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  • 17th AFOSI commander assumes command

    Brigadier General Keith M. Givens officially took command of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations during a change of command ceremony held at Quantico Marine Corps Base, Va., May 7, in the Clubs at Quantico. The ceremony was hosted by the Inspector General of the Air Force, Lieutenant General Stephen P. Mueller.Brig. Gen. Givens graduated
  • Two business owners indicted in alleged wire fraud conspiracy

    A federal grand jury has indicted Yogesh K. Patel, age 47, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Wesley Burnett, age 54, of Hermosa Beach, California, for conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $1.8 million in federal government contracts through the use of the Small Business Administration's 8(a)
  • OSI: Behind the badge

    Disclaimer: Due to the nature of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations mission, some names of individuals have been omitted to protect their anonymity. The Air Force Office of Special Investigations plays a vital role in the U.S. Air Force. There are few jobs like that of an AFOSI agent. The special investigative teams have to ensure that
  • Agent's quick actions save Airman trying to commit suicide

    A 22-year-old female, active-duty Senior Airman recently assigned (from the 381st Intelligence Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska) to the 432nd Operations Support Squadron, was transported Monday to Spring Mountain Treatment Facility, Las Vegas, for attempting suicide Sunday. While in treatment at Nellis Mental Health, the member revealed that she
  • Contractor admits to fraud and aggravated assault

    On April 14, 2014, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced that the principal of a Pennsylvania construction company admitted his role in an employee kickback scheme that occurred during a reconstruction project at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Burlington County, N.J. U.S. Attorney Fishman credited special agents of the Air Force Office of
  • HQ OSI Financial Management Division recognized by Air Force Financial Management as pick for Top-Notch Tuesday Award

    It's Top-Notch Tuesday! This week, we spotlight Headquarters Air Force Office of Special Investigations Financial Management Division, Quantico, Va.The HQ AFOSI Financial Management team is being recognized by Secretary of the Air Force's Financial Management Division for the Top Notch Tuesday Award on its Facebook page for April 2014. The HQ
  • Air Force Association Salutes AFOSI as 2014 Team of the Year

    The Air Force Association (AFA) recently announced the AFA 2014 Team of the Year, honoring the Air Force Office of Special Investigations career field.The Air Force Office of Special Investigations has been the Air Force's major investigative service since August 1948. AFOSI has 2,738 active-duty, Reserve, and civilian personnel, and operates
  • Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (LEOSA) Update

    AFOSI's policy on LEOSA has been updated. You can read details regarding the changes on the AFOSI public website main page under Latest News and Commentaries. Several documents have been loaded on this website for LEOSA ID Card applicants. The link for these documents can be found on the right side of the main page under Featured Internal Links. It
  • Airman receives courts-martial and sentence

    Tech. Sgt. Michael L. Merritt, 319th Missile Squadron, facility manager, faced a judge-only General Court Martial March 17-18, 2014, and was sentenced to 50 years confinement, reduction to Airman Basic, forfeiture of all pay and allowances and a dishonorable discharge. The offenses include charges involving four children spanning from 2003 through
  • IG: Academy informant's expulsion not tied to work with OSI

    An inspector general inquiry has found that agents with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations acted properly when they used an Air Force Academy cadet as a confidential informant.Former cadet Eric Thomas had charged he was ordered to break cadet policy while working with investigators and then abandoned when he got into trouble. Thomas was
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