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Texas Guard’s border mission needs an additional $531 million to continue past this month, top general says

Texas Military Department leaders say they’ve addressed many of the issues that arose late last year when the mission ramped up to 10,000 service members — but more money is needed to run the mission at its current pace.

By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune, and Davis Winkie, Military Times
National Guard oversee an area where the border wall ends in Del Rio, on Nov. 7, 2021.

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