- AIR FORCE ACADEMY FUTURE OFFICERS
TAUGHT ABOUT ALIENS
- In the former Physics Academy textbook,
the last chapter is entitled, "Unidentified Flying Objects."
It states "From available information, the UFO phenomenon appears
to have been global in nature for almost 50,000 years. . . .This leaves
us with the unpleasant possibility of alien visitors to our planet or at
least alien controlled UFOs. ...what questionable data their are appears
suggest the existence of at least three and maybe four different groups
of aliens. Editor's Note: This textbook implies the government has hard
evidence of UFO's, knows it cannot do anything about them, and, rather
than admit that they cannot protect us from them, they deny they exist.
This may be a realistic approach under the circumstances.
- NEW JERSEY
- William Potter and son reported to New
York's MUFON Director Dana Schmidt that: My son and I witnessed four objects
in the sky from 8:15 to 8:45 PM on December 4, 1998. They could have been
about 70,000 feet high and moving about 4,000 miles an hour. We live near
Newark Airport, which enabled us to make an estimate on the height and
speed, by watching incoming jets. We saw them twice. The first time we
saw four circular lights, the two in the middle were crisscrossing and
playing with each other. The two on the outside were jolting back and forth
and all were moving rapidly. They came zipping by again 15 minutes later.
This time they sped past side by side. Each occurrence lasted only several
seconds. We thought it was pretty amazing. Thanks to WPotterjr@aol.com
and Dana Schmidt.
- WASHINGTON COUNTY - Stan Gordon reports
a large triangular object was reported by motorists October 20, 1998. A
woman and a young child were driving through a rural area when they noticed
what looked like a large amber star. The "star" crossed over
the road in front of them and moved to their left. The woman pulled her
car over and put her glasses on to observe the light better. When she turned
on a light in the car, the object moved off displaying various colored
lights. A short distance down the road, they again observed a large amber
light. The driver pulled the car over again. She had a small camera and
took two shots that seemed to cause the amber light split into two silver
balls. They "began dancing around, one leaping in an arc over the
other." The spheres moved to the left and over the horizon.
- ARMSTRONG COUNTY - On October 30, 1998,
a Ford City person was outside when he noticed a bright orange ball of
light. During the observation, the light moved straight across the sky
from the north. It then shot straight up and continued moving. Then the
light stopped, and went straight down. He ran inside and awoke his wife
to come outside to look. His wife told me it was unlike anything she had
seen before and that the object was much brighter and bigger than the stars.
The light moved across the sky then stop. "Then it just took off faster
than anything I ever saw. It left a streak of light in the sky after 3
- WESTMORELAND COUNTY - On November 11,
1998, a witness observed a white fireball with a tail moving from west
at 9:30 PM between Greensburg and Jeannette. Debris and white sparks were
falling as the object passed over for several seconds. On November 15,
a Youngstown resident sighted a UFO along the Chestnut Ridge at 8:15 PM.
Several people saw a bright orange fireball with an orange tail moving
east in the direction of Ligonier.
- ALLEGHENY COUNTY - On November 16, 1998,
the National UFO Reporting Center reported a UFO sighting at Penn Hills.
A motorist observed four objects over about a 10 to 15 minute period. The
objects were at a low altitude and square shaped. It displayed red flashing
lights and three round lights. One object hovered close to the witness
before moving off without making any sound. On November 24, 1998, a Wilmerding
man while driving and looking towards the southwest noticed two contrails
in the sky that crossed like an X. He pulled his car over at about 3:00
PM after noticing a silver-gray object with a fuselage like a helicopter.
It rose straight up from below the contrails, and moved quickly upwards
through the sky above them. It then shot straight down through the contrails
and then it was gone.
- LEHIGH COUNTY - On November 22, 1998,
Allentown through the National UFO Reporting Center a daylight observation
by a family was reported. The family saw five silver disc-shaped objects
moving at a high rate of speed from west to east. The observation lasted
about 25 seconds. Thanks to Stan Gordon, firstname.lastname@example.org for the Pennsylvania
- DELAWARE UFOs
- SUSSEX COUNTY - On December 1, 1998,
started out in a routine manner for Dan Gafney, the popular talk-show host
on radio station WGMD, 92.7 FM, in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. But at 7:00
AM, the telephone rang and the first caller reported a UFO. According to
Gafney, before the show ended, he had received "over 50 calls"
from listeners throughout Sussex County reporting unidentified flying objects.
