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National Guard´s border
security role in jeopardy

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/17/2014 1:45:23 PM

LAREDO, Texas — A dispute between the Army and the National Guard is jeopardizing the security role the Guard has played along the U.S.-Mexico border since 2006, a newspaper reported Sunday. The problems arise as the National Guard becomes more proficient at pinpointing illegal crossings along the border and as agents struggle with an influx of immigrants — especially unaccompanied minors — fleeing poverty and gang violence in Central America. The National Guard began operating along the border in 2006 when then-President George W. Bush ordered 6,000 troops to the area. Since then, the troops´ mission has evolved, and today about 300

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MattMusson, 6/17/2014 1:58:50 PM     (No. 9889658)

What a neat way of hamstringing the National Guard!

Somebody at the Pentagon is going to get an invite to the White House Christmas Party for coming up with this one.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: varkdriver, 6/17/2014 2:14:50 PM     (No. 9889679)

What is the ROE? Who can you stop/detain/open fire on?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rosewater, 6/17/2014 2:37:13 PM     (No. 9889696)

´especially unaccompanied minors — fleeing poverty and gang violence in Central America.´

Good ol AP perpetuating democrat lies for decades.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dman, 6/17/2014 3:18:57 PM     (No. 9889740)

#3: .. and bringing poverty and gang violence here. Remember the Mariels from Cuba.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/18/2014 12:27:12 AM     (No. 9890236)

Our soldiers can protect any border but our own.



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