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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Hearing and Appeals recently ruled on an appeal granting eligibility for access authorization to a DOE contractor who was initially denied due to financial issues. This case was a good example of overcoming events beyond your control and acting responsibly in resolving the

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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

Financial considerations continue to be the top issue in the denial of eligibility for a security clearance. I have noticed a few recent appeals to the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) where clearance applicants are using the President’s decision to hold student loan payments in abeyance as an excuse when submitting their

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Background Investigations

Public trust positions are those which carry out duties that do not require access to classified national security information but do have other duties that could cause moderate or high risk damage to other individuals or the agency they are working for. A recent Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals

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