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Security Clearance Process

The “Annual Report to Congress on Personnel Security Investigations for Industry and the National Industrial Security Program” for fiscal year 2010 is one of the more useful periodic reports containing data on security clearance processing.  Produced by the Defense Security Service, it is the only report that provides any information

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Obtaining Security Clearance

If you’re like me, you can find the security clearance process a little, shall we say, obtuse. (Case in point, I worked at the Pentagon for 6 months before they realized my secret clearance hadn’t been processed at my last duty station and I had to completely resubmit my paperwork.

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Background InvestigationsObtaining Security Clearance

In testimony before congress in September the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), Mike McConnell, announced that: We have  (in conjunction with DoD) designed a transformed…
Background InvestigationsObtaining Security Clearance

Since the first two threads we've started on obtaining answers to clearance questions have filled up, we are starting a new one. Please post questions…
Obtaining Security Clearance

An article in last week's Washington Post reported, "Maryland public schools will soon establish 'security clearance' educational programs for students as part of the state's…