U.S. troops construct tents in encampment on border base

6 November 2018

Soldiers and Airmen of 355 Civil Engineer Squadron were busy assembling the framework for a tent at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona on Sunday. Operation Faithful Patriot is a U.S. Northern Command led mission in support of the Department of Homeland Security and the Customs and Border Protection's mission to secure the southern border of the United States.

The military announced that over 7,000 troops would go to the border with Mexico as a caravan of Central American migrants slowly heads toward the United States. Trump said, he plans to build tents to house migrants, who would be held in those facilities while the U.S. government weighs their asylum request.