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February 22, 2018

Man to Man: Father, Son FedEx Pilots Share Life Lessons in Aviation

FedEx 777 Captain Albert Glenn was born “with an airplane in his hand”.  At least that’s how his family describes his love of aviation, which started very early in life. Captain Glenn’s family provided the support he needed to pursue his dream of being a pilot, and Glenn later provided this same support to his

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February 22, 2018

Granddaughter Nourishes Family Bread-Baking Legacy

Find out how each loaf of miche Poilâne® has a direct link to the previous loaf.

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February 16, 2018

Designer Debuts Collection for Women with Breast Surgeries at New York Fashion Week

At NYFW, Project #Cancerland and AnaOno offered 30 breast cancer patients a chance to rock their latest designs on the catwalk.

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February 15, 2018

Giant Saxophone Arrives in New Orleans for City’s Tricentennial

On April 5th, 2018, the city of New Orleans will celebrate its 300th anniversary. As a gift from the city of Namur, Belgium, FedEx will transport a giant saxophone to New Orleans for the city’s tricentennial celebration.

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February 12, 2018

100 Years Later, Remembering Pioneer American WWI Pilots

They were students at one of the most exclusive universities in America. Their futures were bound for unlimited success. But they risked it all by volunteering to become among the first squadron of the U.S. Navy Air Reserve. This is the story of the First Yale Unit. The United States entered World War One just

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February 7, 2018

The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

FedEx is joining the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta and a number of other organizations across the U.S. in honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we approach the 50th anniversary of his assassination. It’s part of a national commemorative campaign known as MLK50.

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February 6, 2018

Trailer Technology: Geofences, Solar-Powered GPS Tags, and Yard Management

How do the thousands of vehicles operating in the FedEx Ground network get to where they need to be at the proper time so packages move most efficiently across the country? It’s complicated and much like a high-tech jigsaw puzzle, where each piece affects another, but with the right blend of people and technology, it

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February 5, 2018

Sound Quality Demands Perfect Fit

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Snugs, the 3-D scanning technology that makes the company’s earphones one of a kind

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February 2, 2018

Earning Her Wings: First FedEx African American Woman Pilot Reflects Journey

FedEx Airbus Captain and Line Check Airman Tahirah Lamont Brown recalls her very first time in the cockpit in 1992—a momentous occasion for any pilot, but especially for an African American woman...

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January 30, 2018

Mexico Road Trip Improves Vision, Learning for Thousands of Children

For many children throughout Mexico, access to eye care can be difficult. That's where the Caravan of Education comes in.

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