The governor has directed DPS to support law enforcement patrols with fixed-wing and rotary aviation assets. The Department of Transportation will assist operations with specialized equipment such as road barriers.
Additionally, the governor has authorized the deployment of the Texas Civil Air Patrol, an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, to aid ground operations.
The Voice: Protecting Texas’ Border
:: This is a smart move. I would hope that the Governors of the other border states would also start spooling up CAP volunteers to help with what really is a massive job. I have it under good authority that there is more to come.