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  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    Recognizing the importance of cybersecurity awareness, the President of the United States and senior government officials have designated October as "National Cybersecurity Awareness Month."Now in its 12th year and led by the Department of Homeland Security, the awareness month is designed to engage and educate interagency personnel and external
  • Happy 68th Birthday - United States Air Force

    Today, September 18, 2015, is the United States Air Force's 68th birthday. Have a great celebration honoring the world's greatest Air Force. http://www.dvidshub.net/feature/AFBDAY2015
  • The day the world changed - 9/11

    On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States.Two of the planes were flown into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth
  • Shaw OSI Det runs in memory of late K-9

    The bond among members of the law enforcement community is not only palpable, but at times memorable.Just ask members of Office of Special Investigations Detachment 212 at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. who joined local civilian authorities to honor a four-legged comrade killed in the line of duty.On July 25 a group of detachment runners participated in
  • National magazine honors OSI financial manager

    It promises to be a memorable TDY for Ms. Rachel Quesada.  While on the road this week providing manning assistance and guidance to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations 7th Field Investigative Squadron Resource Manager, the Chief of Financial Management with the AFOSI, 3rd Field Investigative Region, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., will be
  • UMUC lauds DC3 Executive Director

    As many successful leaders will attest, the people they lead are the key to their success. For Steven D. Shirley, executive director of the Defense Cyber Crime Center, it's a mindset that makes DC3 a premier organization in the Air Force and the federal law enforcement community.The University of Maryland University College is commending Shirley's
  • PoleZero to pay $2.8M for false claims allegations

    Department of Defense contractor PoleZero Corporation agreed to pay the United States $2,800,000 to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act, that the company submitted false claims to the Air Force for communications equipment.The settlement was announced jointly by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein;
  • Escrow exec sentenced for extensive fraud, aggravated identity theft

    Abel Martin Carreon was sentenced Aug. 3 to five years and five months in prison for one count of mail fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft by Senior United States District Judge Anthony W. Ishii.In announcing the sentence, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner said Carreon was also ordered to pay $1,253,000 in restitution.According
  • OSI, DCIS efforts key in aircraft, space-vehicle fraud case

    The president of Transistor and Electronic Components, Inc., was sentenced Aug. 3 to a three-month prison confinement and nine months of home detention for aircraft, space-vehicle fraud.  Raymond Fautz, 74, pled guilty, May 5, 2015, to three counts of violating 18 U.S.C. 38, fraud involving aircraft or space-vehicle parts in interstate or foreign
  • OSI dominates DoD CI-HUMINT awards

    In an organization where excellence is the norm, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations made another stellar impression at the national level.Fresh off its impressive showing at the National Counterintelligence and Security Awards competition earlier this year, AFOSI garnered an eyebrow-raising eight awards during the 2014 Department of