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Despite major gains in other areas of security clearance reform, reciprocity acceptance is still a sticking point for clearance holders moving from one agency to another. As recently as a few years ago it took the DoD 65-90 days to review and make reciprocity decisions. Last month the DoD reportedly

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The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued requirements for all Government agencies to enroll their security clearance holders into an initial continuous vetting program by September 30, 2021. This initial phase is designed to comply with future Trusted Workforce 2.0

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Background Investigations

There are different types of federal background investigations and matching adjudicative criteria used to make favorable or unfavorable determinations. Depending on the purpose and level…
Security Clearance Denial

Anyone who has filled out a Questionnaire for National Security Positions (SF-86) is familiar with the section where you must list all previous employments in the past…
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Security Clearance Process

Senator Chuck Grassley, ranking member of the Committee of the Judiciary, initiated an investigation into the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and their more…