January 15 is the deadline for submitting nominations for the annual Service to America Medals, also known as the Sammies.

The award, sponsored by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service, is one of the top honors for federal employees.

Categories include career achievement, call to service, citizen services, homeland security and law enforcement, management excellence, national security and international affairs, science and environment, and federal employee of the year.

Further information, including nomination procedures, is on the Partnership’s site.