Villages Masons pay special tribute to members who served in the military

The Villages Masonic Lodge recently honored its members who have served in the military.

The Villages Masonic Lodge recently honored all of its members who have served their country in the military.

The Masons paid tribute to those veterans who served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and other locations across the globe. The program was conducted by Navy SEAL Emmett Mills and included many of the Masons in attendance.

Brother Alex Santoriello, who is a veteran and a well-known Villages-area entertainer, then performed “Bring Him Home” from Les Miserables to a group of tough older men who suddenly had tears in their eyes.