By Dr. Eowyn | 26 January 2018
FELLOWSHIP OF THE MINDS — Federal government contractors, such as defense contractors for the Department of Defense (DOD), require national security clearance.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) conducts the majority of the personnel security investigations in connection with granting access to classified information. OPM uses government and contract investigators to conduct these investigations. (Source: DOD Defense Security Service)
But a recent DOD report found that in the last 3 years, 165 government contractors with felonies, influences from foreign governments, suspicious financial dealings, and even pedophilia were given national security clearance and thus, had access to top secret information. […]