Born in Jacksonville, Florida, August 1953. Graduated from the Naval Academy in June 1976. Following flight training, designated as a Naval Flight Officer, March 1978.
VP-11 (Brunswick, Me), 2 Mediterranean deployments, 1978-1981.
Flag LCDR Navy Recruiting Command, 1981-1982.
USS Coral Sea (CV-43), Assistant CIC Officer / Tactical Action Officer, 2 Mediterranean deployments, 1983-1986.
Naval War College, MA (Strategic Studies), MS (Management, Salve Regina College), 1986-1987.VP-23 (Brunswick, Me).
Operations Officer, 1 North Atlantic deployment, 1 Mediterranean deployment, 1987-1989.
OP-05 (ACNO (Air Warfare)), VP/VS Training Requirements Officer, 1989-1991.VP-23 (Brunswick, Me).
XO/CO, 1 Mediterranean deployment, 3 Caribbean Counter-Narcotics, 1991-1993.Office of the SecDef.
Navy Military Assistant and DoD Deputy Executive Secretary, 1993-1996.
Patrol Wing 11 (NAS JAX) Commander, 1997-1998.
Office of the SecDef, Legislative Affairs, Special Assistant for Acquisition and C3I, Liaison to House and Senate Armed Services Committees, 1998-2000.
Retired, December 2000.
Keith, and his wife Susan are new to this area. He is now a Financial Advisor with Paine-Webber, serving Stuart and the Palm Beaches.
Keith as a Commander