The UFOs were seen on Monday night, November 30, 1998, "all over southern
Delaware." Gafney said, callers described "a bright blue/white
light also some said green." The UFOs were described as "large
and round." "People are still talking about it," he added.
UFOs were seen over a large area between Milford to Bethany Beach. One
man reported "what appeared to be a large blue light that was moving
all over erratically," adding that "the smaller lights appeared
to be coming from the larger lights. Another caller reported seeing "a
strange blue-green rain that was coming down from them." Local researcher
Jane Segal received a phone call from friends saying that, during the WGMD
broadcast, "fighters were flying all over the region. Gray planes
were flying low as far north as Middletown near the Pennsylvania State
line. Thanks to Dan Gafney and Jane Segal and UFO Roundup Vol. 3 #49 on
12/7/98 Editor: Joseph Trainor
- SOUTH CAROLINA POSSIBLE ABDUCTIONS
BY TRIANGLE UFO
- CHESTER - Joe Hosey of The Herald Rock
Hill published on December 7, 1998, states: Photograph brings back memories
of alien sighting. Hours after strange lights hovered above her back yard
in November, Carla Alford stared at a face from her past -- a frightening
face she found hidden in a Polaroid photograph taken more than a year before.
She thinks it's the face of an extraterrestrial. "All that scares
me are the eyes," Alford, 24, said. "The eyes are so big."
They're eyes Alford says she has seen before -- on a figure standing in
the door of a spaceship 21 years ago. "When I was 3 and I was living
in Rock Hill, I was crossing the road from my grandma's house to my aunt's
house," Alford said, recalling how she cut through a field in Lesslie
one night long ago. "All I can remember is stairs and a big head,
and it was going like this," she murmured, crooking her index finger
and beckoning with it. "I started screaming then. That's all I remember."
Alford is not alone in her experiences and apprehensions. From 1947 to
1969, the Air Force checked out about 12,000 reports of UFO sightings.
Today, the National UFO Reporting Center has a database tracking UFO reports
as long ago as 1954. It reports 639 sightings this year, 12 of which were
in South Carolina. Alford's mother, Wanda, recalled her daughter's reaction
to what she saw as a child. "She was screaming her head off,"
Wanda Alford said. "I asked her what it looked like -- she said it
had big eyes." The lights floating above Alford's Grants Lake Circle
home returned again in the evenings after she found the alien in the picture.
Her brother, Donnie, also has seen them. "It was weird," he said.
"It was in the shape of like a triangle, and it was a green light."
"It went straight across," he said. "It was much faster
than a plane." Air Traffic Controller Jim Koon reported no record
of anything unusual flitting about Chester around the time of Alford's
first sighting following the appearance of the spaceman in the photograph.
He conceded, however, that peculiar craft can elude detection. "Air
traffic radars filter out things they're not designed to track," he
explained, noting non-moving objects such as buildings and other "clutter"
slip past the radar's sweep without being seen. "There's conceivably
something out there that we didn't track," he said. If "something"
is out there, it has been shadowing Alford for nearly her entire life.
Now Alford spends sleepless nights and tearful days trying not to think
about why the extraterrestrials have returned. "I want to move out
of this house," she said. "I'm scared." Thanks to The Herald
Rock Hill, http://www.heraldonline.com/localnews/story/ Copyright ©
- KENNESAW - On December 5, 1998, the night
supervisor of a local health care facility paged me and stated that about
1:00 AM several employees had observed unusual lights in the clouds overhead.
She went out to look and observed 4 to 6 bright white lights circling in
partial cloud cover overhead. She thought they might be from a grand opening
spotlight but there was none. The lights were white, round, and about the
size of a basketball held at arm,s length. They were moving fast and would
come together, separate and continue to circle. She stated that all the
TVs in the facility went out during this period. A call to the local police
found no other reports of unusual lights. However, the Desk Sergeant stated
that several transformers had blown out around the city, and traffic lights
were out. MUFON GA's Carl and Helen Thim are investigating.
