Welcome to the official World Wide Web site of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. AFOSI is headquartered at Quantico, Va., and has units in more than 260 global locations -- both on Air Force bases and in strategically important locations. This site is provided as a public service by AFOSI Public Affairs.



AFOSI exists to: Defend the Nation, Serve Justice, Protect the Air Force and Find the Truth. 

FOUNDATION: A federal law enforcement and investigative agency operating throughout the full spectrum of conflict

MISSION: Identify, exploit and neutralize criminal, terrorist, and intelligence threats in multiple domains to the Air Force, Department of Defense and U.S. Government

VISION: A trusted and relevant global investigative agency, in sync with a changing strategic environment; a reliable partner, recognized for excellence, enabling and protecting the USAF, DoD and the Nation 



Develop an Exceptional Force  

Restore Readiness  

Cost-Effectively Modernize  

Drive Innovation  

Strengthen our Partnerships 


AFOSI Capabilities

· Protect Secrets

· Detect Threats 

· Specialized Services

· Conduct Investigations 

· Engage Foreign Threats 

Contacting AFOSI

AFOSI investigates a wide variety of serious offenses - espionage, terrorism, crimes against property, violence against people, larceny, computer hacking, acquisition fraud, drug use and distribution, financial misdeeds, military desertion, corruption of the contracting process and any other illegal activity that undermines the mission of the U.S. Air Force or the Department of Defense. 

AFOSI units are located at most Air Force bases worldwide. If you need to contact AFOSI, either to provide a tip or share a concern, consult your base phone book or call your base operator for the telephone number of your base's AFOSI unit. If you do not have a base telephone book and don't know the number to the base operator, call toll free 1-877-246-1453 for the phone number of the AFOSI unit nearest you. 

Or if you prefer, send us an e-mail by clicking: hqafosi.watch@us.af.mil.

Public Affairs Office

AFOSI Public Affairs
HQ AFOSI/Public Affairs
27130 Telegraph Road, Suite W-1683
Quantico, VA 22134

To ensure timely attention, please do not mail FOIA requests to the Public Affairs Office.


AFOSI Russell-Knox Bldg: The RKB is open for normal business hours. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C., area are open. Employees are expected to report to their work site or begin telework on time. For more information, click: http://www.opm.gov


If you witness or suspect illegal activity, call OSI toll free at (877) 246-1453