Hi guys! I’m currently a nurse practitioner student under scholarship from the Air Force. I have already sworn in and everything. Just a quick question that had me worried.
I was fired from my first ever job when I was a new graduate for failing to meet new grad parameters. I was ashamed of that past (4 years ago). I had 2 jobs later which I never had any problems for incompetency. I have even acted as a preceptor to students, new graduates, and experienced staff new to the hospital.
So I lied about being fired on my SF-something form. I had my interview, initially told him the same thing until at the very last part he told me a flag came up stating that I was fired. I tried to come up with a reason, then finally gave in and told him the truth. I told him that the reason why I did that was because I was ashamed as well as the facts from above plus perhaps some immaturity being that it was my first ever job. Everything else I told him was the absolute truth.
Any idea how this will affect my chances for getting an Air Force security clearance for medical professionals?
Also, how long will I have to wait normally to hear something back on any decisions?