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  • AFOSI taking an 'active' stance in readiness

    There have been several incidents in the past where armed individuals attacked civilian locations, resulting in multiple innocent fatalities. Random, terrifying and unpredictable, these acts seem to become more common with each passing year. Two OSI members from Det. 106 at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., participated in a three-day long training
  • Air Force officials complete General Tinsley investigation

    A thorough investigation conducted by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations recently found that forensic evidence was consistent with the initial assessment that Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Tinsley died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. Autopsy results coupled with toxicology findings indicated a presence of alcohol in his system
  • AFOSI trains with U.S. Marshals, local departments

    In yet another effort to increase the interoperability of Scott Air Force Base, Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 301 joined with officers from 15 neighboring law enforcement agencies for special training held in base housing. "The goal was to teach officer survival," said Special Agent John Nottestad, AFOSI Det. 301, commander.
  • Airmen support new Hollywood movie 'Eagle Eye'

    Members of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations will get ready for its close-up Sept. 26 as the movie "Eagle Eye" will be released to selected theaters around the country. The movie stars Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan and is directed by D. J. Caruso."This was a great opportunity for the Air Force to be involved in such an
  • 'Portraits in Courage' features AFOSI Special Agents

    In trouble spots on the battleground, today's Airmen demonstrate their mettle in the face of danger -- that's the underlying message of the chief of staff's Portraits in Courage.The chief of staff of the Air Force selects very few people from across the entire service to profile in his CSAF "Portraits in Courage." In the latest edition two members
  • AFOSI Gators win softball championship

    Two old rivals met Sept. 3 to settle which team would be crowned the 2008 Andrews Air Force Base Intramural softball champion: The AFOSI Gators and 744th Communications Squadron. With the Gators coming out the loser's bracket in the double-elimination tournament, they needed two wins to take the trophy.The familiar foes came full circle to face off
  • Retired university professor convicted

    A federal jury convicted retired University of Tennessee professor Dr. J. Reece Roth of illegally exporting military technical information related to plasma technology designed to be deployed on the wings of drones operating as weapons or surveillance systems due in part to investigations completed by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations
  • AFOSI marks 60 years of outstanding service

    Brigadier General Dana A. Simmons, Air Force Office of Special Investigations commander, hosted AFOSI's 60th Anniversary wreath-laying ceremony at the Air Force Memorial located across from the Pentagon on August 1. The purpose of the ceremony was to honor the men and women of this organization both past and present. "Here, in the shadow of the Air