Secretary of the Army

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  1. murfthesurf

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    President-elect Donald Trump has announced the nomination of Vincent Viola as secretary of the Army. Viola is a retired paratrooper, former chairman of NYMEX, founder of HFT trading powerhouse Virtu Financial and current owner of the NHL’s Florida Panthers team. The Brooklyn-born Viola graduated from West Point in 1977 and served in the 101st Airborne Division. After his active service ended, he worked as a trader at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), where he became chairman in 2001. In 2008, he founded Virtu Financial.

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    A captain of industry!
     
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    Was also in the Reserves through the rank of Major. Two of my classmates work for him now and say he's amazing. He also helped found the Combating Terrorism Center at USMA.
     
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    Excellent choice!!

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