Special Agent Michael Anthony Cinco

Special Agent Michael Anthony Cinco

United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, December 21, 2015

Michael Anthony Cinco

Special Agents Joseph Lemm, Louis Bonacasa, Chester McBride, Michael Cinco, Adrianna Vorderbruggen, and Peter Taub were killed by a suicide bomber in a village near Bagram Air Base Afghanistan. Two U.S. Air Force Security Forces airmen who were with them were wounded in the attack.

The agents and airmen were conducting a joint patrol as part of an investigation when the bomber drove a motorcycle into them and detonated the explosives.

Special Agents Lemm and Bonacasa were posthumously promoted to the rank of special agent within the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Bomb
  • Location Overseas
  • Weapon Explosives; Improvised device
  • Offender Suicide bomber

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Although I don't you SSGT Mike "5" Cinco. I Do know you little sister Dayanna, she is married to my nephew. So we share two beautiful little nieces. Thank you for your love, compassion and commitment and above all sacrificing your life for our Country. It take a lot of courage, knowledge and bravery. Many of us lack all 3 especially Bravery! We all sadly miss you and mourn for you and all our heroes that continue to fight for our freedom and our Country. Eternal rest grant unto to you SSGT MIKE ANTHONY CINCO. REST IN PEACE.

Marie Caudillo
Aunt to your sister Dayanna

May 28, 2018

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