Douglass K. Archer, Garnett, recently was designated a naval aviator while serving with Training Squadron 21, Naval Air Station, Kingsville, Texas.Archer was presented with the coveted “Wings of Gold, “ marking the culmination of months of flight training.He followed a training curriculum that included basic studies in engineering and navigation, training flights in simulators, aircraft familiarizations, basic and advanced instrument training, extended navigation flights, and landings and takeoffs aboard an aircraft carrier.He graduated from Anderson County High School, Garnett, in 2001 and the University of Kansas in 2006 with a bachelor of arts degree.He joined the U.S. Navy in May 2006.