Sure, Memorial Day is one of those great holidays that requires very little effort beyond firing up the grill, smoothing on some sunscreen, and enjoying a nice day off from work or school. However, as we all know, it's also one of the most patriotic and heart-stirring dates on the American calendar--and that's something country musicians are particularly eager to remind us all to consider today.
Collected here are Memorial Day salutes from all your fave artists' Twitter accounts--some lighthearted, some serious, most grateful...and all mindful of the holiday celebrating the folks who served and currently serve to protect our homeland. Wave your Stars and Stripes, and remember our troops!
Little Big Town: Thanks to all the men and women who have served or are serving this country today. We're so grateful for your sacrifice!
Billy Ray Cyrus: Happy Memorial Day. Give thanks to those who have fought ...and still fight for our freedom.
Chely Wright: To all the veterans who have served in pursuit of securing my freedom and safety, thank you. Happy Memorial Day.
Jake Owen: Freedom ain't free. Thanks to all that have served our country. Have a great Memorial Day.
Jay DeMarcus (Rascal Flatts): Let us never forget those that have come before to pay the price of freedom and those currently in harm's way.. We are forever indebted...
Reba McEntire: I hope you all have a very safe Memorial Day. Much appreciation goes out to our service men and women who are active, those retired and those who have lost their lives defending us and our country. Love to you all.
Terri Clark: Happy memorial day from the lake !! I got a new boat ... :)))
Katie Armiger: God Bless our armed forces and their families today! We love and honor you for the sacrifices you make!
Jason Michael Carroll: Remembering the service and sacrifices of everyone that has ever served in our nations military, past and present! Thank you.
David Nail: Happy Memorial Day everyone! Hope everyone has a safe one! I had an amazing time in Little Rock, headed to BBQ city USA!
Blaine Larsen: Thank you to all who serve us in uniform. To those who have fallen and their families, words cannot express my gratitude. Thank you.
LeAnn Rimes: Happy Memorial Day my loves!!!
Montgomery Gentry: Please join us in remembrance of those who died in our nation's service. Freedom isn't free! Today and everyday let's honor our American Heroes past & present.
Martina McBride: Deepest appreciation goes out to all the brave men and women, past and present, who fight for our freedom.
Trisha Yearwood: Thankful for the men and women, past and present, who serve and have served to protect my freedom. God bless you and your families.
Tim McGraw: "IF YOU'RE READING THIS," share our appreciation for our dedicated soldiers that have served and sacrificed....
Randy Houser: It's Memorial Day! Be sure to thank an American Soldier! Can't put a price on what they give for our freedom! At least what's left of it.
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