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  • Joint training builds partnerships, enhances communication

    Special agents from Washington Criminal Investigation Division Battalion participated in a joint training exercise with Air Force Office of Special Investigations and the Directorate of Emergency Services at Fort George G. Meade, Md., Oct. 26, 2021.The training exercise consisted of a staged double

  • Joint investigation grounds drones, imprisons smuggler

    Jason Arteaga-Loayza, 30, a former inmate at Fort Dix, N.J., was sentenced, via video conference Sept. 14, 2021, to 43 months in prison and three years of supervised release, for his role in a conspiracy to use drones to smuggle contraband, including cell phones, cell phone subscriber identity

  • Airman augments special assignment during deployment

    Senior Airman Ramandeep Kaur came to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, as a defender originally assigned to the 387th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron. After arriving on station, she was then transferred over to help the Office of Special Investigation Locally Employed Persons Screening Team

  • PACAF Airman of the Year returns to Hawaii as OSI Wing Commander

    Long before he was the Office of Special Investigations Wing Commander for the Pacific Region, he was a high school student in the Civil Air Patrol, learning what it meant to be part of an organization that is committed to serving America’s communities. There he won the Billy Mitchell Award which

  • Virtual meetings fortify OSI, Brazil partnership

    Due to Hurricane Ida’s impact on New Orleans, La., previously scheduled events in September 2021, were cancelled, including the annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, while others were postponed. However, Col. Tara Lunardi, OSI Field Investigations Region 2 Commander,

  • SAs adopt Road Warrior mindset for MAJCOM exercise

    Of all the mission skillsets Office of Special Investigations special agents possess, arguably one of the most unique, is providing security for nuclear convoy teams. Nuclear Convoy Support Agents from OSI Field Investigations Region 8 showcased their specialized mettle during the Air Force Global

  • OSI HQ welcomes first AF SEAC

    For the first time in its 73-year history, the Office of Special Investigations hosted the most senior enlisted service member, by position, in the United States Armed Forces. SEAC Ramon Colon-Lopez, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited OSI headquarters, Oct.

  • OSI ‘surge’ pivotal to historic Afghan evacuation mission

    In the span of 24 hours, Ramstein Air Base, Germany and Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, transformed into the United States two primary evacuation hubs for Operation Allies Refuge, supporting the most expansive humanitarian airlift in the history of the United States. The Office of Special Investigations

  • Chance encounter saves veteran on Austin bridge

    The last thing Office of Special Investigations special agents from the polygraph program expected to find while on a lunch break was someone contemplating suicide. But, that was the reality facing the group, as they were walking across the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin, Texas,

  • Caring for the victim speaks volumes in case closure

    A North Carolina man was sentenced Aug. 4, 2021, to 420 months, or 35 years, in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release for enticing and sexually abusing a minor. The severity of the sentence, and the egregious nature of the offenses, belies the caring treatment employed by Office of