Chris Kyle was murdered not too far south of where I'm at right now. In fact, I had recently looked into a place to go shooting and I had come across the very range where he was killed at (in Glen Rose, Texas) and I even visited his website some time ago while researching training and certification to make hunting trips more fruitful and home defense more secure.
But, alas, I never registered for any of the classes or visited that range. I wish I had.
Chris Kyle's Company - If you want to make a donation to his family, I suggest going straight to Craft International as you know the income goes straight to his next of kin.
"Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world." - James 1:27 (HCSB)
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Update: I do all of the website work for a conglomerate company in Mansfield, Texas, that owns a bunch of different businesses including a large restaurant-bar-club in Mansfield called Fat Daddy's Sports & Spirits Cafe.
Anyhow, because it's one of the largest venues of it's type in the southern part of the DFW area (I guess) and is only about 10 miles NW of Midlothian (where the Kyle family lived), the Navy SEALs rented it out last night to have a "private party", which was a few hundred of them getting together to honor the falling of Chris Kyle.
What's odd is that we had rumors that the Westboro Baptist Church protesters (who were surrounded when they tried to picket his funeral at Cowboy's Stadium - from what I was told) were going to come to Fat Daddy's to protest as well. They never showed up. I will never understand that group.
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Second Update: HAHA, just talked to the GM at Fat Daddy's. Last night one of the SEALs got up on the bar and hung an American flag from the top of the bar (and this is a big bar), then hung Kyle's skull and crossbones flag (that's his unit I guess). One of the managers was like, "What's he doing? He can't do that." The GM laughed and told him to go ahead and get up there and take it down if he wanted to. lol. The flags stayed up there all night.