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Security Clearance Denial

There is a common misperception among security clearance applicants regarding the requirement to disclose or resolve charged off debts. Many believe when creditors charge off a debt then they are no longer indebted. Not true! Here is a simple definition of the term: a charge-off is a debt that a

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Obtaining Security Clearance

Imagine this scenario: you just graduated college and are offered a job that requires eligibility for a security clearance. You fill out the SF-86 and for fear of not getting the job offer, omit the fact that you used marijuana and misused prescription drugs a few times while in college.

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Obtaining Security Clearance

The Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) Small Business Office, which operates out of the U.S. Army base at Ft. Meade, MD., held an informational session…
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Security Clearance Process

With all of the process changes regarding background investigations implemented by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Office of Personnel Management (OPM),…
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Obtaining Security Clearance

A DoD contractor was denied eligibility for a security clearance by the DoD CAF due to concerns about her extensive history of marijuana use, falsification…
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