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Rio Grande Valley Sector holds Selection Ceremony

Release Date: 
June 1, 2018

MCALLEN, Texas – On Thursday, the Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol held a selection ceremonyRGV Sector conducts promotion ceremony to welcome and recognize Border Patrol agents and support staff. The dedication and hard work these individuals have exhibited has earned them the honor of being designated for critical positions and leadership roles within the Border Patrol. RGV Sector leadership and family members of the recipients attended to celebrate their accomplishments. 

The ceremony was held at the South Texas College Technology Campus and the master of ceremony was retired Deputy Patrol Agent in Charge, Roel H. Rodriguez. Chief Patrol Agent Manuel Padilla, Jr. delivered the keynote address.

The Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector currently has over 3,100 Border Patrol Agents and support personnel. If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, you can contact the CBP Recruiting Office at 956.289.4808 or visit   

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Last modified: 
June 1, 2018