Secretary Evans welcomes NTIA's Fred Matos back from Baghdad with Gold Medal Award
On Tuesday April 13th Secretary Evans presented Frederick Matos of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration with the Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Achievement for Fred's work to help establish telecommunications in Iraq. Over the course of nine months in Baghdad, Fred helped to establish a central telecom authority and also to assign frequencies to local law enforcement groups. The Secretary thanked Fred for "expanding freedom around the world" and welcomed him back home.

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NTIA Employees Secretary Evans with Fred Matos, family, AS Gallagher
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
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