"In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5143.01 and DoD Instruction (DoDI) 5200.02, the issuance implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for the DoD PSP [Personnel Security Program]. This issuance: Assigns responsibilities and prescribes procedures for investigations of individuals seeking to hold national security positions or perform national security duties who are required to complete Standard Form (SF) 86, 'Questionnaire for National Security Positions,' for personnel security investigations (PSIs). Sets procedures for DoD PSP national security eligibility for access determinations; personnel security actions; continuous evaluation (CE); and security education requirements for employees seeking eligibility for access to classified information or to hold a sensitive position (referred to in this manual as 'national security eligibility'). Prescribes procedures for administrative due process for employees. Administrative due process for contractor personnel is governed by DoDD 5220.6."
Departmen of Defense Memorandum 5200.02; DoDM 5200.02
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