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The Air Force vet who raised $22 million on GoFundMe for a border wall just hit another major milestone
A group that has so far raised more than $22 million on GoFundMe announced on Monday that it had constructed a small portion of border wall on private land, the...
US troops will build tent ‘facilities’ to lodge at least 7,500 adult migrants
The Defense Department is loaning the Department of Homeland Security tents, which it will set up for the migrants
The Air Force vet who raised $22 million for a border wall claims a ‘major network’ will show his finances are legit
"Ultimately, we've all put our reputations on the line to deliver actual completed segments of wall on the border, and that's what we have to do before we put any...
Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces and other areas
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico, including taking about $600...
White House wants another $377 million to pay for active-duty and National Guard troops on the border
About 2,900 active-duty and 2,000 National Guardsmen are currently deployed to the border as part of a mission that is now called Operation Guardian Support.
The Pentagon will decide by May 10 which military construction projects will be sacrificed for the border wall
In just under a month, the Defense Department should have a list of which military construction projects can be delayed in order to transfer $3.6 billion to pay for the...
Trump wants a larger, more aggressive mission for US troops at the Mexican border
"I'm going to have to call up more military. Our military – don't forget – can't act like a military would act. Because if they got a little rough, everybody...
The Army just awarded $976 million in contracts for border wall construction
The money for the border wall comes from the Defense Department's counter-narcotics funds.
Lawmakers move to block the Pentagon’s $1 billion transfer for Trump’s border wall
Lawmakers moved to block the Department of Defense's move to transfer $1 billion for the construction of a physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, the latest showdown in the battle...
Marine commandant: deploying troops to US-Mexico border poses ‘unacceptable risk’ to Corps
The commandant of the Marines has warned the Pentagon that deployments to the southwest border and funding transfers under the president's emergency declaration, among other unexpected demands, have posed "unacceptable...
Pentagon to Congress: Here’s every project that could be used to fund Trump’s wall. Or not. We don’t even know
Thanks, DoD. This helps. Really.
DoD will finally tell Congress which construction projects could be cancelled to pay for the border wall
President Donald Trump announced on Feb. 15 that he was declaring a national emergency that allowed him to take $3.6 billion from military construction projects to pay for the border...
Troop pay raise, border wall, and wartime funding: Here’s your 2020 Pentagon budget
U.S. troops could get up to $1,000 extra per year under the pay raise included in the Pentagon's proposed fiscal 2020 budget.
Here is the full list of active-duty military units deployed to the southern border
With the most recent deployment, there are currently more than 4,000 active-duty troops on the U.S./Mexico border.
NORTHCOM chief sees no military threat at the US-Mexico border
The head of U.S. Northern Command told lawmakers on Tuesday that he sees no military threat from foreign nationals crossing into the United States through the southern border, casting doubt...
Trump claims border wall is under construction ‘right now’ using fence repair footage from 5 months ago
This isn't really new wall construction at all, and certainly not "the wall" that Trump has been haggling with Congress over.
Shanahan still undecided on which projects will be impacted by border wall funding
According to the law, the defense secretary has to decide whether the wall is militarily necessary before money from the military construction budget can be used.
Trump: $6.1 billion in DoD money going to border wall wasn’t for anything that seemed ‘too important to me’
Trump announced on Friday that he was declaring a national emergency, allowing him to tap into military funding to help pay for barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border
If El Chapo won’t pay for the border wall, Trump could use $21 billion in DoD funds
"For example, we have a $1 billion medical center being built to replace the Landstuhl hospital in Germany. We've spent about $300 million. In this last bill we spent another...
California governor pulls National Guard troops from US-Mexico border over Trump’s ‘fear mongering’
Gov. Gavin Newsom is withdrawing hundreds of California National Guard troops from the border in a rebuke to President Donald Trump
The Pentagon Finally Disclosed A Fresh Deployment Of Troops To The US-Mexico Border
Approximately 3,750 fresh U.S. service members will deploy to the the southwest border provide additional support to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol personnel, the Department of Defense announced on Sunday.
House Democrat Says 3,500 More Troops Are Heading To The US-Mexico Border
The Pentagon has not yet the deployment because it is still determining which units will be sent to the border, a U.S. official told Task & Purpose on Thursday.
Trump Threatens To Declare National Emergency If Democrats Don’t Fund Border Wall In 3 Weeks
"We'll work with the Democrats and negotiate and if we can't do that, then we'll do a – obviously we'll do the emergency because that's what it is. It's a...
Air Force Vet Behind $20 Million Border Wall GoFundMe Changes Campaign’s Focus
The retired triple-amputee Air Force senior airman behind a GoFundMe campaign to help the federal government build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border is forming a nonprofit organization to privately...
Army Secretary: Contractors, Not Soldiers, May End Up Building Trump’s Border Wall
If President Trump orders the Army to build a wall along the southern U.S. border, don't expect to see soldiers and green bulldozers on the job