Memorial Day speech available

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Memorial Day speech available

A guidelined speech for Memorial Day has been drafted by The American Legion’s Public Relations staff and made available on Legion.org in Word-document or PDF-file format.

The Legion’s PR staff releases speeches for patriotic national holidays – as well as for the organization’s birthday – as a way for Legionnaires to connect with their communities, or just observe the day with post ceremonies, and emphasize what The American Legion represents. They are not meant to be recited verbatim; members are greatly encouraged to amend them to taste and audience.

All posts are encouraged to upload recaps and photos of their Memorial Day celebrations and other community activities to the blog Legiontown USA. Legiontown is a place for Legionnaires to tell the stories of all the good they do, every day, and to see how other Legionnaires across the country are doing the same.

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nordhues

May 19, 2013 - 7:23pm

Writing a memorial day speech for the American Legion in my home town.

Pat Mann-Svoboda

May 17, 2012 - 1:15am

I have used these speeches a number of times for Memorial and Veterans day events. I am able to download the PDF file,but there is no "hot-link" for the word file, which would be very helpful as I adjust the speech for my audience.

donald gorsett

May 5, 2012 - 7:04pm

very good. I will use it, with variations to fit the local memorial day event. thank you

DocZahn

May 3, 2012 - 7:44am

Can't get it to downloud

Edwin Mount

April 30, 2012 - 4:37pm

Will use on Memorial Day

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