Security Clearance Adjudication, Washington D.C. Defense contractor faced loss of security clearance for repeated drug use and lying about drug use during periodic reinvestigation.
Result: Clearance retained.
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Client defense contractor was issued a Statement of Reasons (SOR) under Adjudicative Guideline H – Drug Involvement and E – Personal Conduct for use of illegal drugs and misuse of prescription drugs, testing positive for illegal drug use, and drug use while possessing a security clearance, as well as failing to disclose drug use in a security clearance background investigation and adjudication. After presenting the case before an Administrative Judge from the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals, the clearance was granted with the Judge finding FOR THE APPLICANT.