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lack of candor

Security Clearance Denial

A Department of Energy (DOE) contractor was denied clearance eligibility based on his inability to be forthright and honest about the extent of his illegal drug use. What set this particular appeals case apart from other similar cases was the extent his lies, both on the SF-86 questionnaire and in

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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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Security Clearance Denial

I was reading through the transcript of a recent Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Hearing and Appeals case and was astounded when I came to the part about why this DOE contractor used marijuana while possessing a security clearance, and then lied about it. In 2017 the contractor underwent

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Security Clearance Denial

In May 2020, a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor had her security clearance suspended after the latest alcohol related incident involving public intoxication (PI) on an airplane in 2019. Additionally, the contractor intentionally provided false information to the psychologist concerning her alcohol consumption. The Local Security Office (LSO) further alleged

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