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Providing food and ammo to troops is the hardest part of waging war.
The White House released its initial plan for organizing the Homeland Security Department on Monday, including a time frame for moving agencies to the new department.
Homeland Security Department employees will be able to keep their jobs and current pay rates for at least a year after they transfer from their current agencies to the new department, Office of Personnel Management officials said Tuesday.
President Bush Monday signed legislation establishing a Homeland Security Department and announced he will nominate White House homeland security adviser Tom Ridge to be its first secretary.