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  • Colonel Jacobsen assumes leadership of Air Force Office of Special Investigations

    Colonel Kevin Jacobsen officially took command of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations during a change of command ceremony held at Joint Base Andrews-NAF Washington, Md., April 6 in Hangar 3. The ceremony was hosted by the Inspector General of the Air Force, Lt. Gen. Marc E. Rogers.Colonel Jacobsen received the AFOSI guidon from General
  • Airmen watch over Afghan skies

    Airmen in the 4th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron are "looking for trouble," using the MC-12W Liberty to bring tactical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or ISR, to ground commanders in Afghanistan."We bring a unique capability to the fight," said Lt. Col. Rob Weaver, 4th ERS director of operations, deployed from Davis-Monthan
  • AFOSI Det. 631 'polar bears' take plunge, support Special Olympics

    Air Force Office of Special Investigations,  Detachment 631, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, participated in the annual "Freezin' for a Reason Polar Plunge" for Special Olympics in Anchorage, Dec. 19, 2009.Hordes of onlookers and well-wishers turned out to watch the swimmers brave the icy waters at Goose Lake as the sheganingans unfolded. The
  • Policy letter bans use of Salvia Divinorum, Spice

    The psychoactive hallucinogenic plants Salvia Divinorum and Spice, although sold commercially, are prohibited for use by Air Force Special Operations Command military members, according to a new major command policy letter.According to AFSOC, the Air Force first became aware of the potential use and abuse of Salvia and Spice by military members
  • Former command chief charged under UCMJ

    A former command chief master sergeant for the Air Force Materiel Command here, has been formally charged by Air Force officials with several counts of violating specific articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Chief Master Sergeant William Gurney was charged with seven specifications of violation of Article 92, failure to obey an order
  • AFOSI Det. 206 and Las Vegas narcotics unit bust drug house

    Often called the "Sin City," Las Vegas lays eight miles southwest of Nellis Air Force Base and the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. The base is ringed with bars and other businesses that cater to the base and its Airmen. Some Airmen fall under the spell of the city and find themselves involved in illegal drug activity and need proactive help.That
  • AFOSI Officer named Sijan award winner

    Air Force officials have recognized four Airmen with the service's 2009 Lance P. Sijan Air Force Leadership Award.The Sijan award annually recognizes Airmen who demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities.Special Agent (Capt.) Rachel M. Phillips, who is assigned to Sembach Annex, Germany, is the junior officer category winner. Special Agent
  • Stay vigilant, keep neighborhood safe

    As a result of the 9-11 terrorist attack, the Air Force implemented an antiterrorism program called "Eagle Eyes," which is managed by the Air Force Office of Special Investigation. Much like a neighborhood watch program, the Eagle Eyes program is an aggressive Air Force-wide watch program that educates people on observable activities and what to do
  • CRW Airmen brighten Afghan boy's day by fulfilling simple request

    Capt. Marian Collins' third deployment to Afghanistan in October became her most rewarding one -- not because of any medal earned or battle fought, but because she reached out to an Afghan youth whose gratitude gave added meaning to her team's mission.Captain Collins, assistant director of operations for the 571st Global Mobility Squadron at Travis