Obtaining Security Clearance
Getting, obtaining, updating a new security clearance or going through the Periodic Reinvestigation process
This new article details that the end of the federal governmentâ€™s security clearance logjam is finally in sight, according toÂ the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Kathy Dillaman, associate director for OPMâ€™s Federal Investigative Services, said that 80 percent of OPMâ€™s initial investigations of applicants are being finished in less than
In this smart article from a retired Air Force major general, he discusses in pretty basic terms where we should automate the security clearance process. One interesting comment jumped out that not many people talk about: The clearance process treats all incoming cases the same, resulting in time-consuming deliberations, routine
We get clearance-related questions in almost all threads on this site, so we thought we’d occasionally create a separate Q&A thread. Here, you can ask questions about clearance investigations, how to get a clearance, reinvestigations, adjudications, or any topic you are looking for an answer to.
We’ve had a lot of threads here where people have briefly discussed how they obtained their clearance. Let’s make it official.. Tell us: When you received your clearance How long it took Which agency issued it Whether you received it as a contractor or Federal worker Any other interesting details