On the heels of Memorial Day being celebrated earlier this week, country music superstar Travis Tritt is remembering another important day in history.
Today (Sunday, June 6) marks the 77th anniversary of D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history. On D-Day, some 160,000 allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy in an effort to liberate Europe. D-Day occurred during World War II in 1944.
Travis Tritt is among the public figures taking time out to remember those who served during the mission. Tritt posted a tribute on social media encouraging country music fans to commemorate the special anniversary.
“Today is the 77th anniversary of D-Day,” Tritt says in his Sunday Instagram post. “We should never forget the sacrifices that our brave warriors have made for our freedoms.”
Travis Tritt’s post was well received with several country fans taking to the comments to offer their own tribute to the men and women serving our county.
“Amen. Thanks to all branches of services,” a fan and Instagram user writes. “Thank You For Your Services and sacrifices. God bless you all. Amen.”
Travis Tritt Fans Respond to D-Day Social Media Post
Another Travis Tritt fan shares his experience in meeting some veterans of the armed service. It is safe to say the military members left quite an impression on this person.
“I actually met several 82nd airborne paratroopers and glider riders when I served in the 82nd,” the fan writes. “They would come to our annual gatherings. To meet those men in person was a great honor for a young man. To a man, they always said they were just doing what had to be done. Very humbling experience to be around these men of the Greatest Generation. God Speed to all who served during that conflict.”
Travis Tritt has been active on social media as of late as he begins to slowly ease back into touring. He is one of hundreds of music artists to express excitement that things are getting back to normal. Last year, touring and live show plans were blown up by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The arrival of a vaccine for the virus has tipped the scales as normal life is upon us once again. Travis Tritt played a live show over the weekend in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He shared photos of his most recent outing with his fans and social media followers.