Discover our Sammies #StoriesOfService

“I’ve had the privilege and pleasure of working for my heroes—the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard. You’re my heroes, you guys in the blue suits who go out and do the hard work. I get to play in my funny little lab.”

Arthur Allen
United States Coast Guard

“Public service was just an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. It gave me the opportunity to learn about the federal role in healthcare and how we actually can support our entire country. So I took the risk, came to DC from New York and haven’t turned back.”

Kristen Finne
Department of Health and Human Services

“We are now following nearly 800 families with 400 patients who have this disease and it’s not nearly as rare as we thought. But it was these patients that really made the difference and without them, we would have never been able to make this progress.”

Dr. Marston Linehan
National Institutes of Health

” I think I ended up where I am because I was interested in proving aviation safety, protecting the ‘flying public’—that’s really kind of the euphemism for when we’re saying aviation safety. We’re protecting people’s lives .”

Emily Banuelos
Federal Aviation Administration