Awarded 2 silver and 5 bronze medals.
Good friends with Marcus Luttrell.
Chris was shot and killed while on an outing with 25-year-old Eddie Ray Routh, an Iraq/Afghanistan veteran struggling with PTSD. The three were at a gun range when Routh reportedly shot Chris and another person in the back. Routh was arrested in Lancaster after a brief chase in Kyle's stolen truck. Chris Kyle was awarded two Silver Stars and five Bronze Stars with Valor. He leaves behind a wife and two children.
Former Navy Seal sniper.
Said that he knocked down Jesse Ventura in 2006 for making derogatory remarks about the military. Ventura denied that the incident happened and filed a lawsuit against Kyle for defamation.