Special Agent Louis Michael Bonacasa

Special Agent Louis Michael Bonacasa

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

End of Watch Monday, December 21, 2015

Louis Michael Bonacasa

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 31
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

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My Brother, My Hero! I love and miss you so much

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