Say someone did not disclose high school marijuana use and enlisted active duty. The individual was DEP discharged before going to boot camp to join the reserves. The reserves would not require new processing (MEPS) but the job will require a top secret clearance and the individual wants to come clean about the prior drug use. Would this be advisable?
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
If one is applying for a Top Secret clearance, one must be subjected to an exhaustive background investigation. You will have to fill out an SF-86 Form and give a brief summary of your life. Do not lie on this. Be com
3 lawyers agree
Military Law Attorney
As noted, the lie is worse than the act itself. Be honest.
This post is for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice, nor does it establish an attorney client relationship with Mr. Cassara.
2 lawyers agree