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Obtaining Security Clearance

There has been much discussion about what constitutes a foreign national contact when filling out the SF-86 or what the reporting requirements are under continuous evaluation. Opinions are diverse and open to a matter of interpretation. However, a State Department employee who had a Top Secret security clearance went a

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Background Investigations

There is still a lot of confusion out there about what type of investigation is needed for a particular position and whether it results in a security clearance. Do you know if the job you applied for is low risk with no clearance, public trust with no clearance, or a

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Past Security Clearance Posts

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…
Security Clearance Process

I ran across this Office of Inspector General case regarding a Department of Interior employee who was able to lie and cajole his way into…
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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…
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