How long does it take for a military security clearance?

Can anyone give me an average time frame between when I hand in the signature page, and when I can get my training dates? It's a maintenance job, so its not a top secret clearance, just a regular secret clearance. Considering this is a person to person thing, if there is no "average" time frame than how long did it take for you? Or anyone you knew that has one.

Asked By: Nick - 4/15/2009
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The sad thing is generally getting your first clearance it's about the same time frame for secret and top secret. It took mine about 4 months, I've heard of them going faster like a month, but I've seen some guys take 3 years. It all really boils down, how many places have you lived, how many stupid things have you... More
Answered By: joshua w - 4/15/2009
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There really isn't a set time differs for each person and how swamped DSS and OPM are in investing clearances. Summer is usually busier. I had my TS done in a couple months, but it takes some people up to 3 years to just get their secret.
Answered By: hollywood34731 - 4/15/2009
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