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ID:

99

Date:

2006-11-29

Headline:

Army sees increase in debt-related loss of security clearances

Reporter's name:

Thomas Watkins

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

San Diego, CA

Summary:

Military personnel in all branches are increasingly losing their security clearances because they’re deeply in debt, according to documents obtained through FOIA by The Associated Press. Financial problems make troops more vulnerable to bribery and treason, the military said.

Keywords:

debt; security clearance; Army; Navy; Marine Corps; Air Force; Iraq


Agencies:

DOD

States:

US

Categories:

military


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