Widow of USS Cole vet honored at Indian River Veterans Council
The presentation of a special sketch to Jamie Scott Owens, widow of USS Cole sailor Ronald Scott Owens, was the highlight of the monthly meeting of the Indian River Veterans Council Jan. 5.
Scott Owens was accompanied by her father, Al Scott, when she was given a sketch made by Edward ‘Lewie’ Lewis, a retired Navy veteran.
“It was one of the worst nights of our life,” said Al Scott, referring to Oct. 12, 2000, when the USS Cole was struck by a terrorist bomb, killing 17, including Scott Owens.
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