Celebrities Tweet Gratitude, Respect on Veterans Day

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Celebrities Tweet Gratitude, Respect on Veterans Day

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Ellen DeGeneres was just one celeb who tweeted her support for the veterans.

As Americans across the nation joined voices on November 11 to thank servicemen and women past and present for their collective sacrifice, a handful of celebrities extended their gratitude via Twitter. Here's a look at a selection of the Veterans Day tributes posted by some of Hollywood's finest figures.

"For their honor. For their bravery. For their sacrifice as well as their families: THANK YOU 2 those who fight & have fought 4 our country." -- former "Bachelorette" Trista Sutter

"Army Wives" actress Sally Pressman reflected " Today is a day to show appreciation and gratitude to all past and present soldiers AND their families. But really this is EVERY day"

"There's no deeper respect than that which I have for the men &women who make this world a better, safer, freer place. #KissAVet #VeteransDay" -- Ginnifer Goodwin

"THANK YOU to all of the incredible men and women who serve and have served our incredible country. It is because of you, we enjoy these freedoms. #HappyVeteransDay #ProudtobeanAmerican" -- "Seventh Heaven" alum Beverley Mitchell

Josh Groban wrote "To all our veterans who have sacrificed so much to keep our nation and the world safe, today (and every day) we say THANK YOU."

"God bless and protect all the men and women who serve and protect our country- we love you, support you and thank you!" -- "Hart of Dixie" star Jaime King

"I Dream of Jeanne" actress Barbara Eden tweeted her thanks along with a photo: "God bless our veterans & troops. Thank you for your service & courage & may God bless the USA, Barbara "

"US Veterans - A privilege to honor you. An honor to thank you. #BroadStripesAndBrightStars" -- "The Rock" Dwayne Johnson

Country music superstar Miranda Lambert shared "Thank you to all our veterans! True hero's. We all celebrate you today!"

"Angel" alum David Boreanaz wrote "Protect, serve and honor. To all our Veterans I thank you."

"A BIG shout out to my Pop Pop Frank who served in WW2. ❤ Thanks to all the veterans who've made Freedom possible in our country." -- "Full House" actress Candace Cameron Bure

Ellen DeGeneres shared "Thinking of all the men and women who have served our country, and the ones abroad doing it right now. Come home safely."

"Deepest gratitude to the men and women who selflessly protect us. #VeteransDay" -- Kat Dennings

Marlee Matlin tweeted "Happy Veteran's Day. Honor the sacrifices that our nation's men and women and their families have made to keep us safe. Thank you Veterans"

Former "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery wrote "Happy Veterans Day 2all who serve-proud to have grandpas & other relatives who served n USNavy,USAF,USArmy in peacetime & war #notforgotten"

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