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Security Clearance Denial

A contractor was recently denied eligibility for a security clearance by the DoD CAF based on financial issues and personal conduct. He subsequently appealed to the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals. Here are the highlights of the case: The DoD contractor’s history of financial issues first started in 2007 when he

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Security Clearance Denial

Many security clearances holders who have Top Secret or Secret clearance eligibility (also known as collateral) are wary about applying for jobs that require Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access, especially when it requires a polygraph. The reason for this wariness is the unknown of what happens to their collateral clearance if

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Past Security Clearance Posts

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Security Clearance Denial

One of the first cases of 2022 heard by the Defense Office of Hearing an Appeals (DOHA) involved an DoD contractor who had downloaded child…
Obtaining Security Clearance

Last month I wrote about the Security Clearance Improvement Act of 2021 that was submitted to Congress with the aim of identifying security clearance applicants who may…
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Security Clearance Denial

The truth eventually catches up to those that spin a web of lies or hide information. A former Army Criminal Investigations Division (CID) Special Agent,…
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