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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), and the Defense Security Service (DSS), one would think the backlog numbers would start shrinking. Yet based on the recent report from the National Background Investigation Bureau

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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 of her security questionnaire, and a number of delinquent student loans. The Statement of Reasons (SOR) identifying the concerns alleged the following: –          Eight delinquent student

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Security Clearance Denial

Many on this site have asked if the results of a polygraph taken with another agency can result in a security clearance revocation with your…
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Background Investigations

Thursday evening, the Department of Defense released its rundown of government contracts valued at $7 Million or above. Infrequently are contracts directly related to the…
Security Clearance Denial

Everybody knows the saying “the truth is easier to remember than keeping up with the lies you told.” This concept escaped a DoD contractor who…