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Adjudication

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) Center for Development of Security Excellence (CDSE) is highlighting May 2022 as Mental Health Awareness Month and developed some statistical and informational products to help security clearance holders understand they do not need to fear losing their security clearance if they seek assistance

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Adjudication

Unresolved financial issues are the most common reason for the denial of a security clearance.  A common misnomer is that the amount of debt directly correlates to the clearance denial. This is not true. It is the circumstances that led to the debts and actions taken to resolve the debts that weigh

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I ran across an interesting security clearance appeal case involving a bag of traveling cookies laced with THC that found their way into the refrigerator of a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor with a security clearance. The contractor’s security clearance was suspended after testing positive on a drug test and

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Adjudication

Up skirting is when someone places a video recording device under a woman’s skirt without their consent or knowledge. Recently, a DoD contractor was denied security clearance eligibility because of being caught engaging in this type of behavior and he subsequently appealed the decision to the Defense Office of Hearing

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