So, just who is this Top Gun Marine, Randolph D. “Tex” Alles, that has just been nominated to run President Trump’s Secret Service? Here is a profile from TechNet Air, March 22-24, 2016:
Here is his Profile:
Randolph D. “Tex” Alles is the Assistant Commissioner for U.S. Customs
and Border Protection, Office of Air and Marine (OAM). OAM is the
world’s largest aviation and maritime law enforcement organization with
1,200 federal agents, operating from 84 air and marine locations utilizing
268 aircraft and 289 maritime vessels. The mission of OAM is to protect the
American people and nation’s critical infrastructure through the coordinated
use of integrated air and marine forces to detect, interdict, and prevent acts of
terrorism and the unlawful movement of people, illegal drugs, and other
contraband toward or across the borders of the United States. OAM is the
most experienced operator of Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the Homeland
Security mission set on the world stage.
Appointed as the Assistant Commissioner in January 2013, Mr. Alles joined
OAM as the Deputy Assistant Commissioner in March 2012. Before joining OAM, Mr. Alles served in
the U.S. Marine Corps for 35 years, retiring in 2011 as a Major General. Throughout his military
service, he gained extensive experience in air training, standardization, operations, quality assurance,
logistics, and aviation maintenance.
That about covers the qualifications. Here is a man fit for the job. Will the Democrats slow this one down as well? Hide and watch.
As Written By Russ Read for the Daily Caller:
President Donald Trump is expected to name retired Marine Maj. Gen. Randolph “Tex” Alles, a former “Top Gun” fighter pilot, as its next director.
Alles currently serves as the acting deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a position he inherited after Trump’s inauguration. He previously spent 35 years as a remarkably successful Marine Corps naval aviator.
Alles began his career in public service by commissioning in the Marine Corps after graduating from Texas A&M University in 1976. He became a naval aviator in the Marines, and flew more than 5,000 hours in various fighter aircraft, including the F-4, F-5, F-16, F/A-18 and A-4. More than 300 of his hours were spent in combat. Alles eventually earned a coveted spot as an instructor at the prestigious U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School, also known as “Top Gun.”
The retired general held several leadership positions in both the Marine Corps and joint combatant commands. Alles is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he commanded Marine Aircraft Group 11 and Third Marine Aircraft Wing. He was awarded several commendations during his Marine Corps carer, including the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Combat V and Gold Star and the Defense Superior Service Medal with Oak Leaf……
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