Joe Keith is the Director of Standards for Freeman Holdings Group.
He enlisted in the Navy in 1979 where he was an S-3A aircrewman. He achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer and then was selected to attend Aviation Officer Candidate School in Pensacola FL. Joe was winged as a Naval Aviator in Kingsville, TX in 1991. He returned to the S-3A/B community as a pilot where he completed over 500 carrier landings. Joe was a Landings Signals Officer (LSO) and had landing grades placing him in the top eleven of all pilots in Carrier Air Wing Eleven during Operation Southern Watch 1995. During his military career Joe had an extensive background in training and standardization and was selected as instructor pilot of the year in 1998.
After 20 years of active duty service Joe retired at the rank of LT and began a career in civilian aviation. He holds an Airline Transport Rating and a Lear Jet type rating. Joe has a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management and completed Master Financial Coach training with Dave Ramsey. He has held positions as Chief Pilot, Director of Operations and was the General Manager of Superior Air Center and Million Air Medford from 2003 – 2020. Joe was proud to lead the Million Air Medford team to be selected as the Top Million Air Worldwide in 2008.