This news broke on The Debrief website on June 5, 2023. It was written by Leslie Kean and Ralph Blumenthal. We will give you a link to the lengthy news article, but here is how it begins, plus important excerpts. – The editor
“A former intelligence official turned whistleblower has given Congress and the Intelligence Community Inspector General extensive classified information about deeply covert programs that he says possess retrieved intact and partially intact craft of non-human origin.
“The information, he says, has beenillegally withheld from Congress, and he filed a complaint alleging that he suffered illegal retaliation for his confidential disclosures, reported here for the first time.
“Other intelligence officials, both active and retired, with knowledge of these programs through their work in various agencies, have independently provided similar, corroborating information, both on and off the record.
“The whistleblower, David Charles Grusch, 36, a decorated former combat officer in Afghanistan, is a veteran of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). He served as the reconnaissance office’s representative to the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force from 2019-2021. From late 2021 to July 2022, he was the NGA’s co-lead for UAP analysis and its representative to the task force. . .
“Grusch said the recoveries of partial fragments through and up to intact vehicles have been made for decades through the present day by the government, its allies, and defense contractors. Analysis has determined that the objects retrieved are “of exotic origin (non-human intelligence, whether extraterrestrial or unknown origin)…
“Karl E. Nell, (R) a recently retired Army Colonel and current aerospace executive who was the Army’s liaison for the UAP Task Force from 2021 to 2022 and worked with Grusch there, characterizes Grusch as “beyond reproach.”
Jonathan Grey is a generational officer of the United States Intelligence Community with a Top-Secret Clearance who currently works for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), where the analysis of UAP has been his focus. . . The non-human intelligence phenomenon is real. We are not alone. Retrievals of this kind are not limited to the United States. . . This is a global phenomenon. . .
“NASIC, headquartered at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, is the Department of Defense’s primary Air Force source for foreign air and space threat analysis. . .”
“I’m told there are technologies in the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean that give the United States in particular a very good idea of how fast objects move, especially objects that display a huge magnetic anomaly because they’re metallic.
“And, people have briefed me on the underwater telemetry of these objects and they’ve described objects moving as fast as 800 knots under water. And I mean the fastest submarine, I think, is probably what, 40 to 50 knots, if you’re lucky.
“And these objects are going to incredible depths, whatever they are. The other thing that was made very, very clear to me, they are intelligently controlled. They are engaging with these submarines. They are moving toward them, moving around them, operating intelligently around them.” ROBERT COULTHART.
Dr. Robert W. McGwier, was doing classified National Security work onboard the USS Hampton when there was a stunning encounter with an underwater UFO in the late 1990s. Here is his account of that event. – The editor
“We were on our way and all of a sudden I hear this sound. It’s really strange because it’s clear that what is going on is something is whizzing by us and it’s moving so fast. I just can’t believe it because this submarine is limited in the speed it can go by the incompressibility of the water in front of us. And this thing blew by us like we were standing still.
“Now, I’m not going to throw anybody else under the bus, but I guarantee you the following happened. A person with knowledge of onboard systems came out and said:
Oh, My God, this god-damn thing is going faster than the speed of sound underwater!!!
“That’s faster than the speed of sound in air. Nothing can move faster than the speed of sound in air underwater because water is incompressible.”
THANKS TO Ross Coulthart. He is a multi-award-winning investigative journalist who has worked more than 30 years with newspapers and television news, including The Sydney Morning Herald in Australia, ABC-TV and 60 Minutes. He’s also an author. His most recent book, “IN PLAIN SIGHT,” is about his UFO investigations. The top segment is a revealing snippet about underwater UFOs from one of his podcast interviews.
These are the events that occurred on March 13, 1997 as uncovered by Michael Tanner and myself: 1. FORMATION OF HOVERING ORBS – First observed in a hexagram pattern at about 7:30 p.m. over the Superstition Mountains area east of Phoenix in the characteristic 8+1(or 2) formation of amber orbs and was next seen in two separate arc patterns with “trailing lights” over Gila River area at about 9:50 and again at 10:00 at the southern edge of Phoenix where they were seen by thousands and videotaped by a handful who had camcorders close enough at hand to catch the fleeting minutes of their displays. These amateur videos have immortalized the orb formations, becoming known around the world as The Phoenix Lights.
These are the very same lights that started the controversy over “flares” and that will be taken up in the next chapter. The last appearance of the hovering orbs of the night was made over a now recognized “hot-spot” of Rainbow Valley arrayed in a “V” formation at about 2:00 a.m. on March 14th (and again appeared on January 14, 1998). 2. “V” FORMATION OF FLYING ORBS – First seen leaving the Henderson-Las Vegas area and entering Arizona at high speed, a V-formation of five to seven orbs, variously seen as bright blue-white to a yellow-white, came through the Prescott Valley area at low altitude by 7:50 p.m., turning south, where by 8:28, were videotaped (displaying their characteristic movement within the formation) at the north end of the valley that comprises the Phoenix metro area.
