January 2007
Soldiers;Jan2007, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p28
The article describes the involvement of the U.S. Army in border-security operations in 2006. Operation Jump Start was established to help the Border Patrol enhance its efforts against drug and weapon smuggling and illegal immigration. The Army Reserve continued its participation in existing border-security missions. Army elements of Joint Task Force--North aided in the overall homeland-security effort in support of federal law-enforcement agencies.


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