SMYRNA, Tenn. (WKRN) – Smyrna city officials are holding a press conference Thursday to announce a permanent memorial to honor the Blue Angels pilot killed in a crash last summer.Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss was flying a F/A-18C on June 2, 2016 ahead of the Great Tennessee Airshow when he crashed that afternoon. He died at the scene and the plane was destroyed. The announcement Thursday begins at 2 p.m. at the Smyrna Event Center on Sam Ridley Parkway.WKRG intended to live stream the event but technical difficulties arose in Tennessee. We apologize for the inconvenience.See the story tonight on News 5.