Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals

The Partnership for Public Service proudly celebrates the important achievements of our nation’s outstanding federal workforce.

Announcing the 2019 Service to America Medals Finalists
From pathbreaking scientists to tenacious human rights advocates, meet the outstanding federal employees who are addressing the country’s greatest challenges.

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About the Sammies

Learn about the history and founders of the Service to America Medals.

Program Overview and History

Meet the 2019 Finalists

26 individuals and teams who have advanced our nation’s health, safety and prosperity.


See the Winners

Read the stories of the country’s most inspiring federal workers over the last 16 years.


Highlights from #Sammies2018

2018 Service to America Medal Winners

2018 Service to America Medal Finalists

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2018 Premier and National Sponsors

With special appreciation for the sponsors whose support makes the program possible:

Mrs. Ronnie F. Heyman and Family

Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert

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