Sheila Watson, stands next to her son’s name after an unveiling ceremony

Sheila Watson, the mother of the late Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, stands next to her son’s name after an unveiling ceremony at the Wall of Freedom at the entrance of the Enterprise Recreational Complex on Memorial Day, May 31. See next week’s Southeast Sun’s Scene page for more pictures and story.

The name of a young Navy ensign killed by a domestic terrorist Dec. 6, 2019 in Pensacola, Fla., has been added to the Wall of Freedom at the Enterprise Recreational Park.

Joshua Kaleb Watson was commemorated in an Unveiling and Laying of Wreath at the Wall of Freedom ceremony to honor the life of the 23-year-old local hero, hosted by local veterans organizations on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.

Watson, the son of Benjamin and Sheila Watson, was a graduate of Enterprise High School, where he had been a JROTC cadet and captain of the EHS Rifle Team before being accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy.

VFW, DAV, American Legion, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, Vietnam Veterans, Order of the Purple Heart and Wounded Warriors were among the Veterans Service organizations recognized.

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