USA Today and New York Times Bestselling Author
I love the Texas Rangers ... how about you? Until I began writing, I didn’t even know other states had rangers, particularly
, but there’s just something about a
Texas Ranger that I love to pieces. Arizona
Since 1823, the Texas Rangers have represented the highest ideals of
to admirers around the world. Individually, they are some of the most colorful
heroes in American history. Together, they brought peace to an untamed
frontier, and in the process became one of the most famous and respected
crime-fighting forces anywhere. America
Texas Ranger uniform. Before the 1950’s there was no official uniform, although some companies tried to administer the coordination of outfits that proved unpopular. Traditionally, Texas Ranger clothing is conservative western attire, specifically with white or tan hats, cowboy boots, white western cut shirt, tie, pants and belt. But there is one requirement. A Ranger must wear an “appropriate” Texas Ranger hat, which is light-colored and shaped in a businessman’s style, commonly called the Rancher or Cattleman. Brims must not exceed 4 inches or be flat with edges rolled up. Hats excessively crushed, rolled, or dipped are not acceptable. The elite lawmen own both a quality straw and a felt hat to be worn as determined by the weather or assignment.
Texas Rangers and
the Alamo. In answer to Col. Travis’ request
for assistance in defending the Alamo, a party of
responded. The Gonzales Ranging Company of Mounted Volunteers answered the call,
fought, and died alongside the other defenders of the Texas Ranges Alamo.