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  • Special Agent flies to Soldier's aid, earns valor award

    An Air Force Office of Special InvestigationsĀ Special agent attached to the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with a 'V' Device for Valor for his actions that led to the saving of a Soldier's life. Special Agent Travis Guthmiller, a member of Weapons Intelligence Team 10 of Task Force Troy was responding to a
  • Bagram AFOSI team makes positive difference for Afghans

    A group of Bagram Airmen has been making a difference in local Afghan villagers' lives, one school bag at a time. Members of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Expeditionary Detachment 2405 recently handed out school supplies to approximately 560 children in the villages of Qal'eh-ye Dewana and Chawni. Each set consisted of a backpack,
  • AFOSI, Afghan police work together

    BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan -- Special agents assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Expeditionary Detachment 2405 here regularly work together with Afghan National Police on a broad range of missions related to humanitarian assistance and security. "We usually meet up with the ANP several times a week for medical engagements
  • Air Force sharpshooters help commanders see the future

    When Air Force Office of Special Investigations agents go outside the wire here, they occasionally have an extra set of eyes watching over them. Concealed, the members of the 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron's Close Precision Engagement Team observe, provide intelligence and, if necessary, neutralize threats. The CPET consists of Air
  • Air Force Office of Special Investigations urges vigilance

    As a result of the 9-11 terrorist attack, the Air Force implemented an antiterrorism program called "Eagle Eyes," advocated by the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. Much like a neighborhood watch, the Eagle Eyes program is an aggressive Air Force-wide neighborhood watch program that educates people on observable activities and what to do
  • Eagle Eyes: vigilance is key

    As the special agent explains it, he says the suspect could be a guy at the Visitor Control Center. He could come in and ask for a base map and a telephone book. Then the questions begin. How many security forces are on base? What kind of weapons do they carry? When is their busy time, their shift change, or their deployment rotation? "Someone who
  • Investigators turn into warfighters

    An Air Force special agent charged the vehicle and rammed the barrel of his M-4 rifle through the windshield and into the chest of the suicide bomber, startling him long enough to be removed from the vehicle and detained, eradicating the terrorist plot with conviction and saving untold numbers of U.S. and coalition forces' lives. Jason Smiley, a
  • Military members help secure bases with Eagle Eyes

    With a limited number of Office of Special Investigations agents and Security Forces members, it is up to Airmen and their families with Eagle Eyes to help make sure the area they live in is safe. The Eagle Eyes program provides a single point of contact to report suspicious activity at Ramstein Air Base and every military installation. While
  • OSI works with local customs to stop drug smuggling

    Spangdahlem's Office of Special Investigations, or OSI, agents recently worked with their German counterparts to perform random vehicle inspections. During the inspections, agents searched for drug and other illegal substances that could be smuggled into the local area. "OSI is partnering with its' German counterparts on trying to interdict the