A son, Owen Michael Wasson, was born at 6:58 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2012 in Weiden Klinikum, Germany to Brittany and Michael Wasson Jr., who are currently stationed in Germany.

He weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 21.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Denise Williams and Robert Costello of Palmerton.

Paternal grandparents are Diana and Michael Wasson of Albrightsville.