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  • AFOSI is 2008 AFA Team of the Year

    It wasn't exactly the welcome he was expecting, but Special Agent Timothy Rivera said it was pretty unforgettable as he stood in line to in-process at Balad Air Base, Iraq, during his deployment in 2006. "It was my first day, not even my first hour on the ground, and we were getting incoming mortars," he said. "Everyone with me dropped to the
  • AFOSI Agent serves as Grand Marshal in National Memorial Day Parade

    The 2008 National Memorial Day Parade kicked off right on time from the National Archives in Washington D.C. with three Airmen as the parade Grand Marshals aboard the lead float with actor Gary Sinise. Mr. Sinise, a military advocate, is the star of CSI: New York and best known in military circles for his role as Lt. Dan in Forrest Gump. His band,
  • Security forces Airmen honor fallen comrades, AFOSI Agents

    Airmen deployed to the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron here commemorated National Police Week May 11 through 17 at a Southwest Asian air base.Members of the 386th ESFS paid homage to those killed in action by hosting a series of events celebrating the memory of their fallen comrades. Every year in the United States, more than 60,000
  • AFOSI investigation leads to indictment of university professor and Tennessee company

    A joint investigation conducted by the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Commerce Office of Export Enforcement led a federal grand jury to return an 18-count indictment charging J. Reece Roth, 70, a Professor Emeritus at The University of
  • USAF Special Investigations Academy takes part in AFOSI's 60th Anniversary Ceremony

    Recently the instructors and staff of the United States Air Force Special Investigations Academy (USAFSIA) gathered at the headquarters building of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Brunswick, Ga. to do their part for the Air Force Office of Special Investigation's (AFOSI) 60th Anniversary ceremony. At 10 a.m., uniformed FLETC
  • Five AFOSI Agents added to Hall of Heroes

    Brigadier General Dana Simmons, commander, Air Force Office of Special Investigations, presided over a memorial ceremony for the AFOSI Hall of Heroes on May 13. The ceremony honored five agents lost during actions in OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM in the past year. Special Agents Ryan Balmer, Matthew Kuglics, Thomas Crowell, Nathan Schuldheiss and David
  • Air Force Office of Special Investigations named team of the year

    Air Force and Air Force Association officials have named Air Force Office of Special Investigations as the 2008 Team of the Year. Each year, the AFA, working with major command level command chief master sergeants and the Office of the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, selects a specific Air Force career field for this recognition. The
  • Air Force staff sergeant dies in motorcycle accident

    Staff Sergeant Eugene R. Kay of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations was killed in a motorcycle accident on April 19 in Calvert County, Maryland. Kay, 37, a network enterprise controller for AFOSI at Andrews AFB, was traveling in Calvert County, Southeast of Andrews, at the time of the accident. Kay, a U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant, is
  • Did you say CSI or AFOSI?

    First responders here received training April 15 from an Air Force Office of Special Investigations crime scene investigator on how to process a hazardous materials incident. Special Agent Jennifer Steel, one of AFOSI's forensic science consultants, came to Vance to teach people from bioenvironmental, AFOSI, security forces and the fire department
  • AFOSI agent awarded medals

    An Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agent received three medals March 20 for his actions while deployed in support of the global war on terrorism. Special Agent Jac Christiansen was awarded a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart and the Combat Action Medal while assigned to an Air Force and Marine unit in the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing