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Background Investigations

Not to sound like a broken record here, but it amazes me when people want to work for the federal government as a civilian employee or contractor, but haven’t figured out that marijuana use is illegal at the federal level regardless of whether it is legal in their state. This

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Obtaining Security Clearance

It is quite extraordinary to think someone who was charged with murdercan get a security clearance, but occasionally I run across an appealscase involving just that. In this particular case, the applicant, whois now 33 years old, was charged with murder and concealing the deathof another when she was 20

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Security Clearance Denial

Based on historical Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) cases, it would be a good bet that one of the first cases for this year involved financial issues. The DoD Central Adjudication Facility (CAF) issued this applicant a Statement of Reasons (SOR) regarding her $212,000 in delinquent student loans

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Security Clearance Process

The Defense Industry, through the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), submitted an op-ed providing their thoughts on the changes proposed to the Personnel Vetting Questionnaire (PVQ), the replacement to the Questionnaire for National Security Positions (SF-86) which was open for comments on the Federal Register. Here are some of

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