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installations and the granting and renewal of security clearances. >> well, obviously there were a lot of red flags as you noted. why they didn't get picked up, why they didn't get incorporated into the clearance process, what he was doing, those are all legitimate questions that we're going to be dealing with. how do we fix it? >> reporter: for aaron alexis the list of missed flags is alarmingly long. from two arrests to reports to police that he was hearing voices, to two recent self-admissions to veterans affairs hospitals for insomnia. despite this record, alexis's navy security clearance granted in 2008 was valid for ten years without review. >> where there are gaps, we will close them. where there are inadequacies we will address them. and where there are failures we will correct them. >> reporter: one change the defense department is not considering so far is making

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