National Guard

Texas National Guard Pilots Compete In Helicopter Shooting CompetitionArizona is hosting a helicopter gunfight competition this week involving National Guard pilots from Texas and six other states.
Suspect Drug House Razed As Part Of Operation CrackdownOperation Crackdown was first launched in 1993 and so far almost 1,200 so-called drug houses and buildings have been demolished in 24 cities, including Dallas.
National Guard Helps Rescue Flooded Out Families In Johnson CountyRising high water meant the emergency rescue of dozens of Cleburne families.
Abbott Stays Noncommittal On Pulling Guard From Texas BorderGov. Greg Abbott remains noncommittal on a timeline for pulling the National Guard off the Texas-Mexico border after hundreds of police officers applied for jobs to effectively replace those troops.
Texas House OKs Sweeping Border Security BillPlans to hire of hundreds of new troopers for the Texas-Mexico border is part of sweeping border security measures tentatively approved by the Texas House.
Texas Guard Troops Staying On Border, But Some Question MissionStill unclear is how many guard troops will remain, serving in their strictly surveillance role. They are armed, but they do not have arrest authority and must call another agency at the first sign of trouble.
Lt. Gov. Patrick: National Guard Not Leaving Texas BorderThe Lieutenant Governor says state leaders no longer want the Texas National Guard off the border with Mexico next month as originally planned.
House Panel Examines Texas Border Surge CostA Texas House panel is again examining how much Gov. Rick Perry's National Guard troop surge to the Texas-Mexico border will cost the state.
Texas Gov. Perry Criticizes Mexico Border "Failure"In a sharp criticism of Mexico's 'failure' on immigration and crime policies, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has invited President Enrique Pena Nieto to visit his state and observe law enforcement efforts on the U.S. side of the border.
Mexico Condemns Texas' National Guard Border DeploymentMexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border is 'unpleasant' and 'reprehensible.'
National Guard On Border, But Not Perry's 1,000 In coming weeks, Texas National Guardsmen on two separate missions will be working along the Texas-Mexico border in South Texas.
Gov. Perry & FAA Disagree About Requests To Fly Drones Over BorderA new disagreement has emerged between Governor Rick Perry and the Obama Administration about border security. It centers around the state's use of unmanned aircraft or drones along the Texas-Mexico border.
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