Here’s What Life Is Like For National Guard Troops On The Border

Guardsmen operate surveillance cameras along the border, reporting what they see to Border Patrol agents.

By Carson FrameMarch 9, 2020 7:44 am, , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Thousands of military troops remain deployed at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of the Trump administration’s effort to prevent illegal crossings. Some of them are active duty service members, but many are part of the National Guard — from states as far away as Iowa and Kentucky.

It’s an unusual deployment, with troops quartered in hotels and families allowed to visit.

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