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The terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, had a profound effect on Chris Simcox. Soon after the attacks, Chris became aware of the serious security issues we face as a nation with the wide-open state of both our northern and southern borders. Chris found a renewed duty to country and attempted to join the military then the U.S. Border Patrol at age 40, but was barred from both by age limits. Chris felt strongly that he should do something to make America aware of the grave risk the open borders posed so he left teaching and moved to Tombstone, Arizona, where he began working for the small Tombstone Tumbleweed weekly newspaper.
In May of 2002 Chris purchased the struggling weekly and soon turned it into the best hometown newspaper the town had had in decades. He soon began to turn heads, as he was not afraid to dig into local political corruption. Chris also began writing about the dire lack of adequate border security and the illegal immigration problems that plagued southern Arizona.
Chris then founded the first citizen border watch activist group, Civil Homeland Defense, which evolved into the historic Minuteman Civil Defense Corps (MCDC), a citizen activist group dedicated to securing our United States borders and coastal boundaries against the unlawful entry of individuals, contraband and foreign military. Due directly to MCDC's efforts to bring attention to the lawless state of our borders, the number of border patrol agents deployed has been significantly increased, construction has commenced on a state-of-the-art border fence, and the out of control drug trade has been exposed for its terrorist activities throughout the U.S. and all of North America.