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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,

June 12, 2014

What My Daughter’s Illness Has Taught Me About Fatherhood

My name is Eric, and I’m a member of the FedEx flight crew team. I’m fortunate to have an amazing job flying precious things across oceans, connecting people and possibilities all over the world. It’s a wonderful job…But without a doubt, my most important job is being a father.My kids, Allie and Zach simply amaze me every single day.

June 4, 2014

Allie’s Air Dance

Allie Allen is a competitor—on her high school dance team and in life. Just ask her parents Eric and Debbie Allen.  For several years, Allie’s mom and dad have been lead volunteers for the Little Loopers program for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

June 26, 2013

A Sampling of the FedEx Global Citizenship Report

We recently published our fifth annual FedEx Global Citizenship Report. If you have looked at it, you know that it is an information-packed report of FedEx actions relating to corporate social responsibility. If you haven't seen it, I encourage you to do so.

June 10, 2013

INFOGRAPHIC: A Sustainable Future

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June 4, 2013

Father reflects on FedEx plane named for his son, 8-yr-old St Jude patient and cancer survivor

FedEx Express is naming a Cessna Caravan plane in honor of a St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient, the son of a FedEx team member. The dedication event takes place in conjunction with the 2013 FedEx St. Jude Classic golf tournament at TPC Southwind in Memphis, TN.The boy's father, Chris Brown share his thoughts:

November 30, 2011

Meet the Crew of the “FedEx Panda Express” In the Air and On the Ground

FedEx may be best known as the company that delivers when something “absolutely, positively” has to be there. But since the company’s founding nearly 40 years ago, we’ve done a lot more than simply deliver packages. And the two pandas currently preparing for their trip to Scotland are just the latest examples in a long list of interesting, unusual and very valuable shipments aboard FedEx vehicles!

August 11, 2011

Why I Fly – A FedEx pilot’s view on Saving Sight Worldwide with ORBIS

I’m a FedEx pilot, and I consider myself as having one of the absolute best jobs in the world. I have the privilege of playing a role in helping the world operate in the 21st century. Our FedEx airplanes deliver critical parts, products, and materials all over the Earth, every day.