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19 Awards Chris Kyle Earned That Are Better Than An Oscar

Read the original article: Independent Journal Review

American Sniper was broadly snubbed at the Oscars last night, in spite of being the #1 grossing war film Hollywood has ever produced.

According to the Chris Kyle Memorial Trust and the ‘About the Author’ page in his book, Kyle has won:

  • 2 Silver Stars with Combat Valor
  • 5 Bronze Stars with Combat Valor
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat Valor
  • 2 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals with Combat Valor
  • 2 Combat Action Ribbons
  • Navy Presidential Unit Citation
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award
  • Navy Unit Commendation
  • Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Navy Good Conduct Medal with 2 Service Star
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Iraq Campaign Medal with 4 Campaign Stars
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with 3 Service Stars
  • Rifle Marksmanship Medal
  • Pistol Marksmanship Medal
  • United States Navy SEALs Insignia