LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Mario Martinez, presented new insignia ranks, and certificates to 8 Border Patrol agents and 4 promotion certificates to sector employees during a ceremony held yesterday at University of Texas Health Science Center, Laredo Campus.
The selection and promotion of today’s ceremony included promotion ranks from Deputy Patrol Agent in Charge, Special Operations Supervisor, Supervisory Border Patrol Agent, Supervisory Law Enforcement Communications Assistant and Mission Support Specialist.
“Today is about promoting leaders. Leadership is a call to service with greater responsibility. Every decision you make must take into account the best interests of our Nation, the organization, and our employees.” said Chief Patrol Agent Mario Martinez.
The Laredo Border Patrol Sector currently has over 1,700 Border Patrol Agents and support personnel. If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career 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.