OSI Airman accidentally killed at home

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  • By AFOSI Public Affairs
On Jan. 21, 2016, Air Force Technical Sergeant Wiley R. Davis, 38, Information Management Specialist, assigned to Air Force Office of Special Investigations at the U.S. Air Force Special Investigations Academy, Glynco, Ga., was crushed while working beneath a vehicle at home. 

At some time between 9:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. (EST), Tech. Sgt. Davis was working on an automobile at his residence when the vehicle, apparently, slid off jack stands while he was working underneath the car.

Davis' 14-year-old son immediately called 911 and local police responded. Tech. Sgt. Davis was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. 

Tech. Sgt. Davis entered the Air Force in 1999 from Columbus, Ga.

He began his career as a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Apprentice, Lackland AFB, Texas, with the 37th Civil Engineer Squadron.

In 2005, Tech. Sgt. Davis transitioned into the Knowledge Management career field at the 1st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Langley AFB, Va.

From 2005 until 2010, Tech. Sgt. Davis worked in several Knowledge Management positions at Langley AFB, within the 1st Fighter Wing.

In 2010, Tech. Sgt. Davis took a Special-Duty Assignment as the NCOIC, Knowledge Operations Management, at AFROTC Detachment 157, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.

In June 2015, Tech. Sgt. Davis became the NCOIC of Administration at the U.S. Air Force Special Investigations Academy for OSI.

TSgt. Davis was also a pastor in his church. He is survived by his wife and their three children.

No foul play is suspected. OSI Detachment 211, Moody AFB, Ga., will work with local police on the investigation.

For more information, please contact OSI Public Affairs at AFOSI HQ/PA - allhqpa@us.af.mil or call 240-460-1633.