President Barack Obama Recognizes NASA Employees’ Public Service

President and Borucki
President and Borucki

President Barack Obama Recognizes NASA Employees’ Public ServicePresident Obama met with two NASA employees and 32 fellow public servants in the East Room at the White House in Washington to express gratitude and acknowledge their selection as recipients and finalists of the prestigious 2013 Samuel J. Heyman Service of America Medals or Sammies. The medals are presented annually by the nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service to recognize the outstanding achievements of federal workers and their significant work for our nation. David Lavery, program executive at NASA Headquarters in Washington, and scientist William Borucki of NASA’s Ames Research Centers in Moffett, Field, Calif., were the agency’s honorees.


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