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Most Intelligence Community (IC) agencies use in-house background investigators or another IC agency to conduct the background investigations on potential job candidates. Some smaller agencies like the National Reconnaissance Office or National Geospatial Intelligence Agency are very timely in getting them done and in front of an adjudicator. Other bigger

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Obtaining Security Clearance

This Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) from a few months ago case caught my eye due to the extensive criminal history of the applicant and how he thought he would be eligible for a security clearance. Considering his background, he was initially denied eligibility by the DoD based

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Security Clearance Denial

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Obtaining Security Clearance

Historically, the credit bureaus have always included medical billing debts reported by creditors as being delinquent. These are usually reflected as a medical bill collection…