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Elias Stamatiades (’15) receives U.S. Navy Civilian Service Commendation Medal

Elias Stamatiades
Elias Stamatiades (’15) with his U.S. Navy Civilian Service Commendation Medal at an IWP alumni event

The Department of the Navy has awarded the Civilian Service Commendation Medal to IWP alumnus Elias Stamatiades, thanks to “the superior performance of his duties while serving as a PWD ROTA Supervisory Contract Specialist from 2015 to 2020.”

During this time, Elias executed 600 contract actions worth $120 million. One of his most significant accomplishments involved the relocation of a helicopter squadron to new hangars. Another involved increasing the responsiveness of ship support services for our forward deployed U.S. Navy destroyer ships homeported at Naval Station Rota, Spain.

Elias received a Certificate of Graduate Study from IWP in 2000 and an M.A. in Statecraft and National Security Affairs in 2015.

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