JULY 21, 2006 - Posted at 4:10 p.m. CDT
YUMA, AZ - A southeast Missouri native has been chosen to fly with one of the world's elite military flight teams.
K8 News has learned that U.S. Marine Captain Clint Harris is the newest member of the Navy and Marine Corps' Blue Angels. Captain Harris is a native of Senath, Missouri, and a 1996 graduate of Arkansas State University.
The former employee of the Jonesboro Municipal Airport is currently assigned to the Marine Aviation Weapons & Tactics Training Squadron in Yuma, Arizona, where he works as an F18 flight trainer.