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Security Clearance Denial

Living within one’s means is one of many ways to keep yourself out of a financial mess. When money gets tight you shouldn’t charge mortgage and car lease payments to credit cards, and you definitely shouldn’t take vacations to the Caribbean when you have $39,000 in delinquent debt. A defense

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Security Clearance Denial

The Department of Energy (DOE) Appeals Board has published the results of twenty-four security clearance appeals so far this year and among them were fifteen cases (62%) involving alcohol consumption issues. That is an astonishingly high percentage of total cases considering the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) only

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Background Investigations

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) issued Federal Investigations Notice (FIN) 20-01 announcing the release of the revised Standard Form 85P used for Public Trust background…
Background Investigations

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently published a joint Executive Correspondence (EC) fact sheet…
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Security Clearance Denial

As a follow-on to a previous article in which a former Navy contractor was found guilty and sentenced to prison for lying on his background investigation application…