Honoring America's heroes past and present. Images from Howard Beach Memorial Day parade.
State Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr., left, U.S. Rep. Bob Turner, Grand Marshal Patrick Connolly, and Councilman Eric Ulrich spend time together at the end of the parade.
Stephanie Galati watched the parade with her 11-month-old daughter, Cecilia.
U.S. Marines march in the annual Howard Beach parade last weekend. Monday’s event drew hundreds of people from throughout Queens, and beyond.
Jocelyn Diaz, 8, and her sister Alyssa, 6, wait for their father, Marine Sgt. Walberth Diaz, to return home after doing two tours in Iraq and three tours in Afghanistan.
Grand Marshal Patrick Connolly, right, and Joe Wagner, both Vietnam veterans, at the parade.
Navy veteran Joe Wagner salutes the flag to honor the soldiers of the Korean War at St. Barnabas Church in Howard Beach.
World War II veteran Thomas Slattery, 87, rode in the parade.