The individual works for a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor and holds a DOE access authorization, now in suspension. In September of 2011, the individual informed his contractor, which in turn informed the local DOE security office (LSO), that he had been hospitalized for treatment of his depression and suicidal thoughts. Exhibit 15. The LSO summoned the individual for an interview with a personnel security specialist on September 20, 2011. Exhibit 22 (Transcript of Personnel Security Interview).
The individual began working at a DOE site in March 1992. Tr. at 87. In September 1999, his employer requested an access authorization for him. Ex. 8. Around then, the individual had completed a Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP), which showed that he had a judgment of $6,000 and four delinquent accounts totaling $5,068. Ex. 9 at 1. In October 1999, the individual’s credit report showed that he also had five charged-off accounts totaling $4,576 and one collection account totaling $179. Id.
The Individual is employed by a DOE contractor in a position requiring him to hold a DOE access authorization. DOE Ex. 3. In December 2010, while on disability leave due to a medical condition, the Individual voluntarily entered an inpatient substance abuse facility to receive treatment for alcohol dependence. DOE Ex. 8. The Individual reported his treatment to his management, who in turn informed the Local Security Office (LSO). DOE Ex. 10 at 8-9. This potentially derogatory information prompted a March 2011 Personnel Security Interview (PSI). DOE Ex. 10.
The individual is employed by a DOE contractor, and has held a DOE access authorization for several years. In late September 2011, the individual was arrested and charged with Careless Driving and with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Aggravated DWI). DOE Ex. 6. When he reported these charges to his Local Security Office (LSO), the LSO conducted a Personnel Security Interview (2011 PSI) with the individual in October 2011. 2011 PSI, DOE Ex. 9.
In September 2011, the Individual, a security clearance holder, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and subsequently reported the arrest to the Local Security Office (LSO) at the DOE Facility where he worked. DOE Exhibit (Ex.) 19. Neither a September 2011 personnel security interview (PSI) nor a DOE-Contractor Psychologist’s (DOE Psychologist) examination and evaluative report of the Individual resolved the security concerns raised by his 2011 DWI arrest.
This case involves an Individual with a pattern of failing to meet his financial obligations dating back to 1993. A Local Security Office (LSO) has been monitoring the Individual’s financial situation since his original application for a security clearance in 2000. In 2006, the LSO received information indicating that the Individual had a large number of delinquent debts. The LSO subsequently conducted a series of five Personal Security Interviews (PSI) of the Individual, the most recent on September 29, 2011.
The Individual is employed by a DOE contractor and has held a DOE access authorization for several years. DOE Exhibit (Ex.) 3 at 1; Ex. 4 at 2; Ex. 8 at 2; Ex. 9 at 2. The Individual was arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in August 2011 and reported the arrest to the Local Security Office (LSO). Ex. 6; Ex. 8 at 58, 60-63. This arrest prompted the LSO to conduct a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) with the Individual in August 2011 and to refer the Individual for an examination by a DOE-contractor psychologist (DOE Psychologist). Ex. 8.
The individual is employed by a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor, and was granted a security clearance in connection with that employment. In June 2011, the individual was arrested for Inflicting Corporal Injury on a Spouse or Cohabitant. Because this arrest raised security concerns,the local security office (LSO) summoned the individual for an interview with a personnel security specialist in July 2011.
The individual is an employee of a DOE contractor and holds a suspended access authorization. A Local Security Office (LSO) summoned the individual for an interview (PSI) with a personnel security specialist on November 9, 2011, Exhibit 4, in order to address issues surrounding his finances. Id. at 12-13. After the PSI, the LSO determined that derogatory information existed that cast into doubt the individual’s eligibility for access authorization.