Keith Hoskins: A Sense of Mission
Navy Federal's new Pensacola leader is a former Blue Angel and base commander for NAS Pensacola.
In 1971, Keith Hoskins, then 5, attended an air show with his dad near their home in Parkville, Mo. Perfoming that day were Navy's Blue Angels. Captivated by their aerobatic stunts, Hoskins told his dad he was going to grow up to be a Blue Angel.
He began flying small aircraft in his teens. By the time he finished high school, he had logged 200 flight hours in Cessna planes. At college, he studied electrical engineering, believing it would give him the technical knowledge needed to fly military jets — and played football on scholarship.
Hoskins realized his dream when he became a naval aviator who flew jets from ...
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