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Louis L. Bono is the Chargé d’Affaires to the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See. He previously served on the National Security Council and as an advisor to the Deputy Secretary of State and to the Under Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs. Mr. Bono has received several State Department awards, including two for heroism and the Secretary’s Expeditionary Service Award. He earned an M.S. from the National Defense University, a J.D. from Pace University School of Law, and a B.A. from Manhattanville College. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he was an assistant attorney general in New York and served in the Army. He is currently a member of the Army Reserves and serves as an instructor at West Point, where he teaches international economics and international relations.