Article by Senior Associate Caroline Leary Published on Cleared Jobs
Posted By fedpractice || 13-Jan-2017
Caroline Leary, a Senior Associate at The Federal Practice Group, has been featured by Cleared Jobs as a guest contributor on the organization’s blog! Ms. Leary’s article, titled Security Clearances, 2016 in Review, covers the numerous policy changes regarding security clearance and the impact that these changes will likely have on security clearance holders in 2017.
Some of the many topics covered in-depth in the article include:
- The classifying of social media accounts as open to review in security clearance determinations
- Changes to Question 21 on SF 86 relating to psychological and emotional health
- The President’s ultimate authority in making security clearance decisions
The article provides further insight into the impact that incoming President-elect Donald Trump may have on security clearance issues, as well as the government’s changing attitudes on mental health and wellness in regards to a person’s ability to hold a national security position.
To read the full article, click here.
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