Feb. 2 declared Chris Kyle Day Share:Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Posted in Feature, Midlothian on February 01, 2015 by Publisher Chris Kyle during a book signing at Camp Pendleton in January 2012.In honor of Midlothian's fallen Navy SEAL and American hero Chris Kyle, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Feb. 2 as Chris Kyle Day."America is the brightest beacon of freedom the world has ever known for one simple reason – because of you – our veterans, the men and women who put service above self," Governor Abbott said in a press release. "As Governor, I will constantly work to find ways to help our veterans. It’s our duty to help those who helped make America so exceptional. And it’s our duty to honor those whose sacrifice has preserved our freedom." You may also be interested in readingLegislative Medal of Honor awarded to Chris Kyle and William DyessRick Perry suspends campaign for PresidentChris Kyle’s widow, Taya Kyle lays into the NFLMurderer of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield found guiltyRep. John Wray files bill to name highway Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield HighwayTexas governor authorizes National Guard to carry guns on base2.7 magnitude earthquake hits MidlothianFather sentenced to 20 years for giving drugs to teenage daughterWISD bus driver recognized for actions during tornado warningOpen carry passes Texas legislature; Governor expected to sign into law ← Alleged gunman in critical condition after Ennis officer opens fireDon F. Essary → You must log in to post a comment.