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Masons Present Wreath at Traveling Vietnam Wall

MEXICO – On a rainy afternoon, Saturday, Masons and Templars presented a wreath at the Traveling Vietnam Wall.

Masons present Wreath at Traveling Vietnam Wall
Masons present Wreath at Traveling Vietnam Wall

A wreath was presented by Lake City 127 F&AM from Oswego.

An honor guard of Masons, members from Lake Ontario Commandery No. 32, Watertown No. 11, Lake Ontario Royal Arch No 165, Masons and Brothers from Pulaski No 279 and Shrine marched together to the presentation.

The Masons honored the troops that give the last full measure of devotion and have their names inscribed on the wall.

Many of the Masons are veterans or are current members of the Armed Forces.

Terry Bynard and Bill Pitsley with the wreath
Pictured are Terry Bynard and Bill Pitsley with the wreath

The Color Guard consisted of S.K. and Rev. George A. Reed, S.K. John Congdon, and S.K. James Babcock.

S.K. Terry Byard led the procession.

Brother William Pitsley presented the wreath representing Lake Ontario 127.

Also in attendance were Companion Ronald Bond, Shriner Earl Wilson and Past District Deputy Bernie Bialecki.