Also flooding Twitter with thank-you notes and gratitude messages for the real-life heroes are Ellen DeGeneres, Nicki Minaj, Neil Patrick Harris, Larry King and Kim Kardashian.
Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and celebrities alike took time to honor the people who have bravely fought for the country, as well as the ones who are currently serving in the military. Those stars took to Twitter on Memorial Day, May 28 to pay homage to the veterans and soldiers.
JT wrote, "Thank you to the men and women who have and continue to serve and protect our freedom. I will now drink to you! #HappyMemorialDay." Katy posted, "Hope every1 is having a lovely Memorial day. Shout out to all the wonderful men & women who are serving & have served our beautiful country."
Ellen DeGeneres said in her thank-you note, "I'm grateful to the men and women in uniform. Especially the ones in camouflage uniform. They get left out a lot, cause they're hard to see." Nicki Minaj tweeted, "Salute the troops." Stacy Ferguson a.k.a Fergie wrote, "Thank you to all the beautiful brave souls this Memorial Day."
Keri Hilson reminded her followers in a "Happy Memorial Day" message, "Be safe & remember those who fought & those who fell for the freedoms we enjoy today." Larry King stated, "Today is the most important holiday. It causes us to reflect about the horror of war. You can never do enough for those who have served."
Neil Patrick Harris expressed his gratitude, "A heartfelt thank you to all of the men and women who serve(d) in our military. What you did, and continue to do, is awesome." Josh Duhamel joined the tribute by writing, "Thank you to all the men & women who have given their lives for our freedoms. You'll never be forgotten."
Dane Cook posted, "Deep respect for those who've made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country this Memorial Day. My pop served in Korea. #veterans." Brooklyn Decker saluted the troops as well, "Happy Memorial Day to the Heroes past and present who have served our country so selflessly. You make me proud to be an American."
Other big stars who honored the soldiers on Monday included Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano, Jennie Garth, Pitbull, Paula Abdul, Kristin Chenoweth, Rose McGowan, Kim Kardashian, John Stamos, Michael Phelps, Bethenny Frankel, JWoww and Mandy Moore.