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Pentagon Extends Border Mission Through September

January 15 2019


The military mission along the border with Mexico has been extended through September, reports the Military Times

The troops have been ordered to lay concertina wire, establish barriers and assist border patrol agents in Arizona, California and Texas. The extended mission will include more surveillance, according to the Pentagon.

About 4,500 active duty and National Guard troops have been deployed at the border since October 2018. There are around 2,350 active-duty personnel...

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