Client who was not aware that consumption of alcohol after diagnosis of alcohol dependence was able to save clearance by eliminating alcohol consumption

SOUTHEAST:  Client defense contractor was issued a Statement of Reasons (SOR) under Adjudicative Guideline G – Alcohol Consumption, alleging that despite having been diagnosed as alcohol dependent seven years previously, Applicant continued to consume alcohol.  After presenting case explaining that Applicant was not aware that continued consumption of alcohol, after a diagnosis of alcohol dependence, could result in loss of clearance; and that upon learning of that fact, the Applicant has removed alcohol from the Applicant’s life.  The Administrative Judge found FOR THE APPLICANT and granted the clearance.