The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® is the preeminent awards program for career federal employees.Visit servicetoamericamedals.org
The awards seek to increase public awareness of government’s important work, inspire young people to consider careers in public service, and improve recognition and morale within federal agencies by lifting up examples of extraordinary leadership.
More than 660 federal employees honored since 2001.
Recognized employees working in more than 220 agencies, subcomponents and offices since 2001.
Featured remarks from Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Joe Biden, along with dozens of notable celebrities and senior government leaders.
Television specials aired on Bloomberg TV in 2020 and 2021.
Twitter trending topic in Washington, D.C., during 2020 and 2021 announcements.
More than 10 million media impressions in 2020 and 2021.
Nearly 200,000 viewers of our virtual Sammies program in 2020 and 2021 combined.