Robert Keen, Air Force Veteran

Membership Sales Manager, AirMedCare Network

Robert Keen is a Membership Sales Manager in Tennessee, enrolling people in the AirMedCare Network to save out-of-pocket expenses for air ambulance services. Before joining the team, Keen served in the U.S. Air Force, receiving dual training in Transportation Management and Security Police. He credits his military background for his smooth transition to the civilian workforce, where he applies many of the lessons he learned in the Air Force.

“My military background has given me a very strong work ethic and provided me with the discipline needed to be successful,” he said. Many ask how this helps? ”I can tell you that I have no problem at all getting up every day to go to work, even though I have no one looking over my shoulder to complete the days tasks at hand.”

“My training has also given me a strong sense of loyalty and dedication to Global Medical Response and our network of air ambulance providers,” he added. “Doing the right thing all the time is not a saying, it is a way of living.”

Service Time

Keen had a 10-year career in the U.S. Air Force. His service included:

  • Stateside duty at Hollman Air Force Base, New Mexico, and Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska
  • Assignment in Spangdahlem Air Force Base in Germany
  • Six tours in the Middle East

Rank Most Proud Of

Keen attained the rank of Staff Sergeant E-5. His proudest rank was

Senior Airman E-4.

  • Keen was field promoted
  • Received an advancement in rank while deployed on combat duty
  • Promoted during a tour at Riyadh Air Force Base in Saudi Arabia

Memorable Citations

Keen was recognized as Airman of the Year in Transportation in 1992 when he was still fairly new to the Air Force. Other medals he was awarded include:

  • Southwest Asia Service Medal
  • Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
  • Non Commissioned Officer Professional Military Education Ribbon
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award
  • Air Force Good Conduct Medal