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November 11, 2013

Happy Veterans Day: Delivering Thanks to Our Troops

FedEx understands the importance of giving back to the men and women who proudly serve our country and we are proud to support them through our work with the USO.

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December 14, 2011

FedEx Military Dad Delivers Trees For Troops

As a FedEx Freight team member I’m part of a team that delivers millions of shipments and packages each year. I know each shipment and package is special to our customers. But, today I helped make a special delivery that is important to me and my family.  My wife Teresa and I were part of the FedEx Freight team that delivered holiday joy to hundreds of U.S. service members and their families at Fort Polk, Louisiana.    

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December 12, 2011

VIDEO: Trees for Troops and FedEx Delivering Holiday Smiles

During our busiest time of the year, we’re not too busy  to show our appreciation to the military men and women who serve our country. As part of Trees for Troops, over 17,000 live trees donated by tree growers around the country through the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation are being delivered. Destinations include more than 60 military bases throughout  the U.S. and installations in Kuwait, Spain, and Bahrain.   Jason Case, a Senior Security Specialist in Columbus, Ohio is one of many FedEx employees who make this program possible by helping at distribution sites.

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December 9, 2011

Infographic: FedEx – The North Pole of the South

During the holiday season, FedEx and its Super Hub in Memphis, Tennessee, become the North Pole of the South – truly the stuff of Christmas lore with purple-clad “elves” working ‘round the clock to get holiday gifts where they’re going in time for the big day. For shoppers that need to ship their gifts across the country and around the world, FedEx makes the season easier. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how FedEx delivers holiday joy worldwide.

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November 16, 2008

It’s Starting to Look a Lot Like Christmas…..

On Veteran's Day, FedEx Freight CEO Doug Duncan wrote about our "Trees for Troops" program. After months of planning, our kick-off event has arrived. Columbus, Ohio has served as the origin point for the movement of 300 trees to our troops stationed throughout the Middle East for the past four years.

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