Austin, Texas: Grave of the American Sniper

Chris Kyle, famous as the Navy SEAL "American Sniper" of Iraq, was killed with his own gun at a Texas shooting range by a fellow vet. His tombstone features Kyle posing with his sniper rifle.

Texas State Cemetery

Address:
1501 E. 11th St., Austin, TX
Directions:
Texas State Cemetery. Walk straight into the cemetery through the Rose Gate off of E. 11th St. The big Kyle tombstone will be on the right, about 500 feet in.
Hours:
Daily 8-5 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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The Legend -- Chris Kyle gravestone.

Chris Kyle Grave

Military figure and author. He is best remembered for his autobiographical book "American Sniper," a New York Times bestseller that described his military career as a US Navy SEAL sniper.

[Delane, 11/30/2022]

Kyle was killed with his own gun by a fellow vet. Kyle had taken him to a Texas shooting range in the belief that it would help him with his mental problems.


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