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Security Clearance Process

A little over a year ago the background investigation case inventory stood at 212,000 during the transition of transferring responsibility from the Office of Personnel Management’s National Background Investigation Bureau to the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). In May, the Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF) reached a milestone

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Security Clearance Denial

Guideline G: Alcohol Consumption is one of the grayer areas when it comes to evaluating a person’s character, reliability and trustworthiness and deciding whether to grant them eligibility for a security clearance. Alcohol consumption usually in and of itself does not end up disqualifying someone, but rather the associated conduct

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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 are told by a recruiter or someone else to not disclose information such as illegal drug use which might be disqualifying. This is understandable and

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Adjudication

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 capability enabled the DoD CAF to keep pushing through the backlog and reducing the inventory to a steady state. Here is are some of their most recent

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