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Security Clearance Process

The Defense Security Service (DSS) published a job aid for security professionals and Facility Security Officers (FSO) to assist military and DoD civilian personnel in understanding what is in the Statement of Reasons (SOR) package and how to respond to a Letter of Intent (LOI) to deny eligibility for a

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Security Clearance Process

  DSS Updates the FCL Request Process The Defense Security Service (DSS) has finished updates to the Facility Clearance (FCL) process in efforts to improve accountability and make it more efficient. The updates include a “FCL Roadmap” and an accompanying FCL Orientation Handbook that provide detailed explanations of the process

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Obtaining Security Clearance

The Defense Security Service (DSS) recent issued its “Stakeholder Report 2011,” summarizing its history and mission and detailing its recent achievements and notable cases. The report includes some statistical data for fiscal year 2010 (page 8). Of interest to most cleared contractor personnel is a brief explanation of “Incident Reports”

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Security Clearance Denial

On November 20, 2009 the Defense Security Service issued the following policy alert entitled, “Foreign Passport: Disposition Influences Personnel Clearance Eligibility.” DISCO will not grant or continue a personnel clearance if the clearance applicant or cleared individual possesses a current foreign passport. In instances where the foreign passport is the

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