The few, the proud

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The women of the U.S. Bor­der Pa­trol make up about 3 per­cent of all agents. But that statis­tic doesn’t over­ride their in­her­ent ca­pac­ity of hav­ing dou­ble the heart, dou­ble the strength and dou­ble the ded­i­ca­tion to those of a man. It’s not just a man’s world with the Marks­man­ship De­vel­op­ment Unit; it’s a woman’s, as well.

Agent Fer­rer and Agent Wong en­lighten us about what is be­hind the MWD patch. be­cause peo­ple don’t see a lot of women shoot­ing in these events. In that sense, we’re prob­a­bly draw­ing a lit­tle bit of at­ten­tion to our­selves for be­ing there. But hope­fully, we’re rep­re­sent­ing the Bor­der Pa­trol well and bring pos­i­tive at­ten­tion to the sport.

When I put on my uni­form, I see every­one as part of my fam­ily. Like my com­mu­nity, busi­nesses, you and your fam­ily. You’re my re­spon­si­bil­ity when I put on this uni­form. I for­get that I have my own fam­ily, be­cause I’m at work, and my job is to se­cure my na­tion.

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