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US Navy reverses decision, grants clearance to dentist


The U.S. Navy reversed its decision to deny security clearance to a dentist because of his family in Israel.

The Navy informed Gershon Pincus of its reversal on Jan. 7, the Albany Times Union reported Thursday.

Pincus, 62, told the newspaper he was “overjoyed.” He commutes 400 miles one day a week from his New York City home to Saratoga Springs, New York, where he treats sailors serving at the nearby U.S. nuclear submarine propulsion program.

Click here to read the full article in JTA.