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  • U.S. contractor in Afghanistan sentenced for accepting kickbacks from subcontractor

    A former employee of a U.S. government contractor in Afghanistan was sentenced June 14, 2018, for accepting illegal kickbacks from an Afghan subcontractor in return for his assistance in obtaining subcontracts on U.S. government contracts.
  • OSI captures Most Wanted AF fugitive

    On June 6, 2018, Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 303 Special Agents at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., apprehended Air Force fugitive Capt. William Howard Hughes, Jr. at his California residence without incident. On June 5, during a passport fraud investigation, the U.S. Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service interviewed an individual claiming to be Barry O'Beirne. After being confronted with inconsistencies about his identity, the individual admitted his true name was William Howard Hughes Jr., and that he deserted from the U.S. Air Force in 1983.
  • OSI schoolhouse supports Memorial Day event

    Members of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations schoolhouse, the United States Air Force Special Investigations Academy, played prominent roles in the Glynn County, Ga., Memorial Day Event May 28, 2018. USAFSIA Color Guard members Special Agents Jessica Goins, Nathan Farber, Tamisha Turner and Tech. Sgt. Tyson Andersen presented the colors to start the ceremony followed by the national anthem, sung by Stan Moran, and an invocation by council chaplain Robert Gibbons. The guest of honor, Col. Amy Bumgarner, delivered the keynote address.
  • SA helps save a life during New Horizons 2018

    You won’t have to look hard to find numerous accounts of heroes who stated their mind went blank during stressful situations and their bringing a person to fall back solely on the training they received whether it be a first-responder, lifeguard or, in this case, U.S. military members.
  • Special Agents' perseverance saves fellow Wingman's life

    This is a prime example of Airmen taking care of another Airman who was not only a complete stranger, but one in desperate need of help.
  • Marketing firm indicted for healthcare kickbacks, money laundering

    An indictment has been unsealed charging Frank V. Monte, 38, of Valrico, Fla.) and Kimberley S. Anderson 50, from New Port Richey, Fla., with one count of conspiracy, five counts of paying healthcare kickbacks, one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering, and three counts of illegal monetary transactions. Monte is also charged with two counts of making false statements.
  • Cognitive Interviewing: Innovation in Action

    Finding the truth has been a staple of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations mission for its nearly 70 years as a premiere federal law enforcement organization. A common method AFOSI Special Agents use to obtain the truth, is undergoing a change in philosophy and execution at the Air Force Special Investigations Academy on the campus of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, Ga.
  • Bill renaming two Post Offices in PA for Fallen Heroes passes U.S. Senate

    Legislation that would rename two U.S. Post Office facilities in the Commonwealth after Pennsylvanians who were killed in action while serving their country is one signature away from becoming law. Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey announced March 8, 2018, that the legislation has passed the U.S. Senate and is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk.
  • OSI selects 16th Command Chief

    When she enlisted in the Air Force in 1993 her modest goals were to provide for her family and finish her education. Twenty five years later she finds herself in the prestigious position of 16th Command Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. By her own admission, it’s been an improbable journey to say the least.
  • OSI salutes 15th Command Chief upon retirement

    A true stalwart in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations family will soon hang up his blue suit and badge for the last time. Chief Master Sgt. Christopher J. VanBurger, the 15th Command Chief in the storied 69-year history of OSI, bid an emotional farewell during his official retirement ceremony here Jan. 26, 2018.
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