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    What is a Background Investigation?

    What is a Background Investigation?
    Q: Why are you going to investigate me? I'm only applying for an entry level job and I don't need a security clearance. A: The interests of the national security require that all persons privileged to be employed in the departments and agencies of the government shall be reliable, trustworthy, of good conduct and character, and of complete and unswerving loyalty ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Department of the Navy: Federal Jobs Overview

    The U.S. Navy's primary mission is to protect the United States by the effective prosecution of war at sea. This mission, which involves the Department of the Navy's Marine Corps component, includes the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases, the support of all military departments of the United States, and the maintenance of freedom of the seas. The navy is ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How to Obtain a Security Clearance

    How to Obtain a Security Clearance
    Suppose you've come across an hourly job that looks like a great fit. There's just one small matter: The position requires a US security clearance, and you don't have one. You may think that you can just apply for the clearance and in no time the job will be yours, but the process isn't quite that simple. You cannot obtain a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +19
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    3 Levels of Security Clearance

    3 Levels of Security Clearance
    h3. Classification Levels National security information that requires protection against unauthorized disclosure are classified at one of the following three levels.    Top Secret Clearance Top Secret is applied to information that reasonably could be expected to cause exceptionally grave damage to the national security if disclosed to unauthorized sources. This level needs to be reinvestigated every 5 years. [widget:security_clearance] Secret ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2