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Security Clearance Denial

The number of security clearance denials for sexual behavior doubled from last year according to analysis of the top reasons for a denial. Three recent DOHA appeals cases jumped out at me because they involved solicitation of prostitutes or paying for sexual services. This has always been a source danger

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Security Clearance Process

The government shutdown will surely affect many clearance holders and their ability to pay credit card bills, mortgages, or car loans. As we have noted this year and in years past, financial issues remain the top issue for clearance denials and revocations. Life events happen and the circumstances are taken

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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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