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February 8, 2017

Legendary Painting Reaches Alaska After 150 Years

A legendary painting about Alaskan history had never touched Alaskan soil until recently. Find out why.

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December 5, 2016

Warming up for Winter: Supply Chain Redesign Results in Thousands More Coats for Kids

Brett Buckhold has purchased thousands of winter coats in the last ten years. It started with a phone call at work in 2006. At the time, Brett designed supply chains for large customers. “A guy I worked with in international sales asked if I could help Operation Warm, an organization that provides new winter coats

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June 16, 2016

Take a Virtual Tour of the New Orbis Flying Eye Hospital

Video: The new Orbis MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital - conversion, painting, & virtual tour of the plane. Also see designs and stories about how they did it.

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January 26, 2016

Memphis Donates Water to Flint

It started with a simple phone call. Bernal Smith of the Tri-State Defender had been following the news of the water crisis in Flint, Mich. He knew people who live there were suffering after an attempt to find a cheaper water source in Flint resulted in a public health crisis – Flint residents’ water was now

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December 24, 2015

Honor, Courage and Commitment for Trees for Troops

I was honored to participate alongside the Christmas Spirit Foundation to support the Trees for Troops program at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia. Many military families and troops across the globe would not have a Christmas tree without Trees for Troops. And I was proud to be one of the FedEx volunteers helping families select

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November 30, 2015

Elves Work Behind the Scenes to Deliver Trees for Troops

The following is a guest post written by Nicole Feltes, project coordinator – Trees for Troops For 10 busy days in December, Trees for Troops and FedEx Freight will deliver more than 18,000 Christmas trees to military bases across the nation. However, the Trees for Troops elves work behind the scenes for months in advance

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October 6, 2015

Investing in Aviation Technology Education

State-of-the art and unique. Good words to describe the aviation technology learning center currently under construction at Arkansas State University Mid-South in West Memphis, Arkansas. The 22,000-sq.ft. facility will include aircraft hangar space, classrooms, labs and support areas. Future home of the school’s aviation maintenance program, the facility will also be equipped with a large,

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October 1, 2015

Migrant Crisis: Support Arrives to Help Region’s Neediest Families

Europe is as unique culturally as it is geographically, and the makeup of FedEx team members in Europe is no different. Alongside that diversity comes a common respect for cultural differences, as well as a desire to collaborate in the communities where we live and work. Not far away from us, hardship is a way

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