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2/14/2018 10:32:34 PM(UTC)
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This forum will allow the exchanging of information and experience regarding attaining and maintaining a security clearance.
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4/19/2018 9:14:37 PM(UTC)
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3/26/2018 11:54:09 AM(UTC)
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4/19/2018 3:27:00 PM(UTC)
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4/18/2018 6:41:16 AM(UTC)
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3/22/2018 8:06:45 AM(UTC)
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4/5/2018 4:31:40 AM(UTC)
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4/11/2018 2:58:57 AM(UTC)
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4/19/2018 2:55:48 PM(UTC)
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Reemployment in the Federal Government can affect a retiree's annuity. This forum allows for members to help other members by sharing their experiences and knowledges and allow for those thinking of reemployment to ask questions.
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2/26/2018 8:49:26 PM(UTC)
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4/14/2018 6:05:50 PM(UTC)
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