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By Phil Piemonte

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All Clear on Security Clearances?

According to testimony presented this week before the Senate federal workforce subcommitee, there’s been a lot of headway made in trimming the time it takes to process a security clearance.

A range of experts—including Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry and high-ranking officials from DoD, the Office of Management and Budget and the Government Accountability Office—said pretty much the same thing: That the massive delays that have plagued the process in recent years are being resolved.

Now that we’ve heard from the top ranks, we’d like to hear from you.

Gotten a clearance recently? How long did it take?

Posted by Phil Piemonte on Nov 17, 2010 at 12:13 PM


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