Jeff of We Got This Covered wrote, "Memorial Day is a film with good intentions, those being to help us remember the men and women who bravely serve in the armed forces as well as their families. Ironically though, the filmmakers have chosen to do this by putting together a film that is ultimately very forgettable. I just screened the film the evening prior to writing this review and I already find it slipping away rapidly. Why would this be? Well, let’s take a look at the story."