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Security Clearance Denial

Section 18 on the Questionnaire for National Security Positions (SF-86) asks the applicant to list the following regardless of whether they were living or deceased: Mother, Father, Stepmother, Stepfather, Father-in-law, Mother-in-law, Child (including adopted/foster), Stepchild, Brother, Sister, Stepbrother, Stepsister, Half-brother, Half-sister, Foster parent, or Guardian. Why do they ask for

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Security Clearance Process

We have heard a lot about Continuous Evaluation (CE) and Continuous Vetting (CV) and many get confused with the terminology, mistakenly using them interchangeably. However, CE and CV are not the same thing and have key differences. CE is the vetting process that reviews the background of individuals who hold

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Denial

Many enlistees going into the military provide false or erroneous information on security clearance applications in order to get past the screeners. Often times they…

The DoD Consolidated Adjudications Facility (CAF) was already utilizing telework capabilities for their personnel reviewing and adjudicating background investigations prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. That…
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Background Investigations

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency now conducts 95% of the background investigations for the Federal Government using a mix of federal employee investigators and…
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