It’s the thought that counts, right?
Happy Veterans Day to ALL our troops…. http://t.co/Jzi1V9OhE1
— Regina Mauzy (@rgspch52) May 26, 2013
Happy Veterans Day! Special shout out to my wife and son who both gave service to our country. HappyVeteransDay
— Ricardo Cabrera (@Ricardo01552195) May 26, 2013
— Bob Ouellette (@_bobouellette_) May 27, 2013
Thank You every soldier & veteran who has fought for my freedom & that has died for my freedom. God Bless America! #VeteransDay
— Ron (@Sara_Fan1) May 27, 2013
— Shawn Shaji (@dn_shawn) May 27, 2013
— Daria (@Jetmet702) May 27, 2013
Watching Zero Dark Thirty with the faaam #veteransday
— Brittney Coblentz (@brittneycoblent) May 27, 2013
— Becky Rios Morrison (@beckythebarber) May 27, 2013
I am so grateful for the women and men who have given their lives for our country and the freedom we enjoy #VeteransDay. Deserving of honor
— Shannah S (@shoegirl113) May 27, 2013
Happy Veterans Day http://t.co/QE85St1osT
— Monsante Bey (@MonsanteBey) May 27, 2013
Good morning! Happy veterans day!!! How many of y'all are in the mirror practicing the wobble before the cookout later?!
— Deszion Amani Nasir (@deszion) May 27, 2013
Happy Veterans Day to my marine, you've been my biggest fan since day one and always taught me to do… http://t.co/9hXzlW0fea
— Hal (@OH_hals) May 27, 2013
There are only two that can assure your freedom – Jesus Christ and a soldier. Happy Veterans Day.
— Chris Allen (@ChrisAllenSkywx) May 27, 2013
— @Jotaviz (@Jotaviz) May 27, 2013
Let me call my aunt & uncle .. Happy Veterans Day !
— BalanceIsEverything (@Hazel_Natural) May 27, 2013
Happy Veterans Day and a great big thank you to all those who give/gave their life to protect ours… http://t.co/1lNIzIOonm
— ***THE INFAMOUS*** (@DJPRINCECHARMIN) May 27, 2013
For all you sleeping in today, I saved some sunrise for you. Happy Veterans Day. Especially to my dad… http://t.co/k1MrCsrZIR
— 5 Bean Coffee (@5BeanCoffee) May 27, 2013
Happy veterans day?
— Sal (@EffSall) May 27, 2013
— StarlightLive (@RobertLopez_) May 27, 2013
But the misidentification wasn’t only confined to Twitter:
We’ll give everybody a break — the pressure is mounting because Thanksgiving is in a couple of weeks and they haven’t bought the turkey yet.
The initial version of this post included only a dozen Veterans Day celebrators, but we have expanded our list.