Navy Lt. j.g. Clark B. Ross was recently designated a Naval Aviator while serving with Training Squadron 22, Naval Air Station, Kingsville, Texas. Ross joined the Navy in May 2009.
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd class Douglas M. Niebaum, son of Bernadette and Douglas Niebaum of St. Pete Beach, has graduated from the Aviation Survival Technician Class "A" course and was promoted to his current rank at Coast Guard Aviation Technical Training Center, Elizabeth City, N.C. Niebaum is a 2008 graduate of St. Petersburg High School. He joined the Coast Guard in December 2008.