- DOUGLASVILLE/HIRAM - On December 4, 1998,
MUFON GA's William Lester and David Brown interviewed the witnesses that
have been reporting the anomalous lights or objects and a triangle. The
witnesses' observations had been made every night since November 28. After
conducting their interviews, Lester and Brown remained on site to survey
the area. During this time they observed the same type of activity described
by the witnesses. These included: A-- Cone shaped object, blue on top and
yellowish on bottom, moving quickly out of the field of vision of a telescope
within 5 seconds. B-- Round object with a blue coloration rotating around
a black core. C-- Glowing red object transiting the sky from horizon to
horizon. A skywatch with video cameras is being planned for this area in
the near future. Lester and Brown are compiling detailed reports of these
events and the above info is just preliminary.
- ATLANTA - On November 17, 1998, about
1:00 AM, a local beverage delivery driver was turning onto Highway 92 from
South Fulton Parkway just southwest of College Park. He observed a large
hovering object about 30 feet above the tree tops next to the roadway.
It was partially obscured by the fog, but close enough that he could tell
it was a distinct hovering object at least the 70 feet long and thick vehicle.
It had a red light on top, green on the sides, and white on the bottom,
about 50 total non-blinking. His initial thought was a new cell phone tower,
but there were none. A truck driver also seemed to be looking at the UFO.
- LAWRENCEVILLE - During recent weeks,
MUFON GA's David Brown of Norcross has observed unusual light configurations
in the skies. On December 4, 1998, at about 4:25 AM, he was returning from
Snellville by way of Arcado and Killian Road. The weather was mild and
clear except for some patchy areas of low fog. While driving he noticed
a bright light approaching from the distance, traveling toward the southeast.
He stopped at a traffic light and the UFO traveled overhead at about 150
feet. David saw the object was diamond shaped with a white light on each
point with a larger red turning light in the center. It moved at an estimated
speed of 30-35 mph and was silent. It appeared to be about the size of
a pack of cigarettes held at arm,s length and estimated its true size of
a compact car. He maneuvered to keep it in sight and retrieved binoculars
for a closer look. No further details could be made out under magnification.
David's background in aviation and archaeology make him a good witness.
A similar size diamond shaped craft was reported in Alpharetta on November
18. Dobbins Air Base is in nearby Marietta, a recent conversation with
authorities there about these events proved less than enlightening. Thanks
to MUFON State Director Tom Sheets.
- MIAMI BEACH - Mary Margaret Zimmer reports
that I received reports of at least three people who saw objects moving
erratically. They were pulsating blue, green white, red, and yellow lights
and "throwing" lights off of themselves on November 30, 1998.
A number of people saw a light in the sky that expanded and contracted
and at times appeared translucent. A blue circular flame seemed to surround
it. A video was taken from WTVJ's "Tower Cam" facing east and
shown on Channel 6 on December 1, 1998.
- MARGATE/HOLLYWOOD - November 29, 1998,
in an apparently different sighting a blue light was reported to radio
station Y-100, that had many calls and broadcast hourly updates.
- TAMPA - November 17, 1998, at about 4:30
AM a flying V was spotted by numerous people on the night of the meteor
shower. It was described as being about 500 feet wide, traveling very fast
at about 10,000 feet. "It looked almost as if it were translucent
and made absolutely no sound," said one witness who took photos of
the craft. It had no lights on it and it would not have been seen if so
many people had not been watching the meteor shower that night. Thanks
to Jason Overholser and Mary M. Zimmer http://www.elink.net/mmz/skyscan.htm
- VAN HORN - J.W. Ronshausen reports he
was part of a group of eight men who were hunting Mule Deer in the desert
thirty miles west of Van Horn. At 7:00 PM on December 5, 1998, we noticed
a victrola shaped white cloud in the southwestern sky. A tiny white light
was at the head of the object. All eight of us watched with binoculars
the cone shaped object and belled out at the big end. The cloud looked
like charged particles. There were no clouds in the sky at all at the time
of the sighting, there are no lights in the area. We estimated the cloud
was 25 miles or more away that would put it just across the border into
Mexico. Phone 512-990-9921, 2215 Terradyne, Pflugerville, TX 78660. We
have had in the past reports of "cloud" like UFOs; in September
in LaGrange, Georgia. Thanks to John C. Thompson.
