Texas National Guard

1k TX Guards Head to Border, Mission Unclear

Richard Berkow, BizPac Review

Rick Perry announced that he's deploying 1,000 TX Nat'l Guard troops to the border as a “force multiplier,” but the scope of their mission and level of authority remain a secret. The Guardsmen are destined to support the TX Dep't of Public Safety, as they cope with the influx of illegal immigrants.

We Like Governor Perry’s National Guard Deployment, But…

Much as we like Governor Perry’s plan to deploy the Texas National Guard to the Rio Grande valley that, by itself, won’t stem the flow of illegal aliens crossing the border.

BREAKING NEWS: Gov. Perry to Send 1,000 Texas National Guardsmen To Border

At a news conference scheduled for today Texas Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce he will activate the Texas National Guard claims state Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen.