Applicant Cleared from Drug Abuse After Positive Change in Behavior

MIDDLE ATLANTIC – Applicant employee of a Defense Contractor was issued a Statement of Reasons based upon Guideline H – Drug Involvement, based upon use of illegal drugs on approximately five occasions over a two month period, during a time period in which the Applicant possessed a security clearance; with drug use discovered as the result of a random urinalysis test conducted by his employer. During ensuing drug counseling Applicant was determined to be drug dependent. After presentation of case before an Administrative Judge, demonstration of drug abuse rehabilitation, whole person concept, passage of time since drug abuse and positive changes in behavior to include disassociation with those who provided the illegal drugs, finding was made FOR THE APPLICANT and clearance was continued.