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November 6, 2017

Army Veteran’s New Mission: Repairing FedEx Fleet

As John Sheard prepares to celebrate his first anniversary as a FedEx Fleet Maintenance Manager, he reflects on one of the biggest transitions of his life—the move to FedEx on the heels of a 20-year career in the U.S. Army. “I had a lot of family members who served in the military and it was

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July 22, 2016

Ride Along in the AIDS LifeCycle with Cyclists from Team FedEx

Join the cyclists from Team FedEx to see what it’s like to train for and ride a bike 545 miles in one week. Louie Butler, captain of Team FedEx, shares his training and motivation for bicycling the AIDS LifeCycle fundraising ride that travels California’s Pacific coast, redwood forests, and lush farmland from San Francisco to

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December 30, 2015

The Fall of Saigon: FedEx Aircraft Mechanic Reflects on Journey from War 40 Years Later [video]

For many of us, the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon is a chapter in a book detailing one of the longest and most controversial wars in history. For FedEx senior aircraft mechanic Trung Do, a native of Vietnam, it was much closer. Do joined the South Vietnamese military during the peak of the Vietnam

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November 5, 2015

Celebrating Entrepreneurs at FedEx Ground

At FedEx Ground, small businesses are at the heart of everything we do. Since our company’s founding more than 30 years ago, we have proudly and exclusively contracted with thousands of independent businesses for transportation, pickup and delivery services. Since 2007, FedEx Ground has recognized the most outstanding of these businesses and their owners through

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September 25, 2015

Top Belle Cultivates Next Generation of Aviation Enthusiasts

“If we reach kids in middle school, we can provide mentorship and guidance to get them in the right classes to pursue a career in aviation or other technical field” Beth Rush has loved aviation as long as she can remember. Her mother, her first role model, was a computer programmer working on GE jet

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August 22, 2014

Ted Carlson Brings Marathon Mentality to Driving Freight

Ted Carlson has pursued his passion for driving since the day he drove his first car, which didn’t even have a gas cap!

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August 17, 2014

Meet one of our champion drivers, Christy Tolbert

If you’re taking a road trip, you want Christy Tolbert on your team. She is one our many outstanding, expert drivers at FedEx Express, with six years of accident-free professional driving under her belt.

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June 5, 2014

FedEx Contractor Rescues Police Officer Under Attack

Mike Elgas, a driver for Wkforce, Inc,  Service Provider to FedEx Ground, risked his own life to save the life of a police officer who was being assaulted.  It all started as an ordinary day as Mike stopped for breakfast on his way to work in Las Vegas, NV. While eating he noticed a belligerent customer overpower a police officer, knock him to the ground, and begin punching and yelling that he was going to kill him.  

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