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Happy Thanksgiving!

Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared a fall harvest feast in 1621, which is recognized as one of the first Thanksgiving commemorations in the colonies. Despite popular belief, Thanksgiving wasn’t celebrated every year after the first celebration. Descendants of the…

Honoring BPA David Delaney

Three years ago we lost one of our own.  We’d like to join Chief Shaw in remembering David Delaney.  David’s life was one of service, in the US Army, US Marine Corps, and the US Border Patrol.  He left behind a…

Good guys are Everywhere

Thoughts and prayers may not be enough, but ours are still with all of those affected by the tragic events in Oregon yesterday. “Let me be very clear: I will not name the shooter.” Sheriff John Hanlin said during a…

Congratulations Chief Shaw

Earlier today, CBP announced that Jesse Shaw was selected as the new permanent Chief Patrol Agent for Big Bend Sector.  Local 2509 would like to take a moment to congratulate CPA Shaw on his new position, and welcome him (back)…

OPM Final Regulations (BPAPRA)

On Friday, September 25, 2015, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued their final regulations to implement the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act (BPAPRA). A review of the regulations has revealed that OPM is interpreting certain portions of the…

The Results are (mostly) in

Thank you to all who came out last night, and/or emailed in a nominee for the nomination portion for the elected board for Local 2509.  The following positions had only one candidate nominated, and were therefore accepted for the positions…

Moving Forward in Big Bend

Last Thursday (August 13, 2015), NBPC Local 2509 President Lee Smith, and members of Local 2509’s E-board met with Big Bend Sector Acting Chief Patrol Agent Jesse Shaw and his staff.    It was a very productive meeting where a…

NBPC Nation Wide Swap Program (NWS)

USBP and NBPC will begin solicitation for the Nation Wide Swaps (NWS) on August 17, 2015 As outlined in Sect. 11 of the April 28 MOU For a BPA to be eligible: – Has served a minimum of 3 years…

Trump Statement

The attached is a press release issued by the NBPC regarding Donald Trump’s recent visit to Laredo, Texas.

Elected Board Nominations

The elections for the Executive Board for Local 2509 are fast approaching.  As announced at the most recent business meeting on Friday, July 17, 2015, Local 2509 is currently accepting nominations for ALL positions on the Executive Board.  Positions are…