• For over a decade Marine Ground Sensor Platoons have quietly deployed to the US-Mexico border to train for combat operations abroad, and their training has real world consequences for those crossing the border.
  • President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration is quietly supported by the Marine Ground Sensor Platoons that surveil wide sections of the border.
  • These missions are ideal for Ground Sensor Platoons, which are made up of small three- to four-man teams who stealthily advance ahead of the main troops to track enemy movements in a deadly game of cat and mouse.

according to photographs released by the Department of Defense

their presence has in the past directly boosted

extend and expand the US Border Patrol’s ability to monitor the border

deadly game of cat and mouse