Security Clearance Denial
Reasons why security clearance applications are rejected.
In a recent Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals case, the judge was unsympathetic toward the applicant who was initially denied eligibility for placement into a Public Trust position as a contractor with the DoD. The denial was due to the fact that she failed to file federal taxes for
In 2015 the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) Board held 996 hearings for appeals on adverse security clearance determinations or eligibility for placement into public trust positions. As was the case in the previous year, analysis of the types of issues involved showed that cases with financial and
It truly is amazing how an individual’s perspective on situations and life’s events can become totally skewed and out of sync with actual reality. In a recent Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) case the applicant, a former military service member, filled out the SF-86 and indicated that he had served
Mishandling Classified Information Usually Results in Clearance Suspension: Except for Hillary Clinton
Standard procedure is to suspend the security clearance of anyone who is suspected of mishandling classified national security information while an investigation is conducted to determine the severity of the incident and the culpability of the offender. Once the investigation is completed a review of all the information is done