2013 Service to America Medal Recipients

  1. The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) pay tribute to America's dedicated federal workforce, highlighting those who have made significant contributions to our country. Honorees are chosen based on their commitment and innovation, as well as the impact of their work on addressing the needs of the nation.

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  2. A deadly strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria spread through the world-renowned National Institutes of Health research hospital in 2011 and 2012, infecting 18 patients and killing seven before Segre and Palmore used the superbug’s own DNA to track and contain the outbreak. Their work created a groundbreaking model for the health care industry.

    Learn more about Palmore, Segre and Team's accomplishments at
    servicetoamericamedals.org/SAM/recipients/profiles/fym13_segre-palmore.shtml

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  3. During the past two decades, Brown has served as a trusted and impartial expert for Congress on financial matters, from investigating hedge fund abuses in the 1990s to examining the laws and policies enacted after the 2008 economic meltdown. She issued recommendations to correct problems, improve program performance and strengthen regulatory oversight of financial institutions.

    Learn more about Brown's accomplishments at
    servicetoamericamedals.org/SAM/recipients/profiles/cam13_brown.shtml

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  4. Rabens organized a 10-day leadership summit for young men and women from the Middle East and North Africa
    to familiarize them with American democratic institutions, and to help them address social and economic challenges in their own countries that will secure a better future.

    Learn more about Andrew Rabens' accomplishments at servicetoamericamedals.org/SAM/recipients/profiles/c2sm13_rabens.shtml

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  5. Through sophisticated research, Madrzykowski has documented how, when and where firefighters should ventilate buildings to mitigate the dangerous problem of fire driven by wind, and developed innovative fire-suppression tactics that have had a major impact for firefighters and property owners across the country.

    Learn more about Madrzykowski's accomplishments at
    servicetoamericamedals.org/SAM/recipients/profiles/csm13_madrzykowski.shtml

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2013 Service to America Medal Recipients

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The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) pay tribute to America's dedicated federal workforce, highlighting those who have made significant contributions to our country. Honorees are chosen based on their commitment and innovation, as…


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The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) pay tribute to America's dedicated federal workforce, highlighting those who have made significant contributions to our country. Honorees are chosen based on their commitment and innovation, as well as the impact of their work on addressing the needs of the nation.

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