CA, Fort Sam Houston, TX, Fort Stewart, GA, Fort Indiantown Gap, PA, Fort Drum, NY, and Fort Monroe, VA. He was deployed to Kuwait, Kosovo, and Afghanistan.

Mr. Rivera-Collazo coaches college baseball at SUNY Canton since 2011. Since retirement He has served as the Syracuse Chiefs Latino chaplain (affiliation of Washington Nationals and the METS).

Mr. Rivera-Collazo, in 2018 was inducted in the Puerto Rico Veteran’s Hall of Fame and completed a Bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison and a Doctorate from Christian Missionary Bible College and Seminary.

Inducted into the Ancient Order of St. Barbara, Awarded the title of Honorary Command Sergeant Major for 3-6 Field Artillery, Fort Drum, NY in 2015. Selected the Coach of the Year for the US Army in 2009. Recipient of over 30 military awards. Received a proclomation from the US Congress regarding outstanding military service in 2018.

Victor Roy rivera

Victor Military Picture

Victor Roy Rivera-Collazo is from Naguabo, Puerto Rico. He entered the US Army in Oct. 1977 and served until his retirement in Aug 2010.

He served three tours in Germany, two tours at Fort Ord, CA, Fort Sam Houston, TX, Fort Stewart, GA, Fort Indiantown Gap, PA, Fort Drum, NY, and Fort Monroe, VA. He was deployed to Kuwait, Kosovo, and Afghanistan.

Mr. Rivera-Collazo coaches college baseball at SUNY Canton since 2011. Since retirement He has served as the Syracuse Chiefs Latino chaplain (affiliation of Washington Nationals and the METS).

Mr. Rivera-Collazo, in 2018 was inducted in the Puerto Rico Veteran’s Hall of Fame and completed a Bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison and a Doctorate from Christian Missionary Bible College and Seminary.

Inducted into the Ancient Order of St. Barbara, Awarded the title of Honorary Command Sergeant Major for 3-6 Field Artillery, Fort Drum, NY in 2015. Selected the Coach of the Year for the US Army in 2009. Recipient of over 30 military awards. Received a proclomation from the US Congress regarding outstanding military service in 2018.