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Abbott Presents Texas Medals of Honor to Heroes Chris Kyle and Ed Dyess

Governor Greg Abbott presented two Texas Legislative Medals of Honor to the families of two great Texas heroes on Wednesday. The families of Army Air Corps Lt. Colonel William Edwin “Ed” Dyess and Navy Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle accepted the honor from the state of Texas.

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Alaskan Hospital for Veterans Honors ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle

A new hospital in Anchorage Alaska has been named to honor Texas Legislative Medal of Honor recipient Chris Kyle, a former Navy Seal American hero. Kyle was immortalized in the film “American Sniper” based upon his life and heroic tours of duty in in Iraq.

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PHOTOS: Behind the Scenes at Rick Perry’s Presidential Launch

Former Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) is well-known for his proud Texas swagger, but the launch of his presidential campaign was an all-American affair, featuring military heroes and even an American flag that was too big to fit in an airplane hangar.

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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.”

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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.

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Taya Kyle Heads to the Oscars; ‘Sure to be an Emotional Evening’

Taya Kyle, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, has traveled to California to attend the Oscars ceremony Sunday evening. The movie American Sniper, based on her husband’s autobiography of the same name, has been nominated for several awards, including

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Widow of American Sniper Chris Kyle Testifies in Murder Trial of Husband’s Killer

An emotional Taya Kyle, widow of America’s most deadly sniper, testified in the trial of her husband’s assassin. Her testimony came in the first day of the trial, shortly after opening arguments from both the prosecution and defense. Eddie Ray Routh is on trial for the murder of Chris Kyle on February 2nd, 2013.

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American Sniper: A Good Guy With A Gun Stopping Bad Guys

While watching Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper on January 26, it occurred to the author that while the movie is primarily a film that honors the life of American hero Chris Kyle–and rightfully so–it is also a film that tells a story about the good uses of a gun — a story about a good guy with a gun stopping bad guys.

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Chris Kyle’s Widow Pursues, Shoots Antelope In His Honor

On January 16, Weatherby Inc. released an ad for a short film which shows Taya Kyle stalk then shoot an antelope in honor of her late husband, Chris Kyle. The ad was released the same day that Clint Eastwood’s film

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‘American Sniper’ Star Sienna Miller Slams Hollywood Sexism

As of January, actress Sienna Miller has already had an astonishing year on screen with a major role in Clint Eastwood’s record-breaking film American Sniper and a supporting role as Nancy Shultz in Foxcatcher, but to get there, she says, she’s had to overcome systemic sexism within the industry.

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‘American Sniper’s Wife: ‘Chris Died as He Lived: Serving’

In a lengthy interview with the Los Angeles Times’ Steven Zeitchik, Taya Kyle, widow of famed U.S. Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, said she was initially fearful of the way Clint Eastwood’s recent film, American Sniper, would portray her husband, but she ultimately ended up enjoying the film