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You won't believe this!!
I was searching the net and found the following site
It turns out that the DOD's official title for a polygrapher is, are you ready fo...

Started Aug 8th, 2002 at 6:51am by Mr._Ligenfelter
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By: furedy
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top secret clearance woes??
hello. im 19, and i recently enlisted in the national guard.
while filling out the many forms at MEPS i came across a question that asked if i had ever been suspended from school. i checked no.<b...

Started Dec 16th, 2010 at 6:32pm by veryworried (Guest)
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18 28560 Last Post Sep 10th, 2016 at 9:49am
By: xenonman
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Does polygraph ask about medical?
Hey my recruiter told me to lie about my childhood bronchitus and said I will never get caught. Nobody really knows about this so there is no way I can get caught on a TS interview. So if I get assign...

Started Apr 1st, 2014 at 1:27am by Mistertst
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15 5955 Last Post Apr 27th, 2014 at 1:49pm
By: Old Timer (Guest)
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Expert advice reqested....
I am joining the military soon, and am busy trying to decide which job I would be interested in. Many of the jobs require a TS/SCI clearance. I've been hesitant about these jobs because a year ago whe...

Started May 2nd, 2006 at 7:31pm by militaryhopeful
12 7585 Last Post Dec 15th, 2007 at 4:40pm
By: tricon7
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Joining the Coast Guard/ worried about background
Almost seven years ago, I was arrested in college for disturbing the peace.  The incident was related to mushroom use.  Back then, I smoked quite a bit of marijuana as well.  More than six years have ...

Started Nov 16th, 2004 at 3:29am by dempsy
9 31852 Last Post Feb 28th, 2014 at 10:30pm
By: Ex Member
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Arrested but didn't reveal
I was arrested once in my life for something extremely stupid.  I was messing around on a computer at school and changed the desktop to the MSN logo and could not change it back because the school com...

Started Feb 9th, 2004 at 5:52am by Anonymous (Guest)
8 4621 Last Post Jan 19th, 2006 at 10:42pm
By: Gully
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SF-86 and Security Clearance Investigation
I am in DEP. My job only requires a SECRET clearance. But in the event I get stationed at a base that requires TOP SECRET, I know they will do the investigation. The form SF-86 asks if I had ever seen...

Started Sep 28th, 2003 at 5:44am by Anonymous (Guest)
7 17335 Last Post Apr 5th, 2004 at 10:30am
By: False +
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Drug History and Military Service
I am about to take steps to pursue an officer commission in the Marine Corps, but have a fairly extensive MJ use history and a couple instances of hard drugs from college (about two years ago).  Is th...

Started Aug 21st, 2006 at 5:00pm by colony2006
5 10219 Last Post Nov 28th, 2009 at 10:31am
By: USAwarrior
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To be a military police officer do you take a poly
Well do you i would like to know.

Started Jun 23rd, 2002 at 6:45am by George_W_Bush (Guest)
5 13594 Last Post Feb 21st, 2011 at 2:33pm
By: lora (Guest)
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Question about medical history
Here's the story.  As a sophomore in college I attempted to join my school's Army ROTC program. I admitted right up front that I was on antidepressant medication; the staff sergeant told me this was a...

Started Aug 3rd, 2006 at 10:19pm by SonOfLiberty
5 28457 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2014 at 9:24pm
By: 13Stars (Guest)
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Army national guard warrant officer 255N
This requires a TS with SCI and im curious if they would do a polygraph for this? This is the national guard.
If so what kind of qu...

Started Apr 6th, 2016 at 3:59pm by jmont (Guest)
5 2442 Last Post Apr 10th, 2016 at 10:08pm
By: xenonman
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DOD tests
Is there anything peculiar or special about the DOD's security clearance polygraph testing?
I will soon be testing for a clearance and don't want the last year of my life to be wasted just becaus...

Started Apr 22nd, 2001 at 7:04am by J.Doe (Guest)
4 3104 Last Post Apr 15th, 2002 at 10:46pm
By: l.liddy (Guest)
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Expunged Arrest Record
I was arrested eight years ago for possession of a category three controlled substance.  The police realized that I had acquired the controlled substance out of ignorance (I truly didn't k...

Started Jul 5th, 2005 at 5:59am by gnavoxy
4 9504 Last Post Jun 12th, 2012 at 12:30am
By: Grant pearson (Guest)
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Past employment on SF85P
I have this question about past employment on the SF-85P form. I just graduated from college and now at age 22. When I was 18 and 19, I worked on various jobs on campus in a very short ti...

Started Sep 7th, 2010 at 12:22pm by Tramy
4 7713 Last Post Oct 8th, 2015 at 7:21am
By: xenonman
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Ability to get lesser clearance.
Two questions:
1. If one were denied a Top Secret clearance because of information revealed in one's background interviews(from family, coworkers, etc.), could that person get a Secret clearance,...

Started Aug 12th, 2004 at 9:20pm by A1
3 2515 Last Post Aug 17th, 2004 at 4:27am
By: Fair Chance
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Top Secret Clearance Advice Needed!
I joined the Armed Services and will need a Top Secret clearance for my MOS(job).  I filled out the SF-86 and did not list two vacations to foreign countries(my recruiter told me not to list any trave...

Started Mar 3rd, 2005 at 4:04pm by johndo
3 8712 Last Post Apr 17th, 2007 at 5:20am
By: FutureCopIhope1337
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Negoiate GS Pay
I retired from the Navy as a E6 with a Bachelors Degree and a working on a Master Degree and was offered a GS-4 job Step 1, Should I accept this level or try and negoiate to GS-4 Step 5.

Started Jan 6th, 2009 at 11:48pm by Navy
3 4512 Last Post Jan 8th, 2009 at 2:44am
By: Fair Chance
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Correcting falsification on SF-86
Hello all,
   I am currently employed by the military but my investigation of the SF-86 has not begun yet. I was not completely honest about drug use though i did admit to using marijuana prior, ...

Started Dec 1st, 2009 at 12:20am by d3
3 4531 Last Post Dec 1st, 2009 at 3:12am
By: BBernie
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Fired because of SF85P working a non-classified job!
I would like to get some feedback about my situation.  I am a computer database designer that went to work on a Navy contract held by a large consulting firm, working on Navy personnel systems.  I was...

Started Jan 25th, 2012 at 8:53pm by nottheonlyone
3 16181 Last Post Apr 11th, 2012 at 3:05pm
By: nottheonlyone
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Take a Stand
I ask that anyone who has been disqualified from a PD testing process (or anyone else who is willing)--based on polygraph results--keep track of upcoming PD orientation meetings,  and do the following...

Started Apr 26th, 2002 at 11:19pm by MissionPoly-ban
2 2060 Last Post Apr 27th, 2002 at 10:15am
By: MissionPoly-ban
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