I recently ran across a DOE security clearance appeals case where an individual was denied a security clearance due to financial issue concerns. Well, you say, so what? Financial issues are the number one reason for a denial, right? What made this case unique was that it involved a psychological
A common mistake security clearance applicants make is in thinking that criminal charges filed against them resulting in the judge withholding adjudication do not have to be reported. This is not true, regardless of what advice a recruiter, friend, or solicitor may tell you. What does adjudication withheld actually mean?
As we all know, one of the adjudicative guidelines that could disqualify a person from being granted eligibility for a security clearance is Guideline C: Foreign Preference. Most of the time this deals with those who claim dual citizenship, meaning a person is a citizen of two countries at the
The long road that known as the security clearance process is almost at the end. You have overcome all of the hurdles involved, from getting an interview and being hired into a national security position to undergoing a background investigation and finally being deemed worthy of handling the nation’s secrets.