What job is best for a security clearance, and is military reserve?

I am currently working full time in the career field I want to persue (IT). I work in the DC area and want a security clearance (more pay, and easier to get a job). I have also wanted to join the military since I was young, but never ended up going. I figured I'd join a reserve branch, that has something to do with my career goal (Network Security). What branch has these in mind? Security Clearance, Network Security and Reservist. Thanks. I'd like to clarify (as I already did in the original body), that I also have wanted to join the military on desire alone. Not just for the clearance.

Asked By: Tj - 2/2/2009
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I am in the Navy, a Crytologist. I work day to day with ITs, and I know they need security clearances to work with us. I don't know whether or not you can get one while you are in Reserves, but if nothing else you can do NCS. That's National Call to Service. You serve active duty for 15 months and then go reserves for... More
Answered By: a_cowgurl_4_u - 2/2/2009
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Answered By: aimhigh1184 - 2/2/2009
All of them.
Answered By: majgross - 2/2/2009
If your objective in joining the military is to get a DOD security clearance, that's dumb. You'd be better off looking for a job with a DOD contractor - if you get hired and need a clearance, they will request it.
Answered By: src50 - 2/2/2009
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