National Guard to stay on border 1 more year
On his second day performing Operation Jump Start duties on June 20, 2006, Army National Guard Pfc. Jacob Ellington, 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona National Guard, monitors one of dozens of screens at the Border Patrol's Communications Center linked to cameras monitoring the Yuma Sector of the border with Mexico.
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jim Greenhill
National Guard to stay on border 1 more year.
PHOENIX — National Guard troops will be staying on the Southwest border, at least for a while longer.
Matt Chandler, spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, said the Department of Defense has agreed to a one-year extension of the agreement to provide — and pay for &. Read National Guard to stay on border 1 more year...