Aug 3 2012 | 9:30 AM

Lucas Mohr and Matthew Pizzo have both been deployed to Iraq during their careers in the U.S. Military.

Lucas H. Mohr—Lucas served five years as an active-duty Supply Sergeant in the U.S. Army and one year in the U.S. Army Reserves as a Civil Affairs Sergeant. He is currently pursuing an MBA at Columbia Business School with a concentration in finance. This summer, he is with NYSE Global Listings. Read more of Lucas' story here.

Matthew Pizzo - In the U.S. Air Force, Matt specialized in Network Security, serving as a Communications-IT Technician. He is currently a volunteer with Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and the National...

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Jul 27 2012 | 1:07 PM

“The NYSE VAP has reinforced my decision to go into accounting and financial services,” Aguilar said. “I’ve realized there are many opportunities available within the industry—it all depends on how you decide to apply your skills.”

In an article for Fordham University’s ‘Fordham Notes’ news blog, veterans Jayson Browder and Manuel Aguilar describe how the VAP has provided them specialized training and preparation for private sector employment. Browder and Aguilar, both seniors at Fordham, focus specifically on the educational components of the program and the academic and professional benefits it provides.

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Jul 20 2012 | 7:41 AM

Mario Bonifacio enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Counterintelligence Agent before being commissioned as a Field Artillery officer, deploying to Iraq from 2005-2006. He is currently studying International Finance and Economic Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is with NYSE Media Relations for the summer and will be writing several blogs from NYSE Veterans' perspective.

On July 5, I had the distinct honor of standing alongside 14 of my fellow veterans as we rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange as inaugural participants in NYSE Euronext's Veteran Associate Program.

Eugene Oliva was standing at the podium with me, and we spoke about our military experiences and the opportunities the NYSE presented to us.

Eugene’s fondest memory of service is completing the Crucible – the last thing every U.S. Marine...

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Jul 19 2012 | 1:49 PM

Mario Bonifacio enlisted in the U.S. Army as a Counterintelligence Agent before being commissioned as a Field Artillery officer, deploying to Iraq from 2005-2006. He is currently studying International Finance and Economic Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is with NYSE Media Relations for the summer and will be writing several blogs from NYSE Veterans' perspective

I couldn't help but try to put myself in Marshall Carter's shoes when I read his interview with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.

After all, this nation's veterans share a bond forged through 200 years of service and sacrifice, forming an unbroken line of fighting men and women that connects the troops who patrolled the rice paddies of Da Nang with the Multi-National units that watched...

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