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Security Clearance Denial

It is well known that debt is the number one reason for security clearance eligibility denials according to appeals statistics over the years. One would think new clearance applicants would do a little research and make sure their finances were in good shape, or at least not so obviously bad as to

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Security Clearance Denial

Usually, security clearance applicants who are denied eligibility for access to classified information have one or two disqualifying factors that cannot be mitigated. Well, a recent Department of Energy (DOE) contractor takes the cake, hitting over half of the thirteen national security adjudicative guidelines. Here are the highlights from his appeal to

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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Bond Amendment disqualifies anyone from being granted a security clearance if they were convicted of a crime that resulted in being incarcerated for one year or more. There is, however, a provision for a waiver if mitigating information is presented in accordance with national security adjudicative guidelines. A recent

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Security Clearance Denial

Anyone who has filled out a Questionnaire for National Security Positions (SF-86) is familiar with the section where you must list all previous employments in the past seven years and why you left. It is pretty straightforward and branching questions ask about being fired, leaving employment under mutual agreement after being told

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