P.E.A. means patient expired on arrival. So, technically the enemy grenade did kill him – but he wasn’t done here on earth yet, and he came back.
He also got the Medal of Honor which was given to him by President Barack Obama.
Today, Kyle is retired from the military and is working on getting his degree in International Studies from the University of South Carolina.
Over the next two years, Kyle had forty different surgeries.
He was awarded the Purple Heart for his act of incredible bravery.
In his spare time, he gives motivational speeches and charity work.
Take a look at this video