A 15-man, elite Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue team focused on transnational crime and rescue operations has a 75 to 80% drop out rate in the induction course. Based out of Fort Bliss in Texas, every member is EMT-certified and is trained in diving, land navigation, and swift-water rescue. Three members are also K-9 handlers that are used to find missing persons and criminals. BORSTAR also assists at the Imperial Sand Dunes in California with search and rescue for crashed dune buggies.
The Crossroads of Special Operations