Governor Abbott serves meals to Operation Lone Star service members

He served to service members in Del Rio and Edinburg over Thanksgiving

AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Nov. 24, Governor Greg Abbott greeted and served meals to Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers and National Guard service members. Meals were served on the border over Thanksgiving for Operation Lone Star (OLS) in Del Rio and Edinburg. Governor Abbott also stopped by Delia’s to pick up tamales prior to his visit with service members in Edinburg.

The following joined Governor Abbott on Wednesday:

  • DPS Executive Director Steve McCraw,
  • Texas Military Department Major General Tracy Norris
  • and Deputy Adjutant General for Air, Maj. Gen. Thomas Suelzer.

All four thanked the troopers and service members for their service and sacrifice to secure Texas’ southern border.

“We are so grateful for the sacrifice and commitment of our DPS troopers and Texas National Guard service members as they continue to secure our border,” said Governor Abbott. “I ask all Texans to join me in giving thanks for service members and first responders stationed here in Texas and all across the world this Thanksgiving, giving up time with their families and loved ones to protect our communities and keep us safe.”

Click here to watch a recap video of the Governor’s visit to the border.