Security Clearance Denial
Reasons why security clearance applications are rejected.
It would be safe to say that most, if not all, government workers know that using drugs is not copasetic or in line with the Drug-Free Federal Workplace policy. This applies to all tiers of investigations, not just security clearance applicants. When I find Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals
Oxycodone, when prescribed by a physician, is a legal means of dealing with or managing pain. It is also highly addictive, which is why physicians are very careful in how much and how long they prescribe its use. So, what happens when the prescription runs out and someone has become
Security Executive Agent Directive (SEAD) 3 establishes reporting requirements for all security clearance holders. Among the various categories of reporting is a section called financial anomalies. Clearance holders are required to report bankruptcies, wage garnishments, debts that are more than 120 days past due (no matter the amount), and unusual
I recently came across a rather unusual security clearance appeal case involving an applicant who had filed a false insurance claim on his wife’s lost ring. Here is a summary of the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) case: In 2017 the applicant bought his wife a $2,000 ring