LAREDO, Texas – On September 1, 2017, the Laredo Sector Border Patrol conducted a promotion ceremony honoring over 40 Border Patrol agents and support staff. Acting Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens presented the honorees with new badges and certificates. The ranks recognized included Patrol Agent in Charge, Deputy Patrol Agent in Charge, Special Operations Supervisors, Supervisory Border Patrol Agents and support staff of all levels.
The promotion ceremony recognized the achievements of agents and personnel that are part of the United States Border Patrol. Their advancements are the result of hard work and dedication displayed by the agents and personnel during the execution of their assigned duties. By performing above and beyond the acceptable standard, these agents and staff have earned the honor of assuming leadership roles within the Border Patrol ranks.
The ceremony included the presentation of colors by the Laredo Sector Border Patrol Honor Guard, the presentations of badges and certificates, and concluded with Acting Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens providing closing remarks.
The Laredo Border Patrol Sector currently has over 1,600 Border Patrol Agents and over 100 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.