— Stephanie Anne (Kessel) Sommer and Ryan Christopher Sommer of Clarksville, Tenn., announce the birth of their son, Jackson Scott Sommer.
He was born on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, in Fort Campbell, Tenn. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 20 1/4 inches in length.
Ryan and Stephanie graduated from Zionsville Community High School in 2003. Ryan is a 2007 graduate of West Point. He is a captain in the U.S. Army and a Blackhawk helicopter pilot with the 101st. Combat Aviation Brigade. Stephanie is a 2007 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in civil engineering.
Maternal grandparents are Steve and Lane Kessel of Zionsville. Paternal grandparents are Scott and Jan Sommer formerly of Zionsville, now of New Castle.
Maternal great-grandparents are Dick and Ruby Smith of Indianapolis. Paternal great-grandparents are Ned and Ruth Stephenson of Indianapolis.