Our Favorite Stars Tweet Memorial Day Messages

Posted Monday May 26, 2014 1:00 PM GMT

It’s a day of celebration and remembrance in the USA and today (May 26) even celebrities are giving it up for our troops for the Memorial Day holiday.

The Twitterverse is chock full of encouraging messages from various famous folks, giving thanks for freedom as well as the men and women who have fought to keep us safe.

Justin Timberlake wrote, “Today we remember our heroes in uniform who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our great nation. Thanks to them we can live freely,” while Heidi Montag tweeted, “Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to everyone who has fought for our freedom! God bless America! In loving memory of my brother Eric O'HARA.”

Additionally, Chloe Moretz shared, “Thank you so much to all the servicemen and women who have gone above and beyond protecting our country. Happy Memorial Day,” and Selena Gomez noted, “Happy Memorial Day! Can’t wait to be home.”

Reality star Rob Kardashian offered a prayer, “Lord Jesus, protect those who protect me- police, firefighters, and those in the military. Teach me to pray for them and to honor them for their service. Amen,” and John Stamos remembered his own relatives who gave their lives for freedom- “My Uncle Don and Ralph and many other men and woman DIED for our country. These fallen heroes represent the character of our nation. THANK U.”

And last but not least, the Backstreet Boys teamed up for a special message- “Happy Memorial Day! Shout out to all of the wonderful people who serve America and keep us safe - you are amazing.”