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Pentagon, OPM Moving Forward in Transferring Security Clearance Investigations

The Department of Defense continues to make progress transferring the authority to process security clearances from the Office of Personnel Management to the agency. An official noted that the Pentagon is working with interagency partners to transfer the functions, personnel and resources of OPM’s National Background Investigations Bureau to the Defense Security Service, according to a statement posted Friday

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Garry Reid: DoD Seeks to Reform Background Investigation Process

The Defense Department plans to reform its personnel vetting system once it assumes control of background investigations for DoD employees and contractors from the Office of Personnel Management, DoD News reported Thursday. Garry Reid, DoD director for defense intelligence and security, said the current system faces a huge backlog that has …

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Garry Reid: Special Ops Lead Seeking More Control of Deployed Forces

U.S. Special Operations Commander Adm. William McRaven wants to have more control over commandos once they are outside of the U.S. and in deployed theaters, Defense News reports. Garry Reid, principal deputy assistant defense secretary for special operations and low-intensity conflict, told an audience at the Defense Strategies Institute last …

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