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Navy SEALs Zero Dark Thirty

Navy SEALs, Pentagon Brass Push Back Against Political, Media Exploitation

When Taya Kyle, wife of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, fondly recalled her late husband’s humility on Breitbart News Daily Tuesday morning, she was speaking in the context of a New York Times article published over the weekend. The article described a growing rift among current and former Navy SEALs, and Pentagon commanders, over what some denounce as the commercial and political exploitation of the legendary service.

Chris Kyle Awarded Texas Legislative Medal of Honor

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Concurrent Resolution 85 authorizing the posthumous award of the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to “American Sniper” hero, U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle. The murdered former Navy Seal was a Texas native who served four tours of duty in Iraq and has been recognized as the “most lethal” sniper in U.S. military history.

Perry Launches 2nd Run Alongside Taya Kyle, Marcus Luttrell, WWII Vets

“The reason I am running for president is I know for certain our country’s best days lie ahead. There is nothing wrong in America today that cannot be fixed with new leadership,” said Perry. “We are just a few good decisions away from unleashing economic growth, and reviving the American Dream.”

‘American Sniper’ Blu-ray Review: One of 2014’s Best Films Available in High Def

One of the most striking, memorable, and talked about films of 2014 has finally come to Blu-ray. Director Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper dominated the box office, earning over $543 million worldwide, and received much praise from both critics and mainstream audiences. The film also received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor, and had one win for Best Sound Editing.

Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield’s Killer Found Guilty

The jury in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh has found him guilty of capital murder for killing “American Sniper” Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range on February 2, 2013. Routh, 27, had admitted to the killings but had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

Prosecution Expert: Chris Kyle ‘Absolutely Never Saw This Coming’

The prosecution continued its rebuttal case Tuesday in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, who is accused of killing “American Sniper” Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield. Howard Ryan, a crime scene analyst, testified Tuesday morning about the crime scene and how the men were killed.

Prosecution Witness: Chris Kyle’s Killer May Have Been Inspired by Seinfeld

The prosecution presented its rebuttal case Friday in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, who is accused of killing “American Sniper” Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield. Routh has admitted to killing the two men but has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. The prosecution’s experts sought to challenge the credibility of Routh’s insanity claims, pointing out inconsistencies in his story and even a possible inspiration Routh may have drawn from the TV show “Seinfeld.”

Former Girlfriend and Sister of Chris Kyle’s Accused Killer Testify

Defense attorneys for Eddie Ray Routh, accused of killing “American Sniper” author and Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield, continued to present their case on Wednesday, calling Routh’s former girlfriend and then his sister to testify. Routh has admitted killing the two men but has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

Mother of Chris Kyle’s Accused Killer Testifies at Trial

On Tuesday, the prosecution rested its case against Eddie Ray Routh, accused of killing “American Sniper” hero Chris Kyle and another veteran named Chad Littlefield. Routh’s defense attorneys then began presenting their case, and one of the first witnesses called was Jodi Routh, Routh’s mother.

Jurors Hear Video Confession from Chris Kyle’s Accused Killer

As the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, the accused killer of “American Sniper” hero Chris Kyle and Kyle’s friend Chad Littlefield, entered its second week, jurors were shown a video of Routh confessing to the fatal shootings. Kyle and Littlefield were killed on February 2, 2013. Routh, who was 25 at the time of the shootings, has confessed to the killings but has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.