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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Personnel Security Program is run out of the Office of the Chief Security Officer (OCSO) and is one of the biggest after DoD, responsible for processing all types of investigations on federal employees and industry contractors for the various sub-components of DHS. The OCSO

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Security Clearance Denial

Many enlistees going into the military provide false or erroneous information on security clearance applications in order to get past the screeners. Often times they are told by a recruiter or someone else to not disclose information such as illegal drug use which might be disqualifying. This is understandable and

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Past Security Clearance Posts


The DoD Consolidated Adjudications Facility (CAF) was already utilizing telework capabilities for their personnel reviewing and adjudicating background investigations prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. That…
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Background Investigations

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency now conducts 95% of the background investigations for the Federal Government using a mix of federal employee investigators and…
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Security Clearance Denial

Living within one’s means is one of many ways to keep yourself out of a financial mess. When money gets tight you shouldn’t charge mortgage…