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My Message to Dads: Fathers Rock! Mentors Rock!

fathers rock[1].jpg I’m Terry Allen. By day I’m a Dallas-based FedEx Account Executive in our sales department. To my family, I’m “dad” – coach, mentor and positive role model. If you ask my son, I am the bank, the chauffeur and the nosey guy who meddles in all of his decisions.

I know all too well that for various reasons, not every family has a father figure. Growing up in a single parent household, I saw the challenges my mom had as a widower raising, at the time, seven siblings. What was so amazing is that my mother made sure that there were male role models for my brothers, sisters and myself. My uncles, grandfathers and older cousins were ever present in our lives. Looking back...

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.

2011 FedEx Airshow schedule (archived)

2011 FedEx Airshow Schedule: 2/5 Southernmost Openhouse & Aviation Review Key West, FL

FedEx 2011 Airshows

Our Airshow program reflects the pride FedEx people feel in our pioneering -- and continuing -- leadership in the shipping industry. It also serves as our salute to the intrepid men and women, military and civilian, who have taken to the skies over the past century to open a new frontier for the world. ***Click here for some great photos of the 2011 airshows***