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20231030 Oct. 30, 2023

U.S. Northern Command supports DHS southwest border surge request

Eight-hundred active-duty military personnel under the direction of U.S. Northern Command will deploy to the southwest border as part of a surge support request by the Department of Homeland Security to assist the Customs and Border Protection mission.

June 25, 2019

Soldiers rescue two migrants from waters on U.S. border

Two U.S. Army Soldiers rescued two migrants from canal waters on the U.S. border in El Paso, TX, June 20. The two Soldiers were part of a Mobile Surveillance Team assisting Customs and Border Protection on the Southwest border, saw a migrant family enter the canal.

Nov. 1, 2018

DoD units supporting DHS along Southwest Border

The Department of Homeland Security has requested the Department of Defense to provide a range of assistance, including planning, engineering, transportation, logistics and medical support to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Aug. 26, 2016

Southwest Border Region Visit

Gen. Lori Robinson, NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander, was briefed on and toured the Southwest Border Region during a visit to San Diego, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016.

Aug. 5, 2016

Southern Border Visit

Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson, commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, travelled the Southern U.S. Border visiting NORTHCOM mission partners and units July 19-21, 2016. She received mission briefs and aerial tours in Texas and Arizona.