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Speakers Resource Library

Below is a speakers resource library that contains speeches that you can use when preparing similar remarks. Quotes and paraphrases may be pulled from any sample speech without attribution. For actual speeches, please include a citation noting where the quote or paraphrase originated.

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9-11 Remembrance

African American History

America's Navy

America's Navy Brief

Armed Forces

Asian American-Pacific Islander Heritage

Battle of Midway

Changes of Command



CNO Speeches and Transcripts
What is our Navy's role?


Energy 101

Hispanic Heritage

Independence Day



Secretary of Defense Pride Month Ceremony

Secretary of the Navy Pride Month Ceremony

Memorial Day

Native American Heritage

Navy Birthday

PACFLT Speeches

PACOM Speeches/Testimony

Pearl Harbor Day


Seabee 75th Commemoration

Naval History and Heritage Command Resources

Secretary of the Navy Speeches and Transcripts

SECNAV Speeches and Transcripts

Senior Leader Engagement Portal

Status of the Navy

Status of the Navy: Around the World, Around the Clock


Veterans Day

Women's History

World War II 75th Commemoration

History and Heritage Command Toolkit