Q&A: FedEx founder, veteran Fred Smith offers unusual gift


              FILE - This circa 1950 photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows Jesse Brown in the cockpit of an F4U-4 Corsair fighter at an unidentified location. In December 2022, FedEx founder Fred Smith gifted the proceeds from the film “Devotion,” which he financed, that tells the story of groundbreaking Naval aviators Brown and Thomas Hudner. The proceeds will fund in part scholarships for the children of Navy service members studying STEM. (U.S Navy via AP, File)
            
              FILE - FedEx CEO Fred Smith appears at a signing ceremony where President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order in the East Room of the White House on July 19, 2018, in Washington. In December 2022, former FedEx CEO Smith gifted the proceeds from the film “Devotion,” which he financed, that tells the story of two groundbreaking Naval aviators. The proceeds will fund in part scholarships for the children of Navy service members studying STEM. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
            FILE - Korean War veteran Thomas Hudner looks on during the christening ceremony for the future USS Thomas Hudner, a U.S. Navy destroyer named in his honor, at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine, on April 1, 2017. In December 2022, FedEx founder Fred Smith gifted the proceeds from the film "Devotion," which he financed, that tells the story of groundbreaking Naval aviators Hudner and Jesse Brown. The proceeds will fund in part scholarships for the children of Navy service members studying STEM. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
Q&A: FedEx founder, veteran Fred Smith offers unusual gift