Defense Contract Employee Granted Clearance from Alcohol Abuse & DUIs

WEST COAST – Applicant employee of a defense contractor issued Statement of Reasons recommending denial of security clearance based upon Guideline G – (Alcohol Consumption) due to consumption of alcohol to excess and the point of intoxication over a nearly 40 year period; DUI conviction; denials of special access programs on three previous occasions over a recent 17 year period due to excess alcohol consumption; continuing to drink to excess after evaluation and treatment for alcohol abuse and against medical advice notwithstanding being at risk for alcohol dependence with continued alcohol consumption and after the denials of access to special access programs. After presentation of case demonstrating substantial behavior changes and excellent prognosis Administrative Judge ruled FOR THE APPLICANT granting security clearance.