U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Andrew Bouchard passed away on December 19, 2020. The circumstances of his passing were reviewed by an executive panel and the CBP Commissioner who agreed that his death occurred in the line of duty. CBPO Bouchard will be remembered for his diligent service to the nation and for his bravery in the face of danger.
CBPO Bouchard began his CBP career on November 11, 2007 and served at the Houston Seaport. During his career, Officer Bouchard was assigned to the Outbound Team and Passenger Operations. He was instrumental in the port’s emergency preparedness program and assisted in maintaining all equipment and supplies for emergency deployment and always volunteered to deploy during emergent situations.
Officer Bouchard was a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, and served in the U.S. Army on active duty from June 6, 1987 to June 9, 1990 and from November 21, 1990 to May 19, 1991. He is survived by his wife, a son who is serving in the U.S. Navy and a daughter.