"Chris Kyle Day" Coming to Texas

Daniel Doherty
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Posted: Jan 30, 2015 3:30 PM
"Chris Kyle Day" Coming to Texas

The late Chris Kyle has been unfairly slandered and vilified since the release of the blockbuster film American Sniper. The movie, among other things, profiles his life through four tours of duty in Iraq, stressing his unparalleled marksmanship as a sniper and his constant -- and at times painful -- struggles to overcome the horrors of war.

Now, however, as a way to honor his memory, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) is declaring a new state holiday bearing his name:

Learn more about Chris Kyle -- and the amazing film which tells his story -- here, here, and here.