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CBP Border Patrol Open House May 17, Air and Marine Operations and Field Operations to Participate

May 11th, 2017 under Community
Presidio Station Horse Patrol Unit.

Presidio Station Horse Patrol Unit.

MARFA  – The U.S. Border Patrol’s Big Bend Sector will host an open house on Wednesday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sector Headquarters, 300 Madrid Street, Marfa.

The event is open to the public. Schools that would like to bring their students are welcome as well.

On display will be equipment used by the Border Patrol in their daily operations. Items such as weapons, rescue equipment and vehicles will be displayed and demonstrated. There will also be agents and horses from the Sector’s horse patrol. K-9 teams will be on hand and will offer demonstrations.

A U.S. Border Patrol K9 demonstration.

A U.S. Border Patrol K9 demonstration.

Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations will have a helicopter on display. CBP’s Office of Field Operations will be available to discuss port of entry operations.

Refreshments will be served.

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