Chris Kyle is the most lethal sniper in American history. Chris demonstrated heroism on many accounts during his years of service. Chris Kyle is considered one of America 's heroes. His history and background was unique, his accomplishments are important, and the legacy he has left behind is important to everyone. Chris Kyle always wanted to help people.
In the elite community of Navy SEAL heroes, Chris Kyle has surged above the rest of the community and distinguishes himself as unique. American Sniper is a retired Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle 's autobiography on how he became the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, with more than 160 official kills in the Iraq war from 2003 to 2009. This autobiography gives insight to what it is like fighting in war, and protecting American lives. Chris Kyle grew up in small town north-central Texas. Learning the importance of family, and traditional values like patriotism, self-reliance, and looking out for your family and neighbors.
American Sniper puts an emphasis on showing the public, soldiers don’t lose any sense of humanity when joining the military. They are still civilians with a background story, who emote like everybody else on earth. With the flood of video games like Call of Duty and films such as Rambo, it’s too often the media portrays soldiers as war prone robots. Clint Eastwood seemed very determined to break any false portrayals of soldiers, manifested by the media. The backstory of Chris Kyle is he’s just a southern guy with aspirations to become a full fledge rodeo cowboy, who suddenly is compelled to enlist in the navy, after catching a glimpse of the embassy bombings on t.v.
The movie American Sniper follows the life and military career of one of the United States’ best snipers in history, Chris Kyle. Kyle grew up in Texas and joined the military as a young man, enlisting in the Navy SEALs. After the 9/11 attacks, Kyle served four tours in Iraq and amassed the most kills in U.S. military sniper history. After his tours, Kyle returned home to his wife and ran a program helping disabled veterans. In 2013, however, Kyle was shot by one of the veterans he was trying to help who was suffering from PTSD.
Chris Kyle was a sniper in the Navy SEALS during the Iraq War and got awards and promotions during his career which earned him a reputation and title. In training, he busted a drug dealer in an exercise in the city. He was so skilled at his job that his chief told him to become a navigator. His largest kill was from 2100 feet away in Sadr City. He won 2 Silver Stars and 5 Bronze Stars for valor. One of the Bronze Stars that he received was for valor in combat when he fought with the Marines and saved many of the Marines’ lives and even a reporter’s life. He also had a high count of confirmed kills in his career. Later in his career, he was promoted to a Subject Matter Expert (SME) which means that he takes to high officers and tell them what could be better for equipment and training for snipers and for SEALS. Finally, he is
Forty thousand people attended his burial. At his ceremony, Bill Clinton said,"This remarkable man...with faith and discipline, with soft-spoken humility and amazing inner strength, led a very courageous life. And in so doing, he brought dignity to the lives of so many others and provided for us inspiration for the rest of our nation's
Nina Hagen once stated, “Do some selfless service for people who are in need. Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves” (“Selfless Quotes”). To be selfless, a person must put others needs and well-being before their own. Nina stated just that. Chris McCandless frequently did exactly that. The majority of people that hear or read the story of McCandless overlook the fact that Chris could be, in fact, selfless even when it didn’t benefit him. Even when he must go without.
He stood and fought when other had retreated and he may of not won but he did fight and that’s what counts. He was a hero in our eyes he did so much for Texas and he was a fighter and a great man who loved Texas. He will go down as one of the most heroic man who ever lived,he is truly a good man and hero there is no doubting
Chris McCandless was in his early 20’s, he was the kind of that guy that wanted to learn and experience life without all of the material things. He wanted to be independent from his parents and friends so Chris did something that would be insane for most of us humans but to him, it wasn’t. He went into the wild of Alaska for months, in fact, McCandless even thought he could make it out alive at the end of his journey. As a matter of fact, he was known as being a risk taker and enjoyed being out and about in the nature side of the world. Many would believe that Chris McCandless went into the wild to purposely kill himself; however, I myself believe that McCandless did not do it purposely.
Chris Kyle is an iconic man who is widely known throughout the world for his acts in the service as a Navy SEAL. He has done many great things in his life, and learning about him has been quite amazing. Chris Kyle is known for not only his service in the Navy SEALs, but also for being a good husband, a cowboy, a loving father, inspirational, and a man who was truly committed to his fellow soldiers. During his time in the Navy, Chris is reported to have about one hundred and sixty confirmed shots, but the accuracy of that number is still unclear. While examining Chris Kyle and his life, one must ask the question: Could that number really be accurate? Chris Kyle, known for his confidence, his caring nature, and his bravery, is a very respectable
Despite Krakauer 's honorable attempts to portray Chris as someone who is relatable and should be pitied, Chris is portrayed as careless and inconsiderate. Krakauer 's biased diction end up showing Chris as stupid and egotistical. In the beginning Krakauer starts off make Chris a relatable person however after the first few pages Krakauer turns Chris into a superficial rich entitled person who thought he was able to do anything without repercussion. There are many instances where Krakauer reveals Chris as such. Chris may have been innocent in his ideals but that was his mistake, “For most of the sixteen-week ordeal…McCandless more than held his own.
With this action Chris showed he would drive from all he knew and denounce his name to be happy. The people he meet can see his free spirit and happiness because of this and how he presents himself. They can see he won't let things material of emotional get in the way of his happiness, and they admire that in him. Even with all the knowledge and air of sophistication Chris is still very navie. Chris, dumb genious, happily depressed, or wisely naive whatever you view him to be he was loved by all without waver.
There were many people he met who tried to talk Chris out of it but since it was just him he never really listened. Shaun Callarman is just one of many people who agree with my ideas of who Chris really was. Shaun says, “I think that Chris McCandless was bright and ignorant at the same time. He had no common sense,
He sieged and rampaged with the battles of Cedar Mountain, Clark’s Mt., 2nd Manassas, and Antietam. After his many accomplishments General Lee noticed his bravery and promoted him to General. Most importantly, he was a great man and leader and was revered by his soldiers. The respect that was given to him among his soldiers and peers was earned the old fashion way. Jackson’s true legacy was established after his death by friendly fire.