Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals

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

Congratulations to Our 2019 People’s Choice Award Winner

Robert Cabana and the Kennedy Space Center Senior Management Team

This team transformed the historic Kennedy Space Center into a globally distinguished, multiuser launch site for government and commercial space exploration, helping preserve our country’s leadership in this important field.

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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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2019 Premier and National Sponsors

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

Mrs. Ronnie F. Heyman and Family

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