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Alcohol consumption is legal (if you are of age) and it is perfectly acceptable and normal in most social settings, right? So why is it a potential issue for those who want or already have a security clearance? Alcohol affects each individual a bit differently, but when someone drinks excessively

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Security Clearance Process

Agencies across DoD and the Federal government should take note of DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Personnel Security Program and how they provide customer service to their cleared population and applicants. Their program appears well organized, user friendly, and provides easy to find information about each stage of the

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Past Security Clearance Posts

Background Investigations

I'm not aware of any single question on the SF-86 that has been the topic of more debate than Question 21, the Mental Health section…
Obtaining Security Clearance

So you applied for and were offered a job that requires you to get a Secret security clearance. What does that mean? What checks are…
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Security Clearance Process

The real security clearance issue isn't the backlog (which is upwards of 500,000 pending cases) - it's the timeliness. That's what the new director of…
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