Lieutenant Colonel Rafael ‘Rafa’ E. Linera Rivera, Ph. D. has served several assignments both domestically and abroad, including South Korea, Iraq, Mexico, Ecuador, and Afghanistan. He is serving as the USASOC G39, Cyberspace Electromagnetic Activities & Influence Operations Chief. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Psychology from the Fielding Graduate University Media Psychology Program, a M.A. in Finance from Webster University, and a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Puerto Rico.