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August 13, 2015

FedEx Has a Deck Full of Aces – Safe Driving Tips:

Over 150 FedEx drivers are participating in the 2015 National Truck Driving Championships, a competition of professional truck drivers hosted each year by American Trucking Associations. In the competition, each driver has a chance to demonstrate his or her driving and inspection skills, knowledge and professionalism through a series of tests. The drivers undergo a

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June 11, 2015

FedEx Purple Eagle 2015 Honors St. Jude Patient Tyler West [Video]

The FedEx Purple Eagle airplane for 2015 is dedicated to 9-year-old St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient Tyler West. FedEx also announced a large new donation at the FESJC golf tournament in Memphis.

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June 29, 2018

From Robots to IT: How One FIRST Mentor Got a New Job at FedEx

When a FIRST Mentor saw FedEx robots in action at FIRST Championship, he was intrigued...and before long he found himself with a new job as a FedEx software developer.

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June 21, 2018

10 Essentials for Surviving in the Great Outdoors

“Sometimes people think they are going on a short day hike and just don’t take the time to prepare.” It’s a regular scenario for Jeff Salzer, a FedEx Trade Networks team member who also volunteers as a search and rescue volunteer in Pierce County, Washington. The rough terrain, which is not far from Mt. Rainier,

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May 16, 2018

How FedEx Air Operations Prepares for Earthquakes

Memphis, Tennessee – home of FedEx World Headquarters – is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, an earthquake zone. While even the smallest earthquake is not common in this area today, a look farther back in time reveals a history of rare, but strong quakes. In 1811 a massive earthquake of at least 7.5

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April 5, 2018

Life-Changing Event Leads to Paralympics, Hollywood

Find out how FedEx Team Member Jay Styperk's life changed in an instant.

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March 21, 2018

The Gift of a Lifetime

In June 2016, Natalie Nojaim, a 16-year human resources team member with FedEx Office, had her world turned upside down.

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March 13, 2018

A Walk across America for Cancer

FedEx Freight Road Driver Chad Schrack will celebrate his 50th birthday in May. To mark the occasion, he plans to go on a walk...a very long walk.

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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 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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