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Donecia T. Hunter 57

March 29, 1966 — August 18, 2023

Kadena AB Japan

Donecia T. Hunter 57


                                                              Life’s Reflections

Donecia “Necia” Hunter was born March 29, 1966, to Charles Beaty and Lanita Lewis.

Donecia accepted Christ at an early age at Pleasant Green Baptist Church. She graduated from Longview

High School in 1984.

She enlisted into the U. S. Air Force in January 1988. Upon completion of basic training at Lackland AFB,

TX she attended technical training at Sheppard AFB, TX, for Medical Logistics. She was then assigned to

the 832 nd Medical Group at Luke AFB, AZ, where she was responsible for the resupply of the inpatient

and outpatient areas of the hospital.

In Jan 1990, she was reassigned to the 7100 Combat Support Wing, Wiesbaden Medical Center in

Wiesbaden, Germany. There she worked as a local purchase clerk processing transactions, issues,

receipts, and emergency requisitions in support of the pharmacy. During Operation Desert Shield/Storm

she was hand-selected as a 3-level to deploy in support of the Kurdish Relief Effort at Silopi, Turkey.

In Mar 1992, she was reassigned to the 39 th Medical Group at Incirlik AB, Turkey. While there, she was

the NCOIC of the Warehouse, Medical Material, and the Medical Equipment Management Office. In

1995, she was selected as the Female Athlete of the Year and inducted into their Sports Wall of fame.

In Dec 1996, she was reassigned to the 347 th Medical Group at Moody AFB, GA, and worked as the

NCOIC of Stock Control and Customer Service. During this tenure, she supervised the conversion of over

600 pharmaceutical items from level to stockless, converted Blanket Purchase Agreement contracts to

Prime Vendor, and exceeded the Air Combat Command fill rate of 95%. She was also instrumental in

implementing the newly proposed First Term Airmen’s Center (FTAC) and was selected by Wing Senior

Leadership as primary FTAC Team Leader.

In Aug 2000, she was reassigned to the 366 th Medical Group, Mountain Home AFB, ID, as NCOIC of

Customer Service. She then transferred over to the 366 th Fighter Wing and worked as NCOIC of Protocol.

Her duties were to assist the wing commander’s personal advisor and to formulate, coordinate, and

execute detailed plan in hosting distinguish visitors. While there she was lauded by senior civilian

officials, senators and congressmen for flawless plans of execution.

In Jul 2002, she applied for AFOSI duties and completed the Basic Investigative Course at Andrews AFB,

MD. Her first duty station as a Special Agent was in the United Kingdom at AFOSI Det 512 which

supported two separate bases: RAF Mildenhall and RAF Lakenheath. She developed, planned,

coordinated, and conducted criminal, fraud and counterintelligence investigations. She was assigned as

Fraud Chief, Computer Forensics Field Examiner, Child Forensics Interviewer, and Primary Evidence


In Nov 2005, she received her final assignment to AFOSI Det 624, Kadena AB, Japan. While there, she

was a member of the criminal investigations branch and took over as the Criminal Investigations and

Fraud Chief. In this assignment, she conducted liaison and coordination with host nation security and


law enforcement agencies. She prepared reports of investigations, conducted interviews and

interrogations, and testified in court-martials. She was a member of the Child Sexual Maltreatment

Response Team, High Risk for Violence Team, Victim & Witness Assistance Program, Family Advocacy

Executive Committee, and the Central Registry Board. In addition, she was the Unit’s Fitness Program

Monitor, as well as the Physical Training Leader, Body Composition Monitor, and Fitness Assessment


She completed a distinguished 20-year military career in 2008 with the U.S. Air Force, having.

served as a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). In AFOSI,

she served in numerous agent and supervisory positions including Criminal Investigations

Program Manager, Fraud Program Manager, and CI Programs Manager. She has broad.

experience conducting felony-level criminal investigations, counterespionage operations, CI

counter-threat operations, and research and technology protection throughout the United

States, Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, and Central and South America. After leaving active

duty in 2008, Ms. Hunter worked for the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD); Intelligence,

Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Task Force where she developed short- and long-range

plans addressing ongoing and upcoming programs projected. She briefed key civilian and

military personnel throughout OSD, the Joint Staff, Offices of the Service Secretaries,

Intelligence Community organizations, and other federal agencies and departments. In 2009,

she joined the Defense Security Service (DSS) at their Headquarters location in Alexandria, VA,

and worked as a CI Analyst (SME), before transferring to the Regional office in Irving, TX.

In Mar 2022, she was reassigned to Det 812 Barksdale AB, LA as a Criminal Indexing &amp.

Investigations Specialist then shortly after transferred to Kadena AB, Japan as Defense Criminal

Investigator for the Trial Defense Division until she passed on August 18, 2023, in the place she

dearly loved Okinawa Japan.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories her two daughters, Brittni Jackson and Alexis Hunter.

Parents, Charles (Mary) Beaty, Lanita (Hamon) Lewis, one sister Tonette Harris, brothers and sisters-in-

law Dewayne (Tifani) Lewis, Charles II” Petey” (Kia) Beaty, Deroyce Lewis (Margo Williams), Christopher

Beaty and one grand-pup Jacquavious Hunter; uncles and aunts Gene (Odie) Beaty, Hosea (Arzola)

Horton, Harley Lester (Willie Ruth) Brittain, Nelda Faye Brittain; a very special cousin Lajuanta Mitchell,

three nieces Justice Harris, Alaysia Lewis, and Aria Lewis; three nephews Zamarion Bryant, Isaiah Harris,

and Dewayne Lewis Jr. and a host of other relatives and friends.


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