Wednesday, May 16, 2012

I Will Never Forget Alamo Mexicans

Three years ago, California National Guard troops were activated and sent to garrison the Mexican border to cut down on smuggling and other problems there.

And it was hardly the first time.

Almost 96 years ago, Pomona’s National Guard troop was shipped to the border at a time when outright war with Mexico was a real possibility.
Fortunately for all concerned, the crisis never reached the shooting stage, but it came close.

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