Trump's decision to send active-duty USA military troops to the border between the United States and Mexico has been decried as a political stunt, planned more to influence Tuesday's elections than the entry of immigrants still hundreds of miles from the border.
Manning also pointed out that soldiers "do not plan to interact with the protesters or migrant" at the border.
The first defense official said that in its response to DHS, the Defense Department said that if Homeland Security officials still want the reserve force of United States troops, they should ask the White House to formally grant the Pentagon the authorities to perform those additional functions.
Bush ordered Operation Jump Start, which lasted from 2006 to 2008, and deployed 6,000 National Guard troops to California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.
Around 4,800 USA soldiers were deployed yesterday to the border with Mexico, the Pentagon announced, saying it could not give a price tag for the operation Democrats decry as political maneuvering from President Donald Trump. He explained that the soldiers support the border guard service and not charge the "True Patriot" (Patriot Faithful) to combat illegal migrants.
"The [training] vignettes cover a range of scenarios that could occur", Manning told reporters Monday. Dunford told reporters Monday that USA troops deployed to the southern border are there to assist the Department of Homeland Security.
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The request was turned down because the Department of Defense felt that active duty troops do not have the authority to conduct that type of mission unless they are granted additional authorities by the President.
On Thursday, Trump claimed the military is putting up thousands of tents to hold migrants, but officials said there are no plans as of now to build tents. It was reported that although such a request was sent to the Pentagon by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), it did not even reach the top brass and was rejected early on. Instead, the tents will serve as temporary shelters for border security reinforcements. He denied widespread media reports that the military should engage in the construction of accommodation facilities for migrant families.
The units include military police, communications and logistics support, medical personnel, combat engineers, planners, an assault helicopter battalion, and public affairs specialists.
There is still no official cost estimate made public for the 45-day mission, but Manning said the Defense Department will "absorb" the costs of the operation.
"Our Comptroller is working through that process right now, when we get to a point where we can provide a number we will certainly do that", he added.