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City lights Star on the Mountain green


EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- On May 28th, the El Paso Chamber lit the Star on the Mountain in green, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Border Patrol. This illumination follows several festivities honoring a century of dedicated service by the Border Patrol.

The city says the green illumination of the Star is meant to symbolize respect and appreciation for the Border Patrol's long-standing commitment to safeguarding the U.S.-Mexico border.

"The U.S. Border Patrol has been instrumental in shaping the safety and security of our community, as well as the flow of commerce," said Andrea Hutchins, President & CEO of the El Paso Chamber. "Lighting the Star green is a symbol of our deep gratitude and a celebration of their century of service. Congratulations to the U.S. Border Patrol on this historic milestone!"

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