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What is a security clearance?

Many jobs that Virginia residents apply for might require them to submit to finger printing and other background checks. Generally, these investigations provide employers with important information about their prospective employees' fitness to serve as representatives of their organizations. A security clearance is a highly involved background check that enables a person to take on a job in the military or with a governmental agency.

Don't let your past bar you from the military career you want

It takes a special man or woman to commit to service in the armed forces. A person must be able to put others before themselves to be a member of the United States military and numerous Virginia residents answer that call each year. However, unlike civilian lines of work where people can often walk into jobs with little to no review of their histories, military careers often require applicants to submit to significant scrutiny into their pasts.

Reasons that a security clearance may be denied

A security clearance is an important component of gaining access to careers in the military. Fairfax residents may also need to apply for and obtain security clearances if they wish to pursue careers in certain parts of the federal government. This post will provide information on reasons why a person's security clearance application could be denied. It is not specific to military applications for security clearances and individuals with specific inquiries are encouraged to discuss their security clearance concerns with competent legal representatives.

Know the facts about the military security clearance process

For Virginia residents who hope to serve the country through work in one of the branches of the United States military, obtaining the proper reviews and authorizations can be an arduous process. One of the more cumbersome procedures that prospective soldiers must undergo is the security clearance review. There are multiple levels of security clearances that individuals may apply for and each level permits a person to more classified information than the level below it.

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