DEL RIO, Texas – The Eagle Pass South Station Border Patrol Explorers Post 925 competed in the John Sartain Memorial Explorer Competition in Corpus Christi.
“The Border Patrol Explorer Program brings a wide range of benefits to our youth, families and communities,” said Del Rio Sector Acting Chief Patrol Agent Matthew Hudak. “I am extremely proud of our advisors and explorers for the hard work and dedication they bring to the program and in representing Del Rio Sector.”
On Aug. 6, Explorer Post 925 competed against 35 teams from federal and local Explorer Posts in this year’s event. Explorer Post 925 gained valuable knowledge on the hard work and dedication it takes to become a law enforcement officer. Explorer Post 925 earned a total of two trophies and 12 medals.
Explorer Post 925 would like to thank the Eagle Pass South Border Patrol Station, Boy Scouts of America, Learning for Life, and Del Rio Sector for supporting the program and allowing them to travel to these educational and career driving events. They would also like to thank the City of Eagle Pass and community members for all of their support.
The Del Rio Border Patrol Sector is part of the Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.
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.