• DOD Receives Additional DHS Border Support Request

    DOD Receives Additional DHS Border Support Request0

    The Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon for more border support, including providing tents to handle a surge of migrants at the southern border, The Hill reported. A Pentagon official confirmed the new DHS request Friday evening, saying it was for single-occupancy units. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has not formally responded to

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  • Lawmakers Request End to Troops’ Interactions With Migrants

    Lawmakers Request End to Troops’ Interactions With Migrants0

    Democratic lawmakers are seeking to get Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to drop Pentagon plans for military personnel to directly interact with migrants on the southern border, arguing it could violate long-standing law, according to a Military Times report. In a letter obtained by Defense News and signed by 19 Democratic senators, the lawmakers requested

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