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GAO evaluated the Department of Defense's (DOD) Personnel Security Program, focusing on the Navy's adjudication process of security clearances for military and civilian personnel.

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Recommendations

Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Department of the Navy 1. The Secretary of the Navy should establish a central adjudication facility for civilian and military personnel, in accordance with the requirement of DOD Regulation 5200.2-R, Personnel Security Program.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.
Department of the Navy 2. The Secretary of the Navy should require revisions to existing instructions to provide specific criteria on the procedures to be followed in determining individual eligibility for access to classified information.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.

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