US Border Patrol: Del Rio Sector Announces New Chief Patrol Agent Austin L. Skero II

US Border Patrol: Del Rio Sector Announces New Chief Patrol Agent Austin L. Skero II

CPA Austin Skero

DEL RIO, TX (STL.News) The U.S. Border Patrol is pleased to announce the appointment ofas Chief Patrol Agent of the Del Rio Sector.  He will take command on July 5.

Chief Skero brings to Del Rio Sector almost 30 years of law enforcement experience.  He began his Border Patrol career in February 1995, as a member of Academy Class 279, and most recently served as the Deputy Chief Patrol Agent in the Rio Grande Valley Sector.  He has previously served as Chief Patrol Agent for the Grand Forks Sector on our northern border with Canada and as the Deputy Chief of Operations at Border Patrol Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Chief Skero is the recipient of many awards and commendations including the Border Patrol’s highest award for valor, the Newton-Azrak Award. Prior to joining the Border Patrol, Chief Skero served Texas as a Deputy Sheriff in Edwards County.

“Some of my fondest memories include working western Val Verde County out of the Comstock Border Patrol Station,” said Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero, “My wife Chandra and I love this part of Texas and we are so happy to be coming home.  It is an honor to join the outstanding men and women of Del Río Sector in service to Southwest Texas.”

About Marty Smith 10908 Articles
Marty Smith is the Editor in Chief and a founder of STL.News,, and St. Louis Restaurant Review. As Editor in Chief, Smith is responsible for the content posted on the network with the help of the publishing team, which is located around the globe. Additionally, Smith is responsible for building a network of aggregator sites to manage the content involving thousands of sources.