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  • SEC Investment Fraud Training Benefits OSI, DAF

    The Office of Special Investigations Strategic Lines of Effort: Developing an Exceptional Force and Restore Readiness, received valuable operational support Jan. 26, 2021, courtesy of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. That day, the SEC provided 46 OSI personnel a virtual training session

  • Innovation leads to a Cold Case closure with a silver lining

    Two years ago, Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Patrick Pipkins did, what his Chief of the OSI Cold Case Team called, “some amazing work,” to locate an Air Force deserter who went missing in 1984. At the time of her disappearance it was believed the airman took off with a married man

  • DC3 now a Field Operating Agency

    The DoD Cyber Crime Center (DC3) was officially designated a Field Operating Agency (FOA) by the Secretary of the Air Force, effective Jan. 15, 2021, with an associated activation ceremony earlier today at the Office of Special Investigations (OSI) Headquarters, Quantico, Va. Since its founding 23

  • ITC honors former OSI SA

    On the day normally reserved to annually honor military veterans collectively, one former Office of Special Investigations (OSI) Special Agent was accorded a lasting tribute. Nov. 11, 2020, Veterans Day, provided the backdrop as former OSI SA Robert H. Milligan was enshrined on the Interagency

  • SA earns prestigious volunteer medal

    Three days before Thanksgiving, the Department of Defense expressed its appreciation to an Office of Special Investigations senior NCO for his selfless volunteer efforts. On Nov. 23, 2020, Lt. Col. (SA) John Longmire, 4th Field Investigations Squadron Commander, presented Special Agent (Master Sgt.)

  • ‘Lucky 13’ reaches its End of Mission

    “Please be advised that, just a few hours ago, EDet 2413/Task Force Black, Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, officially powered down comm(unication)s and closed its doors for the last time. After 19 years, the legend has reached End of Mission. Here’s to all of our members who have been part of this

  • Bulletin: Iranian Spoofed Emails Portraying the Proud Boys

    Between Oct. 20 and 21, 2020, Iranian threat actors conducted an information operations campaign by sending emails, masquerading as the Proud Boys, to likely intimidate voters prior to the upcoming Nov. 3 election. These attacks threatened voters in Alaska, Arizona and Florida. Federal officials

  • OSI SA receives rare Chilean honor

    Chile’s Policia de Investigaciones (PDI - Investigative Police) Honor of Merit Award was presented to police personnel who distinguished themselves in the performance of their duties as attaches of the Spanish and United States embassies. Among the four recipients of this high distinction was Office