CRESTVIEW — Citing local aviator Bob Keller’s recent recognition by the Lockheed-Martin Missiles and Fire Control division, Mayor David Cadle proclaimed April 7 Bob Keller Day in Crestview.

Cadle’s proclamation praised Keller for “all the work he’s done in Crestview for so many years and all the successes he’s had,” including:

●More than 30 years as an established local aviation industry leader

●Serving as a now-retired Air Force officer and pilot

●Owner of Sunshine Aero Industries Flight Testing

●Experienced entrepreneur and co-founder of the Crestview technology Air park

“Bob Keller is to be commended for his continued devotion to excellence in flight testing that positively impacts the welfare of the United States of America,” Cadle’s proclamation stated.

The proclamation also saluted Keller “for his tireless efforts in expanding and improving Bob Sikes Airport.”