Captain Watson
Before the battle 4
Basic Information
Status: Deceased
Date of death: July 3, 1996
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Affiliation: U.S. Marine Corps
Family Information
Played by: Bill Smitrovich
First appearance: Independence Day

Captain Watson was the commanding officer of the VMFA-314 "Black Knights".


Stationed in El Toro, Captain Watson overseen the Black Knights in their assault on the City Destroyer in Los Angeles. The assault became a disaster which saw the entire squadron wiped out. This also resulted in swift retaliation in which the aliens attacked El Toro and Captain Watson was killed.