Latest "National Guard border" stories
Active-duty troops could be deployed along the southern border again
The chief of the National Guard bureau suggested that active-duty troops could replace his forces, which are scheduled to return home by Sept. 30.
Unspent border wall funds will be rerouted back to military construction projects
The Defense Department gave up $3.6 billion in military construction funds to build border barriers.
DoD didn’t put enough thought into the cost of border deployments, report finds
The Government Accountability Office found the Pentagon failed to plan for and report on the results of border wall deployments.
New in 2021: Border deployments slowly winding down as more wall goes up
Troop presence is down about a third from the height of border deployments.
2,100 mostly unarmed Guard troops on border as Trump vows to send more to stop migrant caravan
National Guard could send 2,000 more troops to border, if governors OK the deployment.
By Tara Copp