Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)/AP/Susan Walsh

Congress not yet convinced of Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger

Margaret Weichert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, acknowledged Tuesday the administration may need more time to carry out the proposed…

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Trump administration cites OPM’s financial uncertainty in making case for reorganization

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NBIB prepping people, contracts and IT ahead of security clearance transfer to DoD

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Industry says security clearance transfer paves way for long-awaited modernization

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Donald Trump

Trump makes security clearance transfer official with executive order

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Graphic by Danny Yi/Federal News Radiosecurityclearance

No change in prices as DoD prepares for security clearance transfer

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2020 budget sheds little light on details behind the proposed OPM reorganization

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Head of NSA, Cyber Command has ‘classified’ opinion on splitting the roles

The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has…

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AP/J. Scott ApplewhiteNational Background Investigation Bureau Director Charlie Phalen testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee as lawmakers examine problems and practices of issuing security clearances to government employees, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

As NBIB shrinks the security clearance backlog, other personnel vetting agencies feel the pressure

The backlog of pending security clearances and other matters at the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) is down more than 25 percent from…

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen)Capt. Thomas Beltz, C-17 Globemaster III pilot with the 514th Air Mobility Wing, closes in to refuel with a KC-10 Extender over the Atlantic Ocean, Feb. 10, 2018. The 514th AMW is an Air Force Reserve Command unit located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J..

How the Air Force made a dent in its 79,000 security clearance backlog

The Air Force is using multiple programs to push back its security clearance backlog.

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