Pentagon plans to scale up continuous evaluation program as it takes over background investigations

By Justin Doubleday / December 14, 2018 at 2:28 PM
Defense Department officials say their "continuous evaluation" program has already helped pare down the security clearance investigations backlog, and they plan to scale its use across all cleared personnel as the Defense Security Service takes over the federal government's background investigations mission. In July, DOD began using continuous evaluation to "offset" fieldwork for secret and top-secret periodic reinvestigations, Garry Reid, director for defense intelligence in the office of the under secretary of defense for intelligence, and Daniel Payne, director of...

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