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  • Inside OSI: Keeping the mission funded

    Ensuring personnel are paid accurately and on time is vital for any agency—and the Office of Special Investigations is no different. Financial stability directly influences morale, efficiency and mission success. While people often attribute OSI to its badge-carrying Special Agents, there are

  • Inside OSI: IT specialist shares his story

    As the go-to SharePoint expert for the Office of Special Investigations, Julio Velezón II sometimes feels like the agency’s “most popular guy,” he joked. But his role is no laughing matter. Every day, he integrates complex data systems into OSI’s network, using the latest tech innovations to support

  • Col. Lunardi remembered during ‘Celebration of Life’

    Col. Tara Lunardi was honored during a 'Celebration of Life' event May 1, recognizing her nearly thirty years of dedication to the Office of Special Investigations. Lunardi died Feb. 7 after a valiant battle with cancer.

  • Looking Back: Badge Number 1 in Orbit

    On the afternoon of April 4, 1983, the Space Shuttle Challenger lifted off from Launch Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.  This launch marked the sixth overall orbital mission for the Space Shuttle program and was also the maiden voyage for the Challenger.  Piloting the spacecraft was

  • Women's History Month: OSI’s first female deputy CC shares story

    Marking a full-circle journey, retired Col. Karen A. Esaias, who made history as OSI’s first female deputy commander in 2005, returned as the guest speaker at the second annual OSI Women’s History Month luncheon March 28, 2024, an event celebrating the contributions of women within the Office of

  • Airman receives 'golden opportunity' following act of kindness

    For one Airman, an act of kindness led to a unique recruiting opportunity right out to the pages of a Roald Dahl story. Reminiscent to the story of Willy Wonka, Senior Airman Emily Conaughty was awarded a "golden ticket" by Office of Special Investigations leadership Feb. 13, after she was spotted