posts tagged with Veterans

Thank you, Bluegrass Delivery of KY, Inc.

facebook_-1917676004.jpg It would probably be a mistake to say that Bluegrass Delivery of KY, Inc. hires veterans simply because its owner, Roland Baxley, served in the United States Navy. Nonetheless, the military connection is strong: “I want to help out veterans,” Roland says.

Hiring our Heroes

...Our company employs numerous veterans including FedEx founder and chairman, Frederick W. Smith, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Each year we participate in several events to support our troops. Since 2005, we’ve helped transport Christmas trees to our military as part of the Trees for Troops program. This election season, FedEx is proud to continue our partnership with the Overseas Vote Foundation to provide voter services for our military service members....

Giving back to the military on President's Day

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Today, in commemoration of President’s Day, FedEx team members are volunteering at USO for a United Way Day of Caring in Washington, D.C. FedEx team members are helping to assemble the care packages for service members deployed overseas. The care packages include items like combs, toothpaste, phone cards and crossword puzzles.

FedEx Express PM Ops Manager, Claudia Scott is one of the 35 team members who are taking the time to volunteer. An 18 year FedEx employee and a military wife for 31 years, today is a special day for Claudia. She is here in honor of her son and husband.

Helping Disabled Veterans Get to the Mountaintop

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On 9/11/2010, eight veterans, one veteran family member, a five person film crew, and a representative from our team’s main sponsor, Force Factor Nutrition, summitted Longs Peak, the highest mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park, just before noon. How did anyone know who we were?  Thanks to FedEx Office, we were able to hand out cards and stickers along the way that carried our logo.  While we were on top of the mountain, we were able to proudly display our banner, thanks to the great team from the Denver district of FedEx Office.