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DPS names first female Texas Ranger major in history
By Anthony Torres,
LUBBOCK, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety announced in a press release the promotion of Texas Ranger Captain Wende O. Wakeman to the rank of major. This makes Wakeman the first female Ranger major in the organizations two-hundred-year history, according to a press release.
“Major Wende Wakeman’s years of hard work, her tremendous strength of character and her unwavering determination have all led her to this moment,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw. “I cannot think of someone more deserving, nor can I think of a better role model for so many to be able to follow as she continues pave the way.”