His arrest came as another former high-ranking Mexican official faces drug trafficking charges in U.S. District Court.
Estimates are up to 1,000 veterans are exiled in Mexico.
The nation’s armed forces are now involved in everything from construction of government projects to running tree nurseries.
The fighting happened on once Mexican land that now constitutes the cities of Pico Rivera, Montebello and Whittier.
Rebollar Gomez's son, 2nd Lt. Gibram Cruz is not allowed to travel to foreign countries without permission from the military.
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said there is "great cooperation" to fight drug trafficking.
The award is designated for troops who "encounter no foreign armed opposition or imminent hostile action."
Marine and Naval Criminal Investigative Service officials have not released any details on the pending charges.
One thousand Texas National Guardsmen will joint 1,100 active-duty troops on the border in the next several weeks.
Two Marine infantrymen were pulled over and arrested by U.S. Border Patrol, along with three undocumented immigrants.
New soldiers at Fort Sill were the first to graduate Army Basic Combat Training wearing the service's new Army Greens.
Air Force 1st Lt. Kenneth "Kage" Allen was killed.
Soldiers offered feedback on the Army's futuristic new IVAS technology.
The Defense Department is predicting flat or declining budgets in future years.
Preparations are underway across the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to receive doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.