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DOD Officially Takes on Background Investigations Mission, Organization

on October 1, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The newly branded Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency has officially taken on the background investigations mission with the start of fiscal year 2020.

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Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

By on July 31, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Over 3k OPM Employees to Move to DoD

Over 3,000 employees at OPM were notified they will be moving over to DoD as part of the transition of how the government handles background investigations.

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Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

By on July 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Background Investigations Are Moving From OPM To DoD – What Happens Next Will Make Or Break Them

The author says there are some important best practices that should be followed in moving background investigations to DoD.

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DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

By on June 26, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DoD Expected to Take Over Background Checks in October

DoD is expected to take over responsibility for conducting background investigations starting FY 2020.

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Lawmakers Want DoD to Drop ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’

By on June 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want DoD to Drop ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’

Lawmakers want DoD to drop what they consider offensive terminology from the agency’s forms.

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When We Say, “Do Not Disclose,” We Mean Do Not Disclose

By on June 11, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
When We Say, “Do Not Disclose,” We Mean Do Not Disclose

A DoD police officer appealed his removal based on lack of candor, conduct unbecoming, and unauthorized use of a computer. See how the appeals court ruled.

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Bill Would Pool DoD Employees’ Unused Leave for Family and Medical Use

By on April 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Pool DoD Employees’ Unused Leave for Family and Medical Use

A new bill would pool unused leave among DoD employees to to go towards family and medical leave purposes.

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WikiLeaks Founder Charged with Conspiracy to Hack DoD Computer

By on April 11, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
WikiLeaks Founder Charged with Conspiracy to Hack DoD Computer

The Justice Department announced that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to hack a government computer.

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Report: Pentagon Official Gave Out $280K In Fraudulent Bonuses

on February 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A senior Pentagon official approved $280,000 in fraudulent bonuses to seven officials preparing to leave the department, according to a report released Thursday by the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General.

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DoD Employee Defauds Government of Over $1 Million in Overtime Payments

on December 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A former employee at Langley Air Force Base has admitted to defrauding the federal government out of $1.46 million — mainly by faking the amount of overtime she worked over 17 years.

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