Latest "National Guard Border Mission" stories
The cost for Operation Lone Star, which has deployed 10,000 service members, has ballooned to more than $2 billion a year.
By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune and Davis Winkie
Active duty troops were first sent to the border in October 2018 to secure it from an arriving caravan of migrants.
By Tara Copp
The number of U.S. active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border has “pretty much peaked” at the current total of 5,800, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Thursday.
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press