Brian Philips, FedEx, Recognized as Recipient of Five Star Award at AFS, March 28, 2015

FedEx supports our military and Brian Philips, CEO of FedEx is being recognized as a leader at the upcoming AFS Five Star Awards Ceremony and Military Symposium in Dallas, TX, Saturday, March 28, 2015
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DALLAS - March 26, 2015 - PRLog -- America’s Future Series (!2015-military-hiring-fair-employment-ro/c1i7d) (AFS) is hosting the Five Star Award Ceremony and Military Symposium Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Dallas, TX.  This is the fourth year for this event with an even larger crowd expected.  FedEx , a shipping, logistics management and supply chain management company offering a complete suite of online services, supports our military in various ways.

"It is very fitting to recognize FedEx for its extraordinary support of our military by presenting its Founder, Fred Smith, with the AFS 5 Star Award on March, 28th. Along with its strong military philanthropic contributions, we greatly appreciate FedEx's continued commitment to hiring and developing veterans. A rewarding career opportunity is one of the most important things veterans need in order to transition to civilian life. We look forward hearing FedEx's CEO, Bryan Philips' insights and comments how veterans are contributing to their business, U.S. Global Competitiveness and more. " David Hamilton, Founder of the America's Future Series.

Keynote Speaker Glenn Beck, Radio and Television Personality will speak on “An Historical Perspective on National Security and Our Military”.  This year’s host is Rick Edwards, EVP of Lockheed Martin, Emcee is Scott Murray of Murray Media and Panel Moderator is Bill Chatfield, formerly with Selective Service.  Please join (registration (!5-star-ticket...)) us as we honor those who have served and those who support them.

AFS Five Star Award recipients include Brian Philips, FedEx; Tom Greco, Frito Lay; Cathy Engelbert, Deloitte; Tom Falk, Kimberly Clark; and John Bardis, MedAssets.  These leaders have exemplified the values and characteristics of leadership AFS embodies.

Event details:
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Location: Hotel Intercontinental
15201 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75001
Cost: $125, $115 and $85 Tickets (Breakfast Included)
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Sponsors for this event include Lockheed Martin, Qatalys Software Technologies, PenFed Credit Union, Kimberly-Clark, Trinity Industries, Sommerman & Quesada, LLP, Locke Lord, and KLIF 570 News/Information.  For more information on sponsorship contact Rich Lakers at 972 342 5504 and

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"We are honored to have Glenn Beck and the CEOs of Deloitte, Kimberly-Clark, Frito-Lay, MedAssets and FedEx joining together to honor our military and sharing their insights on how best to support veterans and their families. The AFS 5 Star Award Ceremony and Military Symposium gives us a chance to highlight individuals and companies who serve as role models in veteran employment, community outreach and philanthropy. Thanks to our generous sponsors and event attendees, we are proud to benefit Hire Heroes USA and to present a home to a wounded warrior at this event. We are equally thrilled to have a star-studded panel of national security leaders share their views on protecting U.S. security interests at home and abroad." David Hamilton, Founder of The America's Future Series.

The 2015 AFS Military Symposium will be held immediately following the Awards breakfast.  The symposium will address National Security issues and the critical challenge of Veteran redeployment into the civilian workforce.  The Military Symposium is FREE and open to the public.  Bill Chatfield is the Panel Moderator with the panel consisting of Gen Norty Schwartz, Lt Gen Harry Raduege, Sec Gordon England and Lt Gen Richard Mills.  Listen to the insights and ask questions of the former Chief of the Air Force, former Secretary of the Navy, the former head of the Defense Information Systems Agency and an active duty 3 star Marine General at this symposium.

A home will be presented to a wounded warrior and family.  The charity presenting the home is Military Warriors Support Foundation (, Lieutenant General Leroy Sisco US Army (Ret.) will help present the home.  AFS is proud to be a part of this and honor our armed forces at this 2015 Five Star Awards Ceremony.

About America's Future Series

America’s Future Series is a Dallas-based, non-political organization whose mission is “making America a Stronger, more Noble and more Generous country”.  AFS hosts events featuring prominent business, military, educational and government leaders that focus on issues impacting U.S. Global Competitiveness.  All AFS events honor our military, give back to charity and foster collaboration and constructive dialogue in order to create a brighter future for ourselves and our children.  Topics include the economy, energy, the environment, education, health care, national security and technology.  To date, America's Future Series has raised over $2,000,000 for causes nationwide.  To learn more about America’s Future Series, please visit and check us out on Facebook (,LinkedIn (*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1_*1), and follow us onTwitter. (

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