CBP Celebrates Women’s History Month
LAREDO, Texas – On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection celebrated Women’s History Month during a prestigious event at the Laredo Community College in Laredo, Texas. The event included keynote speakers from the Border Patrol and included the presentation of certificates recognizing great women within CBP and women who have contributed to this agency through their unwavering support. In attendance was City of Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz, LCC President Dr. Ricardo Solis, Consul General de Mexico Carolina Zaragoza Flores, Webb County Medical Examiner Dr. Corrine Stern, Acting Division Chief Kathleen Christie, Assistant Port Director Adriana Arce and Division Chief Greg Burwell. Representatives during this event included agents from the United States Border Patrol, CBP Officers from the Office of Field Operations and staff from the Laredo Community College.
National Women’s History Month provides CBP an opportunity to recognize the significant contributions made across law enforcement and the trade community by women at all levels. CBP is committed to continuing the recruitment of high-caliber women to frontline law enforcement positions and expanding their presence within the United States Border Patrol, Office of Field Operations and Air and Marine Operations.
Anyone interested in a career with CBP can contact a Recruiter at 956.753-1003. The Laredo Recruiting Office is located at 109 Shiloh Drive. For more information about a career with CBP, please visit www.cbp.gov/careers.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.