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  • The Importance of Insider Threat Awareness

    Each September, the Office of Special Investigations (OSI), and partners across the federal government, participate in National Insider Threat Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Insider Threat and Cultural Awareness,” encourages promoting awareness and understanding of cultural differences within the workforce, organizations and individuals to avoid social missteps and prevent unintentional harm that may lead to increased risk of insider threats.
  • If you host it…They will come

    The Hawkeye State hosted the (Des Moines) Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Race Across Iowa, July 25-31. RAGBRAI, as it’s commonly known, is the longest, largest and oldest recreational bicycle touring event in the world. Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Carlos Vargasgonzalez, 2nd Field Investigations Region, Operating Location-B, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., and a member of the Air Force Cycling Team (AFCT) since March 2021, was a rookie in this year’s event.
  • LEAP Spotlight: Special Agent Rory Swafford

    “I am a Special Agent in the Office of Special Investigations and a dual language Scholar in the Air Force Language Enabled Airman Program. I began my language learning journey in high school by studying various languages.
  • Dual-hatted investigator pursuing life-long interest

    Since November 2018, Staff Sgt. Ami Malone, has served in a unique position while with the 434th Security Forces Squadron, Air Refueling Wing, Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind. She operates as a dual role member to the Office of Special Investigations, 1st Field Investigations Region, 10th Field Investigations Squadron, Operating Location Delta, at Grissom.
  • SA carries on family tradition of selfless service

    Using documents, photos and DNA to trace one’s genealogy is commonplace. But, to trace one’s heritage using major armed conflicts as the measuring stick is a different story. The latter is how Office of Special Investigations Special Agent A. E. Pleasant, deployed to Detachment 518, Spangdahlem, Air Base, Germany, chronicles his family’s legacy of service.
  • OSI – An Immigrant’s ‘American Dream’

    We’ve all heard the question, “Where were you and what were you doing on 9/11?” While the myriad of answers have become forever etched in our respective memories, it’s ironic there was, in fact, good news that happened that fateful day. Simply ask OSI Special Agent Desiree Borg Burmeister.
  • OSI PF Det. 6 Observes Fraud Awareness Week

    The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Fraud Awareness Week enables OSI to bring awareness and education to its Procurement Fraud mission and how OSI’s PF professionals help protect the United States Air Force and United States Space Force. The OSI Office of Procurement Fraud (PF) Detachment (Det.) 6, located on Joint Base Andrews, Md., is responsible for conducting investigations into allegations of significant procurement fraud involving Department of the Air Force (DAF) personnel and assets.
  • OSI PF Det. 5 Observes Fraud Awareness Week

    The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Fraud Awareness Week enables OSI to bring awareness and education to its Procurement Fraud mission and how OSI’s PF professionals help protect the United States Air Force and United States Space Force. OSI Office of Procurement Fraud (PF) Detachment (Det.) 5, located on Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., is responsible for conducting investigations into allegations of significant procurement fraud involving Department of the Air Force (DAF) personnel and assets.
  • OSI PF Det. 4 Observes Fraud Awareness Week

    The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Fraud Awareness Week enables OSI to bring awareness and education to its Procurement Fraud mission and how OSI’s PF professionals help protect the United States Air Force and United States Space Force. OSI Office of Procurement Fraud (PF) Detachment (Det.) 4, located on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is responsible for conducting investigations designed to protect Department of the Air Force acquisition systems, resources and warfighting capabilities.
  • OSI PF Det. 3 Observes Fraud Awareness Week

    The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Fraud Awareness Week enables OSI to bring awareness and education to its Procurement Fraud mission and how OSI’s PF professionals help protect the United States Air Force and United States Space Force. OSI Office of Procurement Fraud (PF) Detachment (Det.) 3, located in San Antonio, Texas, is responsible for conducting investigations into allegations of significant procurement fraud involving Department of the Air Force personnel and assets.
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