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Navy, families recount heroics of fallen sailors in shooting

8 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Joshua Watson had just graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and looked forward to a military career as a pilot. On Saturday, he was being hailed a hero, as his family recounted how the 23-year-old - in his last minutes of life - led first responders to an active shooter at the Pensacola naval base.
In a Facebook post, his brother Adam said Watson saved countless lives with his own.
“After being shot multiple times he made it outside and told the first response team where the shooter was and those details were invaluable,” Adam Watson wrote on...
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