I have posted here before and received some really good information (especially from EdFarmerIII and amberbunny).
I received a job offer from a contracting company. They asked if I had an active public trust and I said yes because I am current federal employee. The client is an agency within DoD so I was surprised to hear that I only needed public trust. I receive an email saying that I need to fill out the e-Qip and SF-86 for Tier 3 (T3), IT2 (not sure what this means) investigation. This goes back 7 years and is much more detailed that the public trust I had before. It seems a lot for only a public trust, so I am a bit confused.
Also because of the “EVER” question, I had to list all of my incidents/charges related to alcohol even though they were outside 7 years. Is the e-Qip/SF-86 the place to “plead my case” and explain myself where they have the “Additional Comments” section or should I wait to speak to the investigators or does it matter? Is this also the time to write every detail of the arrests or just that I was arrested/charged or do I wait to speak with investigator? To be clear ALL of my past is on the table and I did not attempt to lie or hide anything.