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Brooklyn residents honored those who served in the armed forces by hosting the annual Bay Ridge Parade on Memorial Day. 

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and the United Military Veterans of Kings County hosted the Kings County's 145th annual parade on Third Avenue and 87th Street. 

The parade has been held in Bay Ridge for the last 20 years, before that it ran along Eastern Parkway and along Prospect Park in Park Slope. 

The ceremonies included a wreath laying, flag raising, playing of taps and a 21-gun salute by soldiers from the US Army Fort Hamilton Garrison.

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