- 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.
Along the US-Mexico border, small teams of Marines are using a suite of advanced sensors and remote monitors to assist the US Border Patrol in scanning the most vulnerable sections of the untamed border.
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