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Texas reduces National Guard members deployed to Operation Lone Star border mission

Abbott said there’s over 5,000 guard members still assigned to the border. He initially said he had deployed 10,000.

By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune, and Davis Winkie, Military Times
Asylum-seeking migrants walk as they are escorted by National Guard officers, after crossing the Rio Grande river into the United States from Mexico, at Eagle Pass on July 26, 2022.

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