Rewatch the 2020 virtual Service to America Medals program

Relive the celebration of our 2020 honorees, including Dr. Anthony Fauci and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. See the special appearances from Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Katie Couric, Bono, Sloane Stephens, Bryan Cranston, Kristen Bell, Matthew McConaughey, Stephen Colbert and more.

About the Sammies

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

Program overview and history

2020 Digital Toolkit

Download computer backgrounds, social media graphics, children’s activities and more.

See the toolkit

Presidential Letter

President Trump congratulated our 2020 finalists and honorees.


Watch Dr. Fauci receive the Federal Employee of the Year award from the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents

Rewatch the 2020 Sammies Finalist Event

Axios and the Partnership teamed up with CNN’s Anderson Cooper and bestselling author Michael Lewis to bring you a glimpse of the work by the 2020 finalists.

Check out our 2019 feature on “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” on TBS captured the incredible accomplishments of federal employees with waggish good humor Wednesday night, highlighting honorees who attended the 2019 Service to America Medals Awards gala October 16.  

Premier and National Sponsors

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

Mrs. Ronnie F. Heyman and Family

Bloomberg Philanthropies


David Marchick

Jennifer and David Millstone

Indra and Raj Nooyi

Standard Industries

Patricia A. and George W. Wellde, Jr.

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Media Partners

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