In an apparent slower mode of flight, the orbs appeared at that point as amber in color as the formation moved along Interstate 10 angling toward Tucson after having been visually seen (not on radar) to intersect air traffic coming in on approach to Sky Harbor International Airport. After hovering for several minutes over a car full of witnesses driving north on I-10 at 65 mph, the formation was then picked up by observers in the Oracle area who reported the orbs’ color as red to red-orange before the formation split up, going in separate directions while skirting the edges of the Tucson metropolitan area. At various points independent of this very specific formation, individual orbs were seen to shoot across the metro Phoenix valley with some moving away from and then re-docking with one or more of the Very Large Objects (VLOs) which came through later in the night.
3. CHEVRON VLO (narrow angle) – Observed first as a “V” formation of five white lights moving slowly and silently toward Prescott Valley from the northwest at about 8:15 p.m., the “chevron” was soon clearly seen as a single object. The huge craft made a pivot turn over the witnesses’ home there while the lights shifted into an arc formation while the lights turned red and then it shot off at blinding speed toward Phoenix. At that time the next set of witnesses in central Phoenix saw the object coming directly toward them (estimated at Mach 2 or 3) while still in the “turbo” mode arc configuration, and then, as if to slow back down again, was seen to change back into a “V” whereupon it cruised silently and slowly right over their heads (only 100 to 200 feet above at 10 or 15 mph). The craft was later seen to zigzag through the valley, even changing altitude at various points and hovering for five minutes at the edge of Sky Harbor before proceeding south (right over the Village Lab building) to Interstate-10.
After following I-10 several miles to Picacho Peak, the enormous craft (estimated at 900 feet or more on each leading edge and more than a mile in length to its “taillights”) hovered once again for 10 to 15 minutes until there was no further track of it. According to Michael, this is a possible docking point for this craft and the giant triangle that followed it down I-10 some fifteen minutes later. This same “chevron” or similar craft was seen traveling east to west over north Phoenix at about 10:50 p.m. 4. BOOMERANG VLO (wide angle) – This “V” formation, consisting of five groups of three lights, was confirmed to be a single huge object by various Prescott-area witnesses, being equivalent to a formation of five 747s flying absolutely lock-step in formation toward Phoenix. The craft was seen to make a southerly turn at about 8:25, once again, in the Prescott Valley area, after first approaching from the northwest.
This VLO was later seen (although not clearly enough to identify) by an America West pilot who called Sky Harbor tower wondering what “those nine lights were”, and an amateur astronomer in Phoenix who wrote it off as a formation of conventional airplanes. It is possible that this craft was the same as the giant triangle(wide angle) described below. 5. TRIANGULAR VLO (narrow angle) – This is the one seen by the family in Chandler. It may be the same Triangle or Deltoid craft seen by others as a wide angle craft. It had definite structure complete with panels in a grid along with lights at each of the three corners and a larger center light. Multiple witnesses confirm its northwest to southeast flight path through the eastern part of the valley with some observers seeing one or more orbs leaving and then re-docking with this VLO at various points.
This particular craft was seen to “split in two” by a resident in Gilbert, south of Chandler. 6. BIG BLACK TRIANGLE (wide angle) – By all accounts the largest of the VLOs in the March 13th parade of craft, this gigantic craft was first seen at close range over north Phoenix between 8:30 and 8:45 where the key witnesses (real estate people who subdivided the area) estimated its size to be as much as two miles wide as its wingtip lights fell over two parallel streets that are 1.8 miles apart. Its flight path brought it low to the ground at this point (less than 2,000 feet) where it was seen to not only have dozens of lights along its leading edges, but also a row of windows wherein the silhouettes of “people” were observed! At some point further south, other witnesses reported that they saw nothing but the row of windows with beings (also in silhouette) as all of the lights were turned off at that point.
By the time the VLO was seen over I-10 south of Casa Grande, however, three large lights were seen to be turned on, one at each corner, with smaller lights on along with the leading headlight. The witnesses here reported that it took them one to two minutes to drive under this immense ship while they were driving at 80 mph! They estimated the width of this VLO to be at least two, possibly three miles wide and big enough for a C5-A Galaxy or “Condor” troop transport (the largest conventional aircraft known) to land upon it! The craft had definite structure to it and the family of witnesses described its color as a flat blue-black like the color of a shotgun barrel. They also reported seeing rectangular “panel-like” structures on the underside of this craft. Another large triangle was seen moving just north of Thunderbird Road at around 10:45 p.m., but the configuration of the triangle was different.
That triangle had a V-cut into its trailing edge to give it a very distinctive look. 7. GIANT DISCOID VLO – Witnessed first by a retired airline pilot, his sons and a friend, and seen coming down Scottsdale Road at about 10:20 p.m., this huge circular craft, featuring amber lights around its perimeter (at an estimated one mile in diameter) was seen to make a purposeful turn toward Sky Harbor at about Camelback Road where it also intersected air traffic before disappearing from view over South Mountain. The corroborating central Phoenix witness, also a former pilot (Vietnam) and retired U.S. Marshal, described how the craft both reflected the city lights on its underbelly and blocked out the stars with its upper half, attesting to its being a single craft of spectacular “mile-wide” proportions. This witness also claimed to have videotaped what he saw from the roof of his apartment building, but his tapes mysteriously disappeared in what may amount to a genuine “men-in-black (MIB)” episode.
