Functions & Working Groups

  • Processes request for background investigations, provides guidance to individuals and Army activities for the completion of national security and suitability investigations, conducts quality review to ensure requisite forms meet OPM processing standards.
  • Coordinates with external government agencies for the conduct of National Intelligence Agency Checks in support of the Army Contract Linguist, Role Player, 09L, and MAVNI programs. and conducts contractor fitness determinations in support of the Contract Linguist program.
  • Oversight and execution of the Personnel Security Appeals Board (PSAB)
  • Oversight and execution of the Linguist Support Office activities in support of the background vetting for the Army Contract Linguist, Contract Role Player, 09L, and Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) Programs.
  • Oversees and executes the centralized submission of background investigations processed by the Personnel Security Investigations – Center of Excellence (PSI-CoE).
  • Provides operational and execution guidance to the Army Central Clearance Facility for adjudication policy and provides oversight in ensuring that Army meets IRPTA and DoD security clearance reform requirements, goals and objectives.
Working Groups
  • National: OPM Background Investigation Stakeholders Working Group, Security Executive agent Advisory Committee, Security Policy Advisory Group
  • DoD: e-QIP Direct Working Group, Joint CAF and Policy Advisory Board, joint implementation of the new version of JPAS, PSAB Working Group, Civilian Personnel Management System Suitability Reform WG, Various Security Clearance Reform WGs
  • HQDA and ARSTAF: MAVNI Working Group, Surety Working Group (PRP), SICE Force Protection WG, GFEBS/AKO Foreign National Access WG, Fingerprint WG, AIES WG, INSCOM Insider Threat Task Force, G-2/CCF PSAB Modernization WG, ASA MR&A HSPD-12 WG, Security Resiliency WG
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