Security Clearance Denial
Reasons why security clearance applications are rejected.
There is a saying in military circles about what happens when you are on travel to a temporary duty assignment (TDY) stays there. This also applies to DoD civilians and contractors. Well, one DoD contractor found out this is not necessarily true after having his clearance eligibility denied due to
Federal contractor companies are constantly looking for IT professionals to fill critical positions to support their contracts with government agencies. This in-demand career field is fast moving with constant changes in requirements. This puts pressure on IT specialists to keep up with the pace and sometimes leads to taking shortcuts
More and more often, on all levels of background investigations I see applicants who fail to disclose required information. Some attribute it to oversight and failing to thoroughly read the questions and others claim an unfamiliarity with filling out government forms. Regardless, all applicants must check the box on the
Back in 2014, the US Investigations Services LLC (USIS) was the largest provider of personnel security investigations to the U.S. Government. That was until a whistleblower reported they were improperly submitting investigations to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) without first performing a required review of the cases, a practice known