Watch Beyonce & Jay Z Surprise U.S. Troops on New Year's Eve
"I just want to say a big thank you to our troops for everything you do to keep our country safe," she said in a message that played during a USO countdown to 2015. "We all sleep better at night knowing that you guys are protecting us, and we're filled with gratitude."
Fast-forward to the 2:15 mark to see Beyonce's message below:
"Watching the On the Run concert made me forget I was in Afghanistan for the holidays ... thank you," SSGT Ferguson -- who is stationed at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan -- said, according to a USO press release.