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Background Investigations

The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) published the latest numbers for national security background investigation processing timeliness and showed a slight improvement from the last report released by the Security, Suitability, and Credentialing Performance Accountability Council (PAC) back in December 2019. According to DCSA, the average time to complete

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Security Clearance Denial

A Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) case caught my eye because it is related to all of the recent protests across the United States advocating fair treatment and respect for all. This applicant had previously held a security clearance for 12 years and has worked as a federal

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Obtaining Security Clearance

Domestic violence incidents are usually result in uncontrolled emotional responses caused by irritation or aggravation with the behavior of a partner. Situations can escalate quickly…
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Security Clearance Process

For the last three years the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Defense Counterintelligence Agency (DCSA) have put periodic reinvestigations (PR) on hold in order to…
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Background Investigations

There are some things just make you shake your head and wonder why? In the background investigation world, quite often it is the Department of…
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