The Blue Angels are amazing The Blue Angels are cool Do you want to be a Blue Angel? In Being a Blue Angel, you will meet these heroes in Blue, see what they do and how they live, be inspired by them, and learn how you could one day find yourself Being a Blue Angel. Mark and Amy Sutherland are the parents of four children, ages 5-11, and live near St. Louis, Missouri. Mark grew up surrounded by military aircraft from around the world, and was inspired at a young age by heroes in uniform. He has been writing for more than 20 years. When researching and writing Being a Blue Angel, Mark flew with the Blue Angels and spent time with the team on Naval Air Station Pensacola.