Military Working to Harden Valley Ports of Entry

4 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Wednesday, April 17 2019 Apr 17, 2019 April 17, 2019 9:29 PM April 17, 2019 in News - Local

WESLACO – The U.S. military is in the Rio Grande Valley to harden security at ports-of-entry from Laredo to Donna.

According to a statement from the U.S. Army, military personnel are working at Donna and Progresso ports-of-entry as part of the “port hardening mission”.

The statement reads, “The Department of Defense is helping the Department of Homeland Security with a request for military to harden ports of entry in Texas and New Mexico.”

Brownsville wasn’t specifically named in the statement but people crossing the border reported new plexi glass-looking barriers.

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