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FY 2013

FY 2012

  • Summer Newsletter (Word) (PDF)
    • ePSF & eDelivery; OPM Audit; PA Process
    • Direct Form Submission; Revised 306; Age Restrictions
    • Taxes; Processing Reminders; Submission Errors
  • Winter Newsletter (Word) (PDF)
    • Public Trust Reinvestigations Direct Submission of SF85P's e-QIP 3.0
    • Foreign Travel Reporting
    • Collateral Indoctrination Briefings Fingerprinting Best Practices Initial vs. Reinvestigation Password Timeouts OPM Suitability Course
  • Fall Newsletter (Word) (PDF)
    • OPM FIN Notices
    • PDSD Staff Directory
    • OPM Training
    • Form Submission Reminders
    • webSETS Corner
    • Terms, Forms, Acronyms
    • Welcome Baby Jordyn!
    • Reinvestigations Planning
    • Reciprocity
    • 3PDE User Role
    • Passing Security Clearances

FY 2011

  • Spring Newsletter (Word) (PDF)
    • SPRING CLEANING DONE RIGHT
    • PDSD BULLETIN #11-03
    • IT'S TAX TIME
    • FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
    • RECIPROCITY & CVS
    • IT IS OUR PLEASURE TO WELCOME...
    • RANDOM TIDBITS
    • SMARTPHONE THREATS
  • Winter Newsletter (Word) (PDF)
    • Welcoming The New Year
    • webSETS Data Entry & Access Issues
    • Reciprocity
    • Q&A on Interim Clrs, PDSD Stats
    • Forms Processing, New SF86
    • Technical Development, Position Designation
    • Reinvestigations, CVS Training, Q&A Form Errors
    • Leader of the Pack, Adj Issues, Contact Info
  • 1st Quarter Newsletter (Word) (PDF)
    • FY11 Investigations Menu
    • Leader Of The Pack
    • Internal Network Vulnerabilities
    • Revised AD-1187
    • Security Package Reminders

FY 2010

  • Summer Newsletter (Word) (PDF)
    • Proposed FY11 Investigation Product Line from OPM
    • Staff Changes
    • InfoSec News
    • PDSD Bulletin #10-06
    • National Security Reinvestigations
  • 2nd Quarter Newsletter (Word) (PDF)
    • FBI Scheduled Delay in Fingerprint Check Results
    • e-Delivery and eSEC
    • FIN #10-03; FIN #10-04
    • Information Security Coordinator's Annual Seminar
    • Public Trust Reinvestigations
    • Changes in e-QIP
    • PDSD Staff Update
  • 1st Quarter Newsletter (Word) (PDF)
    • NEW PDSD Bulletins
    • Financial Responsibility
    • Reorganization of DA
    • New e-QIP User Manual
    • Information Security Update
    • Security Training Tip