Pentagon worries about leaks and Friday the 13th; Bush says closed bases could be used for oil refineries.
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Letter to agency chief comes days after blistering IG report reveals waste and abuse.
State Department considers added security measures to ensure privacy of computerized tags it plans to place on all U.S. passports.
New agents are scheduled to be deployed to region, but will take up to two years to be fully trained.
Challenges remain before DHS becomes efficient and effective, auditors report.
Measure is significantly different than House bill and Bush administration request.