Honoring America's heroes past and present at Memorial Day parades in Ridgewood, Maspeth and Glendale.
Maspeth Grand Marshals Jim O’Kane, left, and retired Army Capt. Laura Zimmermann get a ride from Tom Venza, rear left, and Carmela Clark, president of the United Veterans and Fraternal Organizations of Maspeth.
Trumpeting pride in America: marching bands sporting patriotic garb entertained the crowds along the route and paid tribute last Saturday at the annual Memorial Day Parade to those killed serving their country. The parade was sponsored by the United Veterans and Fraternal Organizations of Maspeth.
American Legion members honor their fallen comrades in Glendale on Sunday.
Anchors aweigh! Sailors from the U.S. Navy show off their dress whites during the annual Maspeth Memorial Day Parade on Saturday.
Laura Anne Whyte, 3, and her brother Matthew, 6, wave the flag in Maspeth.
USO Girls greet Marine Steven Gehry at the annual Ridgewood-Glendale Memorial Day parade on Myrtle Avenue on Sunday.
World War II veteran Arnold Carlson watches the Ridgewood-Glendale parade after having marched in it for 40 years.
The Padilla family of Maspeth cheers on the marchers.