- LAKE CHAPALA - Jalisco. Karen Herrtwich
reports that on December 5, 1998 at 7:00 PM a large bright light (white)
with smoky trail, not moving fast (west to north/east), then the light
got smaller then disappeared. Many people in this area saw the unknown
light. There were no sounds and the sky was clear! Thanks to ISUR and Karen
Herrtwich email@example.com, (376) 54800 Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico.
Editors Note: Numerous UFO reports have been recorded over the last couple
years. Air traffic controllers at the main airport in Mexico City, who
are equipped with advanced radar equipment, report they received a radar
echo from a spherical green light moving close to an airliner on approach,
and which was being observed by the plane's pilots and ground staff.
- UNITED KINGDOM
- EDMONTON - On November 17, 1998, north
of London a triangular shaped craft was sighted flowing low over just after
midnight. Observers of the Leonid meteor shower reported seeing a low flying
craft with triangular shape. There were a dozen amber lights coming from
the craft that appeared to flying at a high altitude.
- THE MYSTERY OF THE MISSING
- General Exon told investigators that
somewhere in the buildings at Wright Patterson Air Force Base the debris
was tested and may still be housed. It is unlikely the Air Force will show
us what crashed, so we are stuck with examining the last known photographs
taken in General Ramey's office on July 8, 1947. The world was amazed when
Roswell Base Commander Colonel Blanchard and his intelligence officer,
Major Marcel announced to the world that the Army Air Force had captured
a flying saucer early in the day. Major Marcel and some of the debris was
flown at high speed to Eighth Air Force Headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas
for examination. James Bond Johnson was ordered by his Fort Worth Star
Newspaper to cover the story. Bond raced to the General's office and helped
Colonel Dubose unwrap the debris. When General Ramey clutching a message
arrived 15 minutes later, Bond took several photographs of the debris with
the General, Colonel Dubose, and Major Marcel. Several hours later, Weather
Officer Irving Newton was ordered to rush to General Ramey,s office and
identify the debris. Irving testifies that the General told him to get
to his office immediately, and if he didn't have a car he was ordered to
take the first one with a key in it. This infers there was still a question
on the identity of the debris. Weather officer Newton was introduced to
the higher ranking Major Marcel who kept on telling him the writing on
the beams was alien. More photos were taken by an unknown photographer
of the debris and Warrant Officer Irving Newton. Now in effect the world
waited for his decision. A comparatively low ranking Warrant Officer would
make the critical identification of the debris. Newton examined the evidence
as the world waited and stated simply it was a weather balloon and a RAWIN
reflector. But wait, the photos of the debris taken earlier in the day
appears different from the debris taken in Newton's photos. Almost a third
to a half of the critical debris is missing. What happened to the wider
beams and materials that do not to meet the specifications of the RAWIN
reflector? Why was so much of the debris missing? This is the only evidence
we have and the evidence has been tampered with and some has been removed.
I should point out, it is possible that the photo is cropped in such a
way that the bulk of the material was pushed away from the camera. Most
of the debris seems to be in its same place, but key material is missing.
Could parts of the missing craft be mixed with a relatively mundane RAWIN
radar reflector? Attached is a comparison of the debris with Newton's knee
showing and the earlier photos taken by Dr. J. Bond Johnson.
- University of Manchester physicist Neil
Morris writes, "At first the photographs taken in General Ramey's
appear to be a RAWIN Radar target reflector until you look a little closer.
In the original radar reflector specifications the support "beam/sticks
struts for the foil backed reflectors were shown as being wooden (balsa)
and of square section. Square, rectangular and "I" sections can
all be found in the photographs, some of these are also found to be "hollow"
sections. These are NOT in the specifications for the radar assemblies.
One other feature places at least some of the debris outside the specification
of radar reflectors, that is the point that a number of the beam structures
show surface markings in the form of characters. Website at: http://adm2.ph.man.ac.uk/ftw-pics/index.htm
- The key to this case is the interpretation
of the debris and message. Stan Friedman is offering a CD of the debris
and message for $25.00. You can review the CD and decide for yourself by
e-mailing Stan at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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