Foreign Influence of Spouse Currently Enrolled in Foreign Military Does Not Preclude Security Clearance

NEW ENGLAND:  Defense contractor issued Statement of Reasons (SOR) under Adjudicative Guideline B – Foreign Influence as result of husband, husband’s parents, brother, and grandmother being citizens of a foreign country, with all but husband still residing in that foreign country, whereas husband is resident of the United States, but still enrolled in the military Reserves of that country.  Clearance granted based upon the Applicant’s long-standing sense of loyalty to the United States and the Applicant can be expected to resolve any conflict of interest in favor of the United States.