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  • AFOSI Special Agents arrest military dependent

    The 31-year-old spouse of a member of the U.S. Armed Forces, Rico Rodrigus Williams, was arrested today in Chesapeake, Virginia, on charges  returned in a federal indictment in connection with the death of Army Sergeant Juwan Johnson in Hohenecken, Germany, in 2005, U.S. Attorney Jeffrey A. Taylor, Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita M. Glavin,
  • Little Rock Airman convicted, sentenced in court-martial

    Bringing closure to an Air Force Office of Special Investigations case, a Little Rock Air Force Base Airman was found guilty of participating in a gang initiation that resulted in the 2005 death of a Soldier stationed at a military base in Germany in a court-martial Jan. 23. Staff Sgt. Jerome A. Jones Jr., assigned to the 314th Aircraft Maintenance
  • Building dreams

    Building dreams - especially in the trying economic times we live in, this phrase has become more poignant than possibly ever before. For some families who are struggling to get by, dreams for them might be something many of us take for granted - a safe place for their children to sleep, a healthy environment to raise them in or even a clean place
  • Gate interdiction operation

    On a recent chilly Friday evening, Det. 301 arrived shortly before midnight at the Scott Air Force Base main gates to conduct a gate interdiction operation. The operation was conducted in conjunction with the Scott AFB Drug Demand Reduction office. Every active duty member, regardless of service, was required to provide a urine sample after their
  • Incident at the Congas

    Colorful festivals and celebrations are a mainstay throughout the year in the Latin country of Ecuador. In November, the Ecuadorians were celebrating their annual theatre festival in the city of Manta, and among the celebrants, two American contractors passed the night and early morning in a popular nightclub called the Congas. It was in that
  • Korean businessman detained in bribery conspiracy involving $206 million contract

    As a result of a criminal investigation jointly investigated by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, the FBI and the Internal Revenue Service, a South Korean businessman was ordered detained today for his alleged role in a bribery conspiracy for a $206 million telecommunications contract involving employees of the Army Air Force Exchange
  • Groundbreaking ceremony held for new Military Department Investigative Agencies facility

    Mr. Doug Thomas, Air Force Office of Special Investigations Executive Director, led a contingent of approximately 20 AFOSI personnel, including Chief Master Sgt. Chris Redmond, AFOSI Command Chief and headquarters directors to Marine Corps Base Quantico, where they participated in the MDIA facility groundbreaking ceremony. The Collocate MDIA
  • 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