Congratulations to the 2022 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® Finalists

This year’s finalists have made our country better, safer and stronger.

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People’s Choice Award

Congratulations to 2022 winner, Josh Josa from USAID.

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Learn more about the Sammies honorees by reading their profiles.


Public servants get the Netflix treatment

“The G Word with Adam Conover,” a newly released docuseries from Netflix and Higher Ground Productions, explores our government’s triumphs, failures and how we might be able to change it, as well as the role that public servants play in making our country safer and stronger.

Rewatch the 2021 Event

Relive the celebration of our 2021 honorees featuring Samantha Bee, Peyton Elizabeth Lee, Mark Cuban, Amy Schumer, Rose Byrne, Oscar Nunez, Kal Penn and Olympic Gold Medalist Meghan Duggan.

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.  

Premier and National Sponsors

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

Mrs. Ronnie F. Heyman and Family

Jennifer and David Millstone

Patricia A. and George W. Wellde Jr.

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