NBCNEWS.COM - Nearly 36,000 active-military members who hold security clearances have recently sought urgent financial advice or aid because heavy debts and delinquent bills threatened to void their classified status, according to a nonprofit that helps troops and veterans solve money problems.
"You can lose that security clearance if you have credit or debt issues," said John E. Pickens III, executive director of VeteransPlus.
"If you lose that clearance, you can become un-promotable or you can be
taken from your assignment. And, ultimately, you can even receive a
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SPOKANE, Wash. - Surveillance footage appears to show a woman in Spokane stealing a car and a purse from a community center on Spokane's South Hill. Spokane Police are investigating the crime that happened last Thursday at the East Central Community Center, located just south of Interstate 90. The victim, Madeline Antcliff, is a junior at Gonzaga Prep High School. She has volunteered at the community center for the last two months.>>