The Blackfoot Valley's News Source Since 1980

Gianforte announces Montana National Guard deployment to Texas border

Montana governor declares southern border emergency, says 10 Guardsmen will provide assistance policing cross-border drug trafficking.

Gov. Greg Gianforte announced Tuesday that the state is deploying a small number of Montana National Guard troops to the nation's southern border, describing the action as an effort to help the state of Texas police cross-border drug trafficking in light of what he described as inaction by the federal government.

According to the announcement, 10 Montana National Guardsmen have volunteered for act...


Reader Comments(0)