Defense Contract Employee Cleared from Consistent Alcohol and Drug Abuse

MIDDLE ATLANTIC – Applicant employee of a Defense Contractor denied Security Clearance based on Guideline G – Alcohol Consumption (Drinking to excess/intoxication and blackouts from 1970-2003, Conviction for DUI, Alcohol abuse treatment for alcohol dependence, and continuing to consume alcohol after treatment and diagnosis of alcohol dependence); and Guideline H – Illegal Drug Use (Use of marijuana with varying frequency from 1974 to 1983 and during 2002, purchase of marijuana, treatment for one year for cannabis abuse, use of marijuana on multiple occasions while possessing a Security Clearance). After presentation of case at DOHA hearing Administrative Judge found “For the Applicant” on all issues and CLEARANCE WAS GRANTED.