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Background Investigations

The ‘Contract Rebid Summer 2022’ blog posting on Security Clearance Jobs Discussions is a hot topic of discussion these days with hundreds of posters weighing in on the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency’s solicitation for bids for companies to provide background investigation field services. CACI has the current prime contract for DCSA,

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Security Clearance Denial

Claiming hours worked when you don’t actually perform the work is never a good idea, yet it happens quite frequently with defense contractors working on government projects. A Raytheon systems engineer, who had a Secret clearance, had a habit of disappearing every Friday even though he claimed to be working during

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Security Clearance Denial

The adjudicative guidelines use mitigating factors in making security clearance determinations. One of those factors is the amount of time elapsed since the conduct occurred.…
Security Clearance Denial

I have noticed an uptick in the number of Defense Office of Hearing an Appeals (DOHA) cases involving security clearance applicants who unwittingly fell for…
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Adjudication

The Senate Intelligence Committee approved a provision for the 2023 Intelligence Authorization Act that will amend current language regarding past marijuana use which is a…