2013 Honorary Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal

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On Thursday, October 3, 2013 the Partnership for Public Service presented nine outstanding public servants with the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies). The twelfth annual Sammies gala was held at the historic Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

This special award recognizes a former federal employee whose accomplishment decades ago is representative of, and pays tribute to, thousands of intelligence officers who protect our national security interests, but whose feats remain classified.

Watch Highlights from the 2013 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals Gala

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President Barack Obama meets with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals finalists and winners in the East Room of the White House, Oct. 23, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Antonio J. Mendez Awarded The 2013 Honorary Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal

This special award recognizes a former federal employee whose accomplishment decades ago is representative of, and pays tribute to, thousands of intelligence officers who protect our national security interests, but whose feats remain classified.

2013 Honorary Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal Recipient Antonio J. Mendez

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General James Klapper, Antonio Mendez, and Bob Ander.

General James Klapper, Antonio J. Mendez, and Bob Ander. Photo by Sam Kittner. Kittner.com


Photo by Sam Kittner. Kittner.com

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