Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update
May 28, 2020
Memorial Day Speech – 2020
It is always an honor to stand before my constituents and address them about important matters, but even more an honor on a special day as this.
For you see, Memorial Day is a special day, a holy day in the experience of our nation. Yes, we honor our nation’s birth on Independence Day and that is significant.
Yes, we honor living members of our military on Veterans Day. Yes, we honor active duty military on Armed Forces Day.
But today, Memorial Day, we gather as a “Congregation of the Free” to remember as a group those members...