Hello all, long time lurker and looking for some advice. Over a year ago, I was fortunate enough to land a conditional job offer with a 3-letter agency. Unfortunately, I disclosed a one time incident of illegal drug use 6 years prior that was not included on my SF86 during my second polygraph examination. I am all but certain this will result in a denial. And rightfully so.
The day after the poly, I met with my background investigator, disclosed the illegal drug use to him, and provided multiple references (at his request) to serve as mitigation. That was over 6 months ago. According to my program officer, my BI is complete.
My question is this: do you think the best course of action is to simply withdraw my application to avoid the inevitable SOR? I nearly did it after my poly and have been tempted ever since because can’t see how this situation I’ve created ends on a positive note. Just looking for some advice. Thanks for reading.