Air Force Office of Special Investigations (USAF)

Lineage. Established as the Air Force Office of Special Investigations on 20 Dec 1971. Activated as a separate operating agency, on 31 Dec 1971. Effective 5 Feb 1991, status changed from a separate operating agency (SOA) to a field operating agency (FOA) of the USAF.
 
Assignments. United States Air Force, 31 Dec 1971-. 

Stations. Forrestal Building, Washington, DC, 31 Dec 1971; Bolling AFB, DC, 1 Oct 1979; Andrews AFB, MD, 1 Aug 1998-. 

Service Streamers. None. 

Campaign Streamers. None. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None. 

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 30 Jun 1973-30 Jun 1975; 1 Jul 1980-30 Jun 1982. Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards: 1 Jul 1978-30 Jun 1979; 1 Oct 1983-30 Sep 1985; 1 Oct 1985-30 Sep 1987; 1 Oct 1987-30 Sep 1989; 1 Oct 1989-30 Sep 1991; 6 Aug 1990-6 Aug 1991; 1 Oct 1991-30 Sep 1993; 1 Oct 1993-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1995-30 Sep 1997; 1 Oct 1998-30 Sep 1999; 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 5 Nov 2007. 

Emblem. Originally approved for the Office of Special Investigation Directorate (not a constituted organization) a non unit under the Air Force Inspector General on 15 Dec 1955, and adopted by the AF Office of Special Investigation (an SOA) on activation on 31 Dec 1971. Granted permission to continue use on 14 Oct 1983.

Prepared by Carl E. Bailey.
 
Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.