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Summer is coming and one of the biggest events on the planet, the 2018 World Cup, is taking place in Russia and Lady Luck has bestowed upon you two tickets to one of the World Cup games for you and a friend to attend. You have made your travel arrangements,

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Security Clearance Denial

As noted in previous articles and blog posts, it is well established that financial issues remain the number one reason for a security clearance denial. Why? Common sense and historical experience have shown that financial difficulties may increase temptation to commit illegal or unethical acts as a means of gaining

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Adjudication

It has been a while since I last posted on the adjudicator role in the background investigation process. Although much has changed as far as the agency…
Security Clearance Process

As we all know, illegal drug use is one of the disqualifiers for being granted a security clearance, but it can be mitigated depending on…
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Security Clearance Denial

The Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals has started 2018 off with a bang in hearing twenty-four appeal cases, of which twenty-two clearance denial decisions…
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