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February 16, 2018

Writing for a “Princess”

by Pam Johnson February 16, 2018 Imagine you’re a writer, and you get a call one day from a friend asking if you might be available to provide speech-writing assistance to a colleague of his.  And then imagine that the colleague turns out to be Yolanda Denise King, daughter of Coretta and Dr. Martin Luther

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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

The Girl on the Balcony

by Pam Johnson January 30, 2018 Millions have seen the image. Moments after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot on April 4, 1968, photographer Joseph Louw captured the moment when those with Dr. King on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel all pointed to an area across the street. “In the moments following

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January 23, 2018

How Education Changes Lives When We Stay on the Ball

Learn more about an American football player who came to Germany and found a fulfilling career at FedEx – all without a college degree

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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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