America's deadliest sniper. RIP brother. Story
He never disclosed exactly how many enemy combatants he shot, but the Pentagon certified more than 150 of his kills during four combat tours of Iraq. Some news reports credited him with as many as 255. His confirmed kills exceeded the exploits of legendary Marine Carlos Hathcock, whom Kyle called "the best sniper in the world." Hathcock had 93 confirmed kills in Vietnam.
In all, he was awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor and two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals.
"I don't care about the medals," Kyle told the Star-Telegram in a 2012 interview. "I didn't do it for the money or the awards. I did it because I felt like it was something that needed to be done and it was honorable. I loved
Wherever somebody’s strugglin’ to be free,
Look in their eyes ma you’ll see me.
RIP and thank you for your service and sacrifices. His book is one of the best I have ever read. Be interesting to see more details of what happened, he seemed like the type who wouldn't let his guard down and was aware of his surroundings at all times. IIRC he now owned a security company.