Abbott says Texas to celebrate ‘Chris Kyle Day’ on second anniversary of Navy SEAL’s slaying

January 30, 2015 8:04 PM

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At the Texans Veterans of Foreign Affairs Mid-Winter Convention in Austin this morning, Governor Greg Abbott declared February 2 Chris Kyle Day in honor of the slain “American Sniper” from Odessa.

“In honor of a Texas son, a Navy SEAL and an American hero — a man who defended his brothers and sisters in arms on and off the battlefield — I am declaring February 2nd Chris Kyle Day in Texas,” said Abbott. “We will commemorate his passing, but more importantly, remembering his answering of the ca...

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