Pentagon sends 1,000 more troops to southern border

More U.S. troops are headed to the southern border.

The Pentagon is sending an additional 1,000 troops to the border in an effort to strengthen border security through a combination of applying concertina wire, and providing detection and monitoring, a senior defense official told The Hill on Friday.

“Our numbers right now total are about 5,000. They’ll increase to about 6,000 by March 1,” the official said.

Full Story @ American Military News


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