Trisha Yearwood Thanks Military Members for ‘Ultimate Sacrifice’ on Veterans Day

by Thad Mitchell
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Like so many others have on Veterans Day, Trisha Yearwood is using social media to send a heartfelt thank you to veterans. The country music and Food Network star posted a tribute to servicemen and women on her Instagram account. She attached a short family video along with the post.

“Veterans Day…honoring all who have served our country in wartime and peacetime,” she writes. “Thank you for your service, and thank you to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. God bless you and your families. That’s my sister Beth, at 3-years-old, saluting my Uncle Wilson as he left for base camp in 1964, the year I was born.”

She includes the hashtags #VeteransDay and #BlessOurTroops along with the Instagram post.

Yearwood Joins List of Country Stars Honoring Vets

Yearwood joins countless other celebrities and public figures in taking a moment to reflect on sacrifices made by military personnel. Here are some more country music stars saluting our country’s service men and women on Veteran Day.

“Eternally grateful for the courage, sacrifice and dedication of all who serve,” Tim McGraw writes. “Thank you to my family members and all of you out there who I have had the pleasure of meeting over the years! #Veterans Day.”

McGraw also includes eight photos of family members that have served in the military. Earlier this year, the country star tells 102.7 Coyote Country that he has many family connections to the service.

“My sister was in the Army in the first Iraq War,” he says. “She was in Army Intelligence and my uncle was in Vietnam. My grandfather was in the Navy in World War II.”

“To all of you who sere or have served this country,” Darius Rucker tweets. “From Deep in my heart…Thank you so much for all u do for all of us!!!”

Other country artists posting tributes to Veterans include Billy Ray Cyrus, Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean.

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