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Security Clearance Denial

Reasons why security clearance applications are rejected.

Security Clearance Denial

Lost in all of the sensationalism and political rancor of the last few months is the fact that FBI Background Investigators have been quietly gathering information on White House staffers who must undergo the security clearance process just like the rest of us.  Quietly, that is, until now! Politico posted

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Security Clearance Denial

In a recent Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals case a longtime government contractor had his clearance reinstatement request denied because he was living with his Mexican-born girlfriend who was in the U.S. illegally. I know you are asking yourself right now “what’s the big deal here?” There is a

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Security Clearance Denial

Through the end of November this year the Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) Board held 1,142 hearings for appeals on adverse security clearance determinations, eligibility for placement into public trust position or a Common Access Card denial. For comparison, I included last year’s numbers (through November 2015) in

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Security Clearance Denial

We all know PTSD is a serious concern for our returning Warfighters and veterans. Some common symptoms associated with PTSD are nightmares, increased anxiety, difficulty remembering or concentrating, mood swings, and reliving traumatic events. PTSD in and of itself is not a disqualifier for eligibility to hold a security clearance

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