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Customs Commissioner Robert Bonner is proposing a new security plan to protect global trade from sabotage by terrorists. Since 90 percent of commercial cargo travels by ship, ensuring the integrity of shipping containers is critical to international security.
The Transportation Department has found a new way for private sector officials to give something back to their country: by volunteering with the Transportation Security Administration.
Reforming the antiquated system for managing people is possibly the single most important challenge facing the military today.
When Norman Mineta was named Transportation Secretary, one of his predecessors told him the job was "a snap." Then the Sept. 11 attacks happened.