USN Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle was born in 1974 and graduated from Midlothian High School in 1992. Chris was born in Odessa, Texas, but later moved to Midlothian where he quickly became friends with everyone. Chris joined the U.S. Navy SEALS in 1999 and became the sniper with the most confirmed kills in United States history.
After serving for 10 years with the SEALS Chris decided to spend time with his family. During that time he wrote the #1 Best Seller "American Sniper: Autobiography" and gave back daily, helping fellow veterans and families of soldiers.
On February 2, 2013, Chris and his trusted friend, Chad Littlefield, were killed while helping a Marine veteran who was allegedly suffering from PTSD.