Spec. Alexis Rivera, right, kisses his three years old daughter, as his wife Francis Andino observes. The couple also have a six month old baby. "I am very enthusiastic. Finally I will have the opportunity to go to Afghanistan. I see this mobilization as an important step in my career progression. I am very well prepared, mentally and emotionally," said Rivera, who is mobilized for the first time in his 5 years of service in the Army Reserve-Puerto Rico.