CBP Commissioner Basham Retires
Ralph Basham, Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), retired yesterday after more than 38 years of public service.
In addition to serving three years as CBP Commissioner, Basham also served as Director of the U.S. Secret Service, Chief of Staff at the Transportation Security Administration and Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
CBP Deputy Commissioner Jayson Ahern will serve as Acting CBP Commissioner until a successor is named by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate.
Portions of Basham's farewell message to CBP employees can be found here.