On Fri, 12 Jan 1996, A. Padgett Peterson, P.E. Information Security wrote:
> > I hold a TS SCI clearance with the Air Force. I've been in for almost 10
> > years, and I've never heard of a "Q" clearance.
> Ten years ago is too recent. Back in the days of free trips to SouthEastAsia
> there were several compartmented levels above Top Secret such as "R"
> and "Crypto" that usually required EBIs. "Q" referred to certain "special
> weapons" that I will not go into further. Does Brain21's father glow in the
> dark ?
Every day since I made the mistake of replying in haste I have kicked
myself for being such an idiot. I was so wrong to ever start such a
discussion on these subjects in this arena I can't even believe it.
I stand guilty of immaturity, and long for the day when I come to work,
log in, and don't have to see my name connected to any more DOD security
clearances discussions....on the Internet!
Although the flames were stinging, I appreciate thier intent.
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re: "Q" Clearance
From: "A. Padgett Peterson, P.E. Information Security" <PADGETT @