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November 15, 2018

High Energy, Big Smiles, and 14,000 packages for Troops Abroad

This holiday season, over 300 FedEx team members packed more than 14,000 “Holiday for Heroes” packages for troops abroad.

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November 5, 2018

Two Military Veterans Discover What It’s Like to Work for the Tennessee Titans

FedEx teamed up with the United Service Organizations to create on-the-job opportunities with the NFL for military veterans.

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December 21, 2017

Trees for Troops

Since 2005 the Trees for Troops program has provided farm grown Christmas trees to our service members overseas and their families in the United States.

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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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December 14, 2016

USO Holiday Care Packages Hit the Deck & Deck the Halls

As a little girl, I grew up watching old WWII shows with my dad, like Flying Leathernecks with John Wayne and Baa Baa Black Sheep.  I recall telling him that I wish I could have been a boy, so I could fly planes like they did on TV.  I would thumb through my dad’s old

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July 1, 2016

Idea Exchange Features U.S. Military and Industry

Chief Warrant Officer Virgil Peoples has done some amazing things in his 20 years with the US Army, but he never quite pictured himself as presenting to a room packed with business leaders from a Fortune 100 company. CW3 Peoples said, “You can’t imagine the thrill it was to be an outsider and yet still

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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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