BC Memorial Parade Draws Crowds To Cross Bay Boulevard
The Broad Channel Memorial Day Parade took place under clear skies and warm temperatures as several units moved down Cross Bay Boulevard. Pictured, the parade was led by local politicians and VIP's.
The Prince-Wynn American Legion Posts was one of the hosts for the parade.
The American Legion leads the march.
Officers from the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department at the ceremony.
Congressman Anthony Weiner and Democratic District Leader Lew Simon talk about the day.
City Councilman Joseph Addabbo lays a wreath to honor those who have died serving their country.
The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer lays a wreath at the Memorial Triangle.
Massed Flags at Memorial Triangle.
The solemn ceremony and wreath laying took place at the Memorial Triangle.
The Marine Cadets pose with local politicians.
What would Memorial Day be without children watching a parade?
Residents line the street to watch the parade go by and to remember veterans who lost their lives preserving freedom.