Katy Perry Gives A "Shout Out" To The Troops On Memorial Day In America

29 May 2012, 08:32 | Updated: 29 May 2012, 08:56

The 'Part Of Me' singer says she hopes fans are enjoying the annual holiday and celebrating the country's troops.

Katy Perry has thanked the US armed forces for serving the country after sending a special Memorial Day message on Twitter.

The 'Teenage Dream' singer celebrated annual federal holiday in American yesterday (28th May) and gave a special "shout out" to all the troops past and present who have protected the US.

"Hope every1 is having a lovely Memorial day," Katy tweeted last night. "Shout out to all the wonderful men & women who are serving & have served our beautiful country."

The 'California Gurls' singer has been openly supportive of the armed forces in the past, and performed a special show in New York City last week (23rd May) to celebrate Fleet Week, when the U.S. Navy, Marines and Coastal Guard docked in the city.

Katy also reached out to thank her fans last week when she reached a new milestone of over 20 million followers on Twitter.

The 'Firework' singer is currently preparing to begin promoting her new 3D concert movie Katy Perry: Part Of Me 3D, due out in cinemas on 5th July, which she has promised will show her at her "most vulnerable".

Katy Perry will also release a new single 'Wide Awake', taken from the repackaged edition of her second album 'Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection" to help promote the new concert movie.