Rosedale-Laurelton American Legion Post 483 headed the Memorial Day procession to the World War I and Vietnam memorials on Sunrise Highway.
Sgt. Lisa Thomas of the U.S. Army carried the flag at the front of the parade in Laurelton.
Clockwise from upper left, Leilah and Leashell Camille and Nyla Patterson marched with School District 29 in Rosedale.
Maryann Curry of Rosedale and her grandson, Cole, watch the parade go by.
The Queens Area Pathfinder Drum Corps, seen here on 243rd Street in Rosedale, had contingents at both parades.
Girl Scouts and Brownie troops from the East Queens 5 region were out in force to honor the nation’s war dead in Laurelton.
Tomesha Burgin, 3, of Laurelton, joins the parade.
Benjamin Moore American Legion Post 1946 led the parade through Laurelton to the Veterans Memorial Triangle.