Download a prepared Memorial Day speech

Download a prepared Memorial Day speech

On Memorial Day, the American Legion Family will honor the more than 1 million men and women who have lost their lives defending America since the Revolutionary War. An American Legion Memorial Day speech for 2024 is available for American Legion departments, districts and posts to use for Memorial Day events.

The speech is available here. 

The speech is not meant to be recited verbatim; members are greatly encouraged to amend it to taste and audience.