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At the recent National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC) meeting the Defense Office of Hearing an Appeals (DOHA) representative provided some interesting information about how DOHA was operating pre-COVID versus how it has adapted post-COVID. Prior to the pandemic, applicants who wanted an in-person hearing had to travel to the hearing

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The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is continuing its organizational transformation with the goal of being able to be more dynamic and responsive to future challenges in adjudicating background investigations and reviewing Continuous Vetting (CV) alerts. Their Consolidated Adjudications Services (CAS) Division has merged with the Vetting Risk Operations (VRO) Division

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Denial

Illegal drug use appeals are piling up at the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals, mostly due to marijuana being legalized for recreational and medical use in…
Security Clearance Process

The Department of State’s (DoS) Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS) was accused of discriminatory and biased practices when it came to granting security clearances due to its…
Security Clearance Process

Special Access Programs (SAP) are established to protect national security by employing enhanced security measures to strictly enforce need-to-know and have access requirements that exceed…