A consultant hired by a Government
Contracting Activity (GCA) who will only
require access to classified information at
the GCA activity or in connection with
authorized visits to the GCA is adjudicated
for security clearance by which of the
The employing GCA
Contractors may grant Confidential
clearances to qualified employees.
Commanding officers are required to report
to the Defense Security Service (DSS)
Operations Center Columbus (OCC) any
adverse information which comes to their
attention concerning a cleared contractor
employee assigned to a worksite under their
control. What other office must be advised
of the adverse information?
DSS Operating Location Office
identified on the DD Form 254
NISP Program Office
Command security manager
What must a command do when a
members duties change to no longer
require access to classified information?
Debrief the member
Execute a Security Termination
Notify the DON CAF that clearance
and access are no longer required
All of the above
The command suspends access on an
individual that the command received
derogatory information on and provides a
report of suspension to the DON CAF.
After receiving additional information, the
command determines that the individual's
access should be restored immediately.
The command may grant the access.
Transfer in Status (TIS) is a process by
which an individual may be transferred
from one DoD component, command or
activity to another DoD component,
command or activity in an SCI
Once the DON CAF grants a security
clearance, it remains valid provided which
of the following factors have been met?
The individual continues compliance
with personnel security standards
The individual has no break in service
exceeding 24 months
Both 1 and 2 above
The individual does not transfer to
Interim security clearances and/or access,
and assignment to sensitive civilian
positions is NOT authorized for individuals
who have received an unfavorable security
determination until the DON CAF
reestablishes the security clearance.