This craft may also have docked with the “chevron” craft and cloaked in “visual stealth” mode in its earlier pass through Phoenix at about 8:20 to 8:30, but this is purest speculation. The two craft reappeared (or two similar ones) in June and were photographed together at high altitude over Phoenix by the same witnesses with a 35mm camera while also viewing them with binoculars. A separate set of unconnected witnesses also reported the sighting of a huge discoid craft (bigger than Sun Devil Stadium at ASU) hovering at treetop level right off of the west end of the Sky Harbor runways at between 2:00 and 3:00 a.m. one morning about two weeks before March 13th.
8. MILITARY JET/UFO INTERCEPTION ATTEMPTS – We have to date identified four such events (there may be more) that clearly point to the conclusion that the Phoenix Lights UFO incident of March 13, 1997 was certainly no secret “black ops” or classified military exercise as many people would like to believe. A woman who lives next to Luke Air Force Base in the west part of the valley surfaced to report that at least 6 pairs of jets and as many as 8 were “scrambled” out of the base on the night of March 13th, something she could never recall witnessing before. One researcher called Luke AFB and asked someone who was out on the flight line if anything was seen by base personnel, and, unofficially, he answered that “they” were all over the place. The response from Luke spokesmen and their response to FOIA requests indicate that they were receiving phone calls about the lights, but never scrambled any jets to pursue them.
Witnesses say different. Here are the witness reports: A) Crown King at 5:30 p.m. – A formation of 3 huge “Vs” were seen hovering over this pine-topped mountain and were soon joined by a diamond-shaped or triangular craft which appeared “out of thin air” (at first seen as an amber light). As the four objects were hovering together, two jets were seen to come low from the south (from the direction of Luke AFB) at which point the UFOs went into a “stack”, collapsed upon each other while going “into a ball”, then totally disappeared! This would be called a case of high strangeness. Finding nothing there, the two jets circled the Crown King area and returned in the direction of the base. Similar disappearing acts of formations of “Vs”, one over Lake Mead that afternoon and on March 27th over Elmont, New York were reported to Village Labs after seeing the article published in USA Today. B) Central Phoenix at 8:15 p.m.
– A pair of F-15s were dispatched from Luke AFB to attempt an interception of one or more of the Vs approaching or entering the valley at that time. This was reported to NUFORC by a ground crewman at Luke who stated that the aircraft were equipped with gun cameras and that one of the pilots had to be helped out of his plane because he was so shaken by his encounter. A cursory check revealed that Luke AFB no longer has F-15s in its inventory and only has the F-16 aircraft. However, at one time both were maintained at Luke. Could these F-15s have been visiting aircraft? There is still some attempt to locate the civilian witness who corroborated this story. C) North Phoenix at 9:30 p.m. – One of the witnesses who had earlier witnesses with his wife the giant wide-angle triangle reported that when he was later at home, he saw in the distance what appeared to be the return of the triangle, this time with only three lights on, one at each corner.
As the UFO hovered near the Deer Valley Airport in northwest Phoenix, he saw two military jets approach the triangle, with one jet seen to pass one side of it and the other seen to fly up under it, veering down at the last moment to avoid midair collision. D) Luke AFB at 10:00 p.m. – (The original Event 4 – the first aircraft/UFO encounter to be reported). A truck driver who had been watching two unusual amber lights move ahead of him to the south for fully two hours as he drove down I-17 from Camp Verde, reported that as he neared his destination, a materials plant near Luke AFB, the two UFOs seemed to have stopped their movement and were hovering. Once at the plant, while waiting for his truck to be unloaded, he stood on a pile of materials to watch what were now seen as two identical, toy-top like amber orbs (like hot air balloons without hanging baskets) having a white iridescent sheen and a band of red pulsating light, with the nearest to him being one to two miles distant right near the runway at Luke.
Suddenly, two F-16s, followed by a third, “blasted out of Luke with their afterburners on full”, made a steep bank directly over the witness and headed straight for the nearest UFO. At the moment the lead jets were about to close on the UFO, it shot straight up and disappeared “in an instant” as the jets passed right through the very spot where the object had been hovering. The second UFO also vanished, as it was no longer hovering in the northwest.
Just one day after the public reveal of the above emblem on the official Department of National IntelligenceNIM-Aviation website on September 26, 2022, it was removed. We first learned this from someone who has proved repeatedly to have insider information when he emailed us this message:
“Apparently they took this emblem down this morning (9-27-22). My understanding is they say it was AN UNOFFICIAL release by someone internal to this organization. The significance of this explanation is they do not claim it was a hacker, and that evidently it existed internally.”
When we returned to the NIM-Aviation website, we found that he was right. The emblem with the UFO image had been scrubbed from that website.
Then Phyllis Galde, editor-in-chief of “Fate” magazine, sent us a link to a September 30, 2022 article by Kyle Mizokami in