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  • NASCAR honors OSI Fallen Hero, his Gold Star Family

    Among the myriad of remembrances across the Nation Memorial Day weekend, it was a motorsports event, in particular, that resonated for an Office of Special Investigations Gold Star Family. On May 29, at the Jennerstown, Pa., Speedway, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race, titled the Jennerstown

  • Benchmark memo signings advance OSI partnerships

    On May 24, 2021, leaders from OSI, Air Force Security Forces (SF) and The Air Force Judge Advocate (JA) General Corps, signed a milestone memorandum at OSI Headquarters here, implementing a fully integrated Criminal Investigation and Prosecution (CIP) capability. A second major signing that day,

  • 5 month investigation results in 5+ year sentence

    A former Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., colonel, Brian Wade Eddy, 46, was sentenced May 10, 2021, in the Western District of Oklahoma, to 64 months in federal prison after being convicted of accessing, with intent to view, child pornography on his Air Force issued laptop Dec. 1, 2019. The case was

  • SA response to traffic accident a Service Before Self moment

    The last thing Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Stephen Moore’s two daughters expected was to witness their father respond to a traffic accident. Fortunately, for those involved in the crash, SA Moore, of Procurement Fraud Detachment 4, Operating Location-B, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.,

  • Suicide or Homicide? Exercise prepares response team for deadly scenarios

    While Office of Special Investigations Special Agents hope for the best, they prepare for the worst. The all too real possibility of OSI SAs encountering a crime scene death was the scenario presented to members of OSI Detachment 223, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., and others, during a specially

  • SME exchanges build partnerships with state law enforcement

    Strengthening Partner Engagement is one of the bedrock Office of Special Investigations Strategic Lines of Effort. The value of which was showcased recently in the Lone Star State. Twelve members of the OSI 3rd Field Investigations Squadron, Specialized Surveillance Team, Joint Base San

  • German traffic fatality case ensures justice

    Senior Airman Jade Westmoreland was sentenced to three years in prison during his court martial hearing April 26, 2021, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, for driving drunk, killing a German man and seriously injuring another in an automobile accident April 20, 2019, near Speicher, a village seven

  • OSI strengthens ties with regional counterparts

    Members of the Office of Special Investigations worked to build these relations with Guam’s neighbors, throughout the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, by traveling to and meeting face-to-face with host nation law enforcement and security counterparts in April.

  • Teamwork and tenacity bring repeat offender to justice

    When joint investigations are coupled with dogged perseverance, justice is served. That was the formula and outcome that closed the case on a multiple offender stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, in March, 2021. Staff Sgt. John Stafford III was prosecuted and convicted of four rapes,

  • SA’s personal story promotes strategic engagement

    Office of Special Investigations Detachment 614, Seoul, Republic of Korea, is initiating efforts to team up with major Korean universities to enhance strategic engagement efforts. The first engagement, held April 13, was with Sookmyung Women’s University, the ROK’s first women’s university to