President Donald J. Trump today announced the appointment of Randolph D. ”Tex” Alles to be Director of the United States Secret Service. Mr. Alles currently serves as the Acting Deputy Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  Prior to that, Mr. Alles led CBP’s Air and Marine Operations. Mr. Alles served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 35 years, retiring in 2011 as a Major General. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.