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Background Investigations

During the House Oversight Committee hearing on security process improvements members heard DoD and OPM Chief Information Officers and the Acting OPM Director present the current “State of the Union” so to speak, on the status of background investigation process improvements. Unfortunately, most of the committee members focused on Presidential

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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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Past Security Clearance Posts

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Security Clearance Process

We all know about having to self-report information as a security clearance holder, but what about reporting on another clearance holder? This scenario is played…
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Career Advice

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is one of the biggest government civil service and contractor employers after the DoD. Many of the jobs offered by…
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Obtaining Security Clearance

While the vast majority of security clearances are processed through the Department of Defense, several government agencies (including the Intelligence Community) run their own investigation…