U.S. Border Patrol agents honored at memorial service
Fallen U. S. Border Patrol agents were honored nationally and locally.
Friends, family, and colleagues made their way to the National U.S. Border Patrol Museum to pay their respects to Border Patrol agents who have fallen in the line of duty.
Isaac Morales and Rogelio Martinez were Border Patrol agents from El Paso.
Morales died in a fight in a bar parking lot while he was off-duty.
Morales was stabbed multiple times and died from his injuries.
Morales' niece, Ashley Garcia, was in attendance. She said she's happy her uncle's legacy hasn't been forgotten.
Martinez, died in November 2017 from injuries he suffered while on patrol near Van Horn, Texas.
Chief Patrol Agent Aaron Hull spoke at the ceremony just after an honor roll-call, and a 21-gun salute.
A rider-less horse salute and a CBP Office of Air and Marine helicopter flew by at the National Border Patrol Museum.