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Changes Pursued In U.S. Security Clearance System

The decision to grant a security clearance to a man who later killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard was made without a review of a critical police report, but background investigators still followed the correct standards, the top federal personnel management official told a Senate panel Thursday.

10/31/2013

Aaron Alexis

Report: Navy Yard Shooter Lied About Previous Arrest, Debts

The Washington Navy Yard shooter lied about a previous arrest and failed to disclose thousands of dollars in debts when he applied for a security clearance in the Navy.

09/24/2013

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