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Col. Paul N. Garcia, after serving 30 years, retires from the U. S. Army
March 25, 2022 - Col. Paul N. Garcia, after serving 30 years, retires from the U. S. Army on March 25, while serving as Deputy Commander for Joint Task Force North, Ft. Bliss, Texas. He is a native of McAllen and is the son of Reverend...

DEL RIO, Texas – North Dakota Army National Guardsmen rescued migrants from drowning while crossing the Rio Grande
March 22, 2022 - Specialists Luis Alvarado and Gracin Clem are assigned to Joint Task Force North, Task Force Legion in Del Rio, Texas, and were conducting Mobile Surveillance Camera (MSC) site operations for Customs and Border Protection...

NORAD/NORTHCOM Leaders Recognize Missouri National Guard Soldier on Southwest Border Mission
Feb. 17, 2022 - U.S. Air Force Gen. Glen VanHerck, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, presents a challenge coin to Sgt. David Ewald of the Missouri National Guard’s 3175th Chemical Company...

Soldier renders CPR to Pedestrian
Sept. 22, 2021 - LAREDO, Texas -- On Sept. 20, Staff Sgt. Christopher Hurley, a Tennessee Army National Guard Soldier, rushed to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation to a person requiring assistance on the Gateway to the Americas port of...

Col. Steinbrecher to Retire, June 16, 2021
June 16, 2021 - FORT BLISS, Texas – Col. Wallace E. Steinbrecher, after serving 39 years, retires from the U. S. Army National Guard on June 16, while serving as Deputy Commander for Joint Task Force North, Ft. Bliss, Texas. He is a native...