BG Perez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico (BS, Business Administration, magna cum laude) as a Distinguished ROTC Cadet. He also holds an MS (Administration Science) from Central Michigan University. He graduated from the Airborne School, the Quartermaster Officer Basic Course, Inter-American Defense College (Fort McNair), and the Joint Task Force Commander Course (Northern Command). He previously served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, PRARNG. His last duty assignment was Director, Joint Staff (Joint Force HQ, PRARNG) and Contingency Commander (PRARNG). Prior MOWW positions held include Commander, Puerto Rico Chapter, and VCINC.