President Donald Trump picked retired major general and current acting deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Randolph "Tex" Alles for the post, adding another prominent Marine veteran to an administration rapidly filling with them. He has moved through several top positions at Customs and Border Protection in recent years, including in its air and marine operations unit, after 35 years of military service. He now serves as acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border protection, where he has worked since 2012. Alles will replace former director Joseph Clancy, who retired on March 4.
Secret Service spokesman Joe Casey declined to comment on the pending announcement and referred comments to the White House.
The former aviator was assistant commander of Miramar's 3rd Marine Air Wing at the time of the investigation. In March, a White House fence-jumper incident that cost two agents their jobs. The New York Timesnoted Alles will be the first Secret Service director "in at least a century not to have served among the agency's ranks". A man recently scaled a fence and roamed the White House grounds for almost 17 minutes before he was arrested. The Secret Service totals more than 6,500 agents and staffers.
The report stated that IT management had not been an agency priority, and concluded that until Secret Service improved its IT governance, its systems and data would remain vulnerable. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly are the most prominent of that group.
In recent weeks and months, the Secret Service has engendered a number of controversies and faced a series of security challenges.
The president had also named Michael Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general, as his national security adviser, but Flynn resigned this year after his potentially illegal contacts with Russia's ambassador to the United States became public.
Trump can appoint the Secret Service director without a Senate confirmation hearing.
Two employees inside the office building described their experiences inside the office building as the situation unfolded. People were evacuated from the building, while heavily armed police were seen running on streets near the building.
The Anantnag seat fell vacant in June previous year after Mehbooba Mufti won the assembly polls and resigned from the Lok Sabha. Similarly, there will be no train service on Badgam-Srinagar-Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir to Banihal in Jammu region.
Whitson's impressive achievements and provide videos, podcasts, and other materials that can help your students' growth in STEM. While Expedition 16 was still under development, Peggy first took command over the International Space Station.
Spurs almost went ahead in the 35th minute when Jan Vertonghen's cross found Eric Dier , who headed inches wide of the upright. The fixture pile-up led to Conte resting Chelsea striker Diego Costa and winger Eden Hazard from the start against Tottenham .
Now that the new premium flagship phone is out, we'll wait and see for more comprehensive reviews or comparison analysis. And new reports have claimed that the company is set to reveal a number of devices featuring multiple screens.
Now, keep in mind, Samsung users don't have to rely on Google Play Music if they're using some other music streaming services. Those who buy the device will find Google Play Music installed, with a three-month free trial at their fingertips.
As well as David Mackenzie behind the camera, Ben Foster could be set to join Chris Pine on the Outlaw King cast. Pine would play the Scottish king while Foster is in talks to play knight James Douglas, the king's loyal aide.
They said they may lay off many specialized teachers who don't have the needed state certification to teach regular K-3 classes. School officials have been urging state lawmakers to quickly pass HB 13 because they're building budgets for next school year.
When Anthem would leave after 2019, Express Scripts will lose more than 20 million members, leaving it with about 65 million. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website .
Opener of Red Sox-Yankees series postponed, makeup July 16
After scoring just two runs in the first two games of the series, Boston salvaged Sunday by collecting 14 hits in a 6-2 win. Heavy rain in the forecast led to the game being postponed, and it will be made up on July 16 as part of a doubleheader.
Larry Bird delivers Pacers' All-Star bid via IndyCar
They likely have an idea of where they want to be even if they aren't 100 percent sure that's where they want to be. Paul's going to make the decision for Paul and the franchise will make the decision that they have to make.
William, Kate and Harry cheer on record London Marathon field
Of course William and Harry had a major trauma in their teen years, when Princess Diana was killed when they were just 15 and 12. London Marathon runners have pounded the streets of the capital in record numbers, urged on by a trio of royal cheerleaders.
US pursues 3% growth via tax reforms, regulatory relief
Greece's Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos is due to meet Lagarde and the German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Friday. Aso tried to make the case for a trade deal involving the U.S., Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries.
Arkansas carries out its first execution since 2005
SEAN MURPHY: The inmate appeared to lose consciousness very quickly, didn't - I mean, within a matter of minutes his eyes closed. Lee was offered a last meal before his execution but asked for Holy Communion instead.
Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win
He dropped from the lead group but rediscovered some of his vim and trailed the leading three runners by eight seconds. The IAAF recognises two marathon world records for women, one for "mixed gender" and the other for " women only ".