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While lying on a job application has its repercussions, a young Michigan man found that lying on a CIA job application landed him in jail. The Washington Post reported that Glenn Duffie Shriver, 28, was arrested on June 22 for lying on his CIA job application about his work with

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Obtaining Security Clearance

Our popular ongoing series allows you to ask your most complex questions regarding security clearances and our regular contributors of present and former clearance investigators and adjudicators will try to answer them. The rules are listed below. Failure to abide by them will mean your question will be deleted. NOTE:

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Background InvestigationsObtaining Security Clearance

In yesterday's USA Today, a report titled "White House looks for faster top secret clearances" details the positive efforts of Office of Management and Budget…
Security Clearance Jobs

This isn't necessary new to report, but an article on CNN today details how dolphins and sea lions are providing surveillance to harbors like Puget…
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Most people don't associate the Redmond giant with the U.S. defense industry. If you think about it, it makes total sense. Microsoft employs some of…