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OSI: eyes of the eagle OSI: Eyes of the Eagle
Every day there are men and women who wake up, put on their suits, strap on their badges and adorn the title of special agent. Crime and threats to the mission are not confined to the walls of a base, and neither are these special agents from the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. Their purpose is to protect Air Force personnel, facilities and resources when someone threatens to harm them.
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AFOSI SA Dan Chaale briefs Airmen at Yokota AB, Japan, on the opportunities AFOSI offers during an OSI Recruiting Roadshow in the summer of 2017. (USAF photo submitted by SA Dan Chaale) OSI Recruiting Roadshow draws prospective agents
For those old enough to remember, the Uncle Sam ‘I Want You’ poster was instrumental in recruiting young men to join the military. While times and methods have changed, reaching out to replenish the troops is just as important today as it was then. To ensure its enlisted force of special agents is properly manned, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations goes to where the Airmen are via the AFOSI Recruiting Roadshow.
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AFOSI SA Donavan Muir (right) assists Vice Adm. Ray Griggs, Vice Chief of the Australian Defence Force, at Peterson AFB, Colo., Dec. 3, 2017. SA Muir was part of a PSO mission providing security for Griggs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Grim) PSO: A special job for Special Agents
For the Special Agents of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations there’s much more to Protective Services Operations than donning their signature sunglasses. PSOs are techniques and procedures designed to protect individuals, called principals, from accidental injury, embarrassment, physical assault or death during a specific event, while traveling or over an extended period.
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AFOSI SAs participate in Veterans Day ruck march. Special Agents trek 10 miles to honor veterans
Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Christopher Miller comes from a long line of soldiers beginning with the Civil War and including a grandfather who served as a bubble gunner in a B-26 bomber in World War II, five uncles in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and a cousin in Desert Storm.
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2017
OSI David Wieger a fallen hero
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 303 held a building dedication ceremony November 1, in honor of Special Agent David Wieger. Wieger was a technical services agent at AFOSI Det. 303, Travis Air Force Base, California, from September 2004 until his death November 1, 2007. Wieger was killed in Baghdad when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. The dedication ceremony marks the 10th anniversary of Wieger’s death.
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Anthony Balmer, son of Air Force Office of Special Investigations Fallen Special Agent Ryan Balmer, poses with the 2003 Land Rover his father drove prior to his death in 2007. Anthony's mother, Danielle, put the vehicle in storage until Anthony turned 18 when she gave it to him. (Courtesy photo)    Teen inherits piece of his dad
Anthony Balmer knows how to change his own oil and still loves to listen to music from the '80s. Anthony, who turns 18 on July 14, learned his skills and love for music from his father when he was 7. "I can remember climbing under the car and not knowing what the heck my dad was doing," Anthony said. "Then one day he just started teaching me how to change the oil."
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Department of Defense Cyber Crime member volunteers, left to right, Tech. Sgt. Marcus Hughes, Tech. Sgt. Shalonda Francis and Staff Sgt. Tiara Wilson combine to cleanup an area in the ReStore, a non-profit home improvement store to benefit Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake June 16, 2017. (Photo/Kelvin Johnson)    DC3 volunteers serve the community
One of the main reasons members of the U.S. military serve is to give back. Eight enlisted troops from the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center gave back in a meaningful way June 16, 2017, when they volunteered at ReStore, a non-profit home improvement store run by Habitat for Humanity.
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2017
Air Force Office of Special Investigations 25th Expeditionary Field Investigations Squadron analyst Lauryn Nelson familiarizes herself with her surroundings in Uganda to deepen her understanding of the operating environment. (Photo submitted by 25 EFIS)  25 EFIS, FPD-Uganda conduct analytic engagement
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations 25th Expeditionary Field Investigations Squadron and Force Protection Detachment – Uganda conducted an analytic engagement May 3, 2017, in Kampala, Uganda. The event was hosted by the Uganda Police Force (UPF) at the Headquarters, Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI). The analyst engagement examined the activities of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, one of the foremost emerging threats in East Africa.
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Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center Damaged Media Recovery Specialist Scott Lalliss briefs B-1B bomber pilot Lt. Col. Frank A. Biancardi II April 27, 2017, at Linthicum, Md. They discussed Lalliss's findings from the data recorder recovered from the August 2013 plane crash Biancardi was involved in. (DC3 photo/Kelvin Johnson)     DC3 shares findings to save lives
The butterfly effect occurs when a butterfly flaps its wings somewhere in the world resulting in a huge change somewhere else. That premise served as the impetus behind a briefing April 27, 2017, given by Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center Damaged Media Recovery expert Mr. Scott Lalliss to Lt. Col. Frank A. Biancardi II, the pilot of a B-1B bomber whose data recorder Lalliss recovered after the plane crashed in Montana in August 2013.
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Retired Air Force Office of Special Investigations active duty Special Agent, now Intelligence Analyst, Chris Montoya, was in the right place at the right time to save lives twice in Ecuador nearly nine years apart. (U.S. Air Force photo)  Humanitarian analyst saves another life
Being in the right place at the right time is generally considered fortuitous. For Air Force Office of Special Investigations Intelligence Analyst Chris Montoya of the 2nd Field Investigations Region, Operating Location-B, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., it’s enabled him to save lives.
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