Latest "military border mission" stories
This is what it’ll take to end the military’s border mission
Federalized troops have been deploying to the border since 2018.
Should Mexico border deployments count towards Guard and reserve GI Bill benefits?
Military officials said they are looking into disparities in what benefits active-duty and part-time troops earn for similar work.
Did defense officials hide border mission details from Congress?
Pentagon officials announced thousands more troops headed to the border just hours after a congressional hearing on the topic.
Defying critics, Trump again suggests military troops should build the border wall
Democrats have said such a move would violate a host of rules, and they'll move next year to pass legislation ending the idea.
Mattis: Troops to stop using the term ‘secure’ at border locations
The military will have met initial the DHS request within the next week, but forces will remain through the holidays, at least.
By Tara Copp, Associated Press