The mission of Border Patrol Foundation (BPF) is to honor the memory of fallen U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents and provide support and resources to the families. BPF provides support to Border Patrol employees, USBP agents and their families for on- and off-duty deaths, injuries, illnesses, family medical emergencies, special circumstances and student scholarships.
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November 19, 2017
On November 19, 2017, Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez died as the result of critical injuries he suffered while on patrol near Van Horn, Texas.
Agent Martinez entered on duty with the U.S. Border Patrol on August 12, 2013, as a member of Academy Class 1018. Agent Martinez was 36 years old and assigned to the Van Horn Station in the Big Bend Sector. He is survived by his parents, brothers, son, fiancée, and her children.