Richard Gerber II and Brenda (Day) Gerber, Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas, announce the birth of a son, Richard “Tripp” Allen Gerber III. Born Dec. 19, 2012, at Abilene Regional Medical Center, Abilene, Texas, he weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces.

Grandparents are Louie and Billie Day, St. Clair, and Richard and Sandie Gerber, Lonedell. Great-grandparents are Lawrence and Avenell Richards of St. James.