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  • In remembrance of those who were lost Sept. 11, 2001

    If you ask any American about Sept. 11, 2001, they'll probably be able to recount in full detail where they were, what they were doing and how they felt. As a country, we struggled to understand why someone would ever want to inflict such pain on anyone. In war, lives are lost and heroes are born in the clouds of battle many of us never see. But,
  • OSI works with multiple law enforcement agencies in Germany to put away a terrorist

    Air Force Office of Special Investigations agents found themselves dealing with a seemingly random terrorist act March 2, 2011, when a lone gunman named Arid Uka walked up to a group of Airmen standing by their 'Blue Bird' bus at Frankfurt International Airport, Germany, and opened fire with a 9mm pistol.Uka, a Kosovo-Albanian born German resident
  • OSI agent receives Bronze Star Medal for supporting operations at Bagram Airfield

    For her support and defense of operations at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan from September 2009 through March 2010, Special Agent Dusty Lee was awarded the Bronze Star Medal August 6.Lee was assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Expeditionary Detachment 2405 during this time period. According to her citation, Lee excelled at
  • Going 31 miles in honor of 31 heroes

    It started with a post on Facebook - Terry Ford, a prior servicemember and fellow rucker, asked if anyone would be interested in doing a 31-mile ruck march to honor the 30 American heroes and their faithful K9 who paid the ultimate sacrifice when their helicopter went down in eastern Afghanistan Aug. 5, 2011.He said if he could get five to six
  • OSI agent saves man from burning to death

    In today's world, understanding the difference between right and wrong and heroism and cowardice can be a convoluted endeavor.But, sometimes we do not have the luxury of time to contemplate these ideas - for some people, doing the right thing isn't something that needs to be considered or debated.When Air Force Office of Special Investigations
  • Eielson AFB OSI members host law enforcement liaison event

    Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 632, Eielson AFB, AK, recently hosted a Law Enforcement Golf Tournament to promote relationship building with local law enforcement agencies. The event was conducted in conjunction with a food drive for a local charity. They collected more than 100 lbs. of dry and canned goods. The
  • OSI agent honored for his work in resolving child exploitation case

    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children recognized Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Jess Thompson today for his work in investigating the sexual exploitation of several children.Thompson and other law enforcement officials from around the country were honored for their efforts to recover missing children and
  • A day in the life of Barksdale AFB OSI agents

    Air Force Office of Special Investigations agents around the world conduct a variety of services in support of the Air Force; Barksdale Air Force Base, La. agents are no different.But, because of the often secretive nature of OSI's work, there might be some misconceptions about the mission."We have certain duties that we can't let everyone know
  • OSI HQ members honor OSI's fallen heroes at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

    OSI headquarters members gathered today at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. to honor OSI's fallen. OSI leadership, including Brig. Gen. Kevin Jacobsen, OSI commander, Col. Humberto Morales, OSI vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. John Fine, OSI command chief, placed a wreath at the NLEO memorial. It will be
  • OSI Headquarters hosts WIFLE membership drive

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations Headquarters, Quantico, Va., hosted a membership drive and meeting for the Women in Federal Law Enforcement organization March 22. This event was the first of its type ever held outside of WIFLE's usual meeting location in Washington, D.C. The WIFLE members were also treated to a tour of OSI's new