Winkowski Becomes Acting Commissioner

Effective March 30, Thomas Winkowski becomes Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).  Winkowski currently is Acting Chief Operating Officer, CBP after a long and varied career at CBP.  He is overseeing the daily operations of CBP.  He has also served as Acting Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner for Field Operations, and Director of Field Operations in Miami as well as a port director at LAX and MIA.

Kevin McAleenan who is currently Acting Assistant Commissioner for Field Operations will become Acting Deputy Commissioner effective March 30.  He has served as Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Field Operations and served as Area Port Director at LAX.

CBP Deputy Commissioner Aguilar retires at the end of March.