Chris Kyle, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Chris Kyle

American sniper

Date of Birth: 08-Apr-1974

Place of Birth: Odessa, Texas, United States

Date of Death: 02-Feb-2013

Profession: businessperson, military officer, sniper, autobiographer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About Chris Kyle

  • Christopher Scott Kyle (April 8, 1974 – February 2, 2013) was a United States Navy SEAL sniper.
  • He served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of heroism and meritorious service in combat.
  • He was awarded one Silver Star Medal, four Bronze Star Medals with "V" devices, a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and numerous other unit and personal awards.Kyle was honorably discharged from the U.S.
  • Navy in 2009, and published his bestselling autobiography, American Sniper, in 2012.
  • An eponymous film adaptation of Kyle's book, directed by Clint Eastwood, was released two years later.
  • In 2013, Kyle was murdered by Eddie Ray Routh at the Rough Creek Lodge shooting range near Chalk Mountain, Texas.
  • A former Marine with posttraumatic stress disorder, Routh was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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