Sergeants Marcus Moyett Orta and Héctor Montosa Pérez recently completed their remote baccalaureate degree while mobilized in support of Army Reserve operations in Iraq.  “This did give me work, but I did it. I was in Poland last year, and now I am supporting operations in Iraq, but I finally completed my bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras, "said Moyett, a native of Juncos.
According to the military, Who will be working as a Munitions Specialist in Iraq, there are no excuses for not completing university. "They have to keep going, however difficult it may be. We have all had our challenges with a pandemic, tremors and hurricanes, but we must continue. Without a doubt, the discipline I learned in my service in the Reserve has helped me a lot in this process, "said Moyett, who now wants to study law, once he returns from his mobilization.
For his part, Montosa finished his academic degree in Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnic University.
“I never thought it would end. But with the support of my family I was able to do it ”he said proudly. with all our might, nothing and no one stops us. Neither mobilizations around the world, nor hurricanes. On the contrary, these experiences make me a better person, a better leader, "added Montosa, a native of Juana Diaz.
The Army Reserve aggressively promotes the education of its members, since a university degree is very important to be able to promote in the militia, as well as to expand their options out of uniform.
Since 2001, 100% of the soldiers assigned to the Caribbean Geographical Command of the Army Reserve have been mobilized around the world.