Memorial Day 2019: Celebrities share touching notes

Memorial Day 2019: Celebrities share touching notes as they remember the people who have died while serving the US armed forces

  • Christie Brinkley shared a photo where she was in her twenties 
  • ‘I’m grateful for the many opportunities I have had over the years to personally thank our men and women who serve to protect our country,’ she said 
  • Reese Witherspoon shared a photo of a child on a soldier’s shoulders 
  • Ellen DeGeneres said she was ‘sending love to everyone who has served’ 

Memorial Day is a time for remembering and honoring people who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

And several celebrities acknowledged the important US holiday on Monday with Instagram messages. 

Sports Illustrated supermodel Christie Brinkley shared a photo where she was in her twenties.

Good one: Memorial Day is a time for remembering and honoring people who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Sports Illustrated supermodel Christie Brinkley shared a photo where she was in her twenties

Smooch: Then she was seen more recently being kissed by two sailors. 'They make sacrifices because they love peace and freedom and their country and all of us in it'

Smooch: Then she was seen more recently being kissed by two sailors. ‘They make sacrifices because they love peace and freedom and their country and all of us in it’

‘I’m grateful for the many opportunities I have had over the years to personally thank our men and women who serve to protect our country. 

‘This photo was taken during a Bob Hope Show at the Naval Base in Norfolk back in the early 80’s I think,’ she said. 

‘But how do you say thank you to those who made the ultimate sacrifice and their families who miss them. 

Nice note: Reese Witherspoon shared a photo of a child on a soldier's shoulders. The caption read, 'Happy #MemorialDay! Endlessly grateful for the brave men and women who have made the biggest sacrifice to protect our freedom'

Nice note: Reese Witherspoon shared a photo of a child on a soldier’s shoulders. The caption read, ‘Happy #MemorialDay! Endlessly grateful for the brave men and women who have made the biggest sacrifice to protect our freedom’

Looking up: Mad Men star January Jones shared an image of herself in sunglasses, hoop earrings and a hoodie while smelling a purple flower. Her note said, 'Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all those who have sacrificed so much'

Looking up: Mad Men star January Jones shared an image of herself in sunglasses, hoop earrings and a hoodie while smelling a purple flower. Her note said, ‘Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all those who have sacrificed so much’

‘Well we can start by remembering and honoring the fallen in unity as one nation together on this special day …sending a message of respect and gratitude. 

‘It will never be enough but I hope the families feel the love. #memorialday.’

Then she was seen more recently being kissed by two sailors.

Ellen time: Ellen DeGeneres said she was 'sending love to everyone who has served and are serving our country this Memorial Day'

Ellen time: Ellen DeGeneres said she was ‘sending love to everyone who has served and are serving our country this Memorial Day’

‘They make sacrifices because they love peace and freedom and their country and all of us in it. 

‘And we love you back. Hope you feel our respect on this #memorialday #fleetweek #broadway @chicagomusical.’ 

Reese Witherspoon shared a photo of a child on a soldier’s shoulders.

A message: Selma Blair said she saluted the soldiers who gave their lives for the US

A message: Selma Blair said she saluted the soldiers who gave their lives for the US

A lone flag: Sex & The City star Sarah Jessica Parker shared an image of an American flag as she wrote, 'On this Memorial Day it is an honor to remember all our men, women, LGBT veteran who sacrificed, who served, who gave selflessly and with grace. You have our lasting gratitude'

A lone flag: Sex & The City star Sarah Jessica Parker shared an image of an American flag as she wrote, ‘On this Memorial Day it is an honor to remember all our men, women, LGBT veteran who sacrificed, who served, who gave selflessly and with grace. You have our lasting gratitude’

The caption read, ‘Happy #MemorialDay! Endlessly grateful for the brave men and women who have made the biggest sacrifice to protect our freedom.

‘I hold your families in my heart.’

Mad Men star January Jones shared an image of herself in sunglasses, hoop earrings and a hoodie while smelling a purple flower. Her note said, ‘Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all those who have sacrificed so much.’ 

Sex & The City star Sarah Jessica Parker shared an image of an American flag as she wrote, ‘On this Memorial Day it is an honor to remember all our men, women, LGBT veteran who sacrificed, who served, who gave selflessly and with grace. You have our lasting gratitude. X.’  

In a health survey released in 2018 by the RAND Corporation, 6.1 percent of people in the U.S. military self-identified as LGBT.

Ellen DeGeneres said she was ‘sending love to everyone who has served and are serving our country this Memorial Day.’ She shared a photo of a man in uniform kissing his dog. 

Proud: Kris Jenner shared a photo of a dozen US flags. 'Wishing everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day - lets honor those servicemen and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice! We are forever grateful,' said the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star

Proud: Kris Jenner shared a photo of a dozen US flags. ‘Wishing everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day – lets honor those servicemen and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice! We are forever grateful,’ said the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star

Kris Jenner shared a photo of a dozen US flags.

‘Wishing everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day – lets honor those servicemen and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice! We are forever grateful,’ said the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star.

Kendall Jenner appeared to be rooting for another country as she posed with a British flag while in Europe. 

Maybe she forgot? Kendall Jenner appeared to be rooting for another country as she posed with a British flag while in Europe

Maybe she forgot? Kendall Jenner appeared to be rooting for another country as she posed with a British flag while in Europe

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