Border Patrol celebrates 85th year
By Stephanie Sanchez
El Paso Times
EL PASO, Texas — Alcohol was illegal when the U.S. Border Patrol was formed in 1924. It had 415 inspectors who rode horses on investigations.
The Border Patrol, now an important drug-fighting operation, turned 85 years old Thursday, and its chief said it had much to celebrate.
Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.