Stars like Justin Timberlake, Miranda Lambert, and Kaley Cuoco honored the troops on Memorial Day on Monday, May 26. Credit: C Flanigan/Getty; Bryan Steffy/Billboard Awards 2014/Getty; Dan MacMedan/

Happy Memorial Day! In addition to enjoying the sun and spending time with loved ones, celebrities took a moment to remember the reason for this national holiday on Monday, May 26. 

See what your favorites wrote on Twitter in honor of our troops: 

Justin Timberlake: Today we remember our heroes in uniform who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our great nation. Thanks to them we can live freely.

John Stamos: 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

Jenelle Evans: Men AND women who served, #ThankYou . #MemorialDay 

Chloë Grace Moretz: Thank you so much to all the servicemen and women who have gone above and beyond protecting our country.  Happy Memorial Day

Tony Goldwyn: Happy Memorial Day and endless gratitude to our men and women in uniform!!! #freebecauseofyou

Kat Dennings: Happy Memorial Day. #bravery

Heidi Montag: 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

Adrienne Bailon: Happy Memorial Day... Honoring all the men & women who have fought for our country & our Freedom. We recognize you & APPRECIATE you!!!

Selena Gomez: Happy Memorial Day!  Can't wait to be home.

Backstreet Boys: Happy Memorial Day!  Shout out to all of the wonderful people who serve America and keep us safe - you are amazing.

Bailee Madison: Happy Memorial Day... I hope you are enjoying this day with your friends & family while remembering those who lost their lives fighting for our freedom... My heart goes out to all the families who lost their loved ones..

Ashley Tisdale: Thank you to all the men and woman who have fought for r country #HappyMemorialDay

Kerry Washington: Happy Memorial Day. With gratitude & prayers for those who serve, remembrance for those who have given their lives and with hope for peace.

Chris Pratt: I pray to make my life worthy of their sacrifice. Happy Memorial Day.

Miranda Lambert: Happy Memorial Day. Thanks to all who serve and have served. We can't ever say that enough. 

Lacey Chabert: My deepest gratitude to all those who have served and are serving our country. Honoring your families as well. #happymemorialday Godbless 

Kaley Cuoco: Happy Memorial Day  sending love to our armed forces who have fought and are still fighting 

Kandi Burruss: Happy Memorial Day! I want to say thank you to every person who has served & protected this country.

Rob Kardashian: 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.