San Diego native featured in Blue Angels documentary

SAN DIEGO (FOX 5/KUSI) — The story of a man from San Diego is set to be featured in Amazon Prime’s upcoming documentary about the Blue Angels, a professional aerobatic squadron comprised of U.S. Navy and Marine Corps service members.

Petty Officer 1st Class Miguel Laureano Garibaldi of San Diego joined the Navy over a decade ago and served in the Blue Angels squadron.

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According to a release from the Navy Office of Community Outreach, he graduated from Mar Vista High School in Imperial Beach in 2010.

The documentary, “The Blue Angels,” follows new members of the squadron through their intense training and preparation, as well as veteran fliers looking forward to their final airshow season.

Laureano Garibaldi now serves at Fleet Readiness Center West DET in Point Mugu, located in Ventura County.

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“It means so much to me to have the opportunity to proudly show my parents the part I can play in naval aviation, and then showcase the level of perfection we try to achieve with the Blue Angels to a broader audience to expand the appreciation for our military,” he said in a statement to the office of community outreach.

The documentary will be released in IMAX theaters next Friday and stream on Amazon Prime on May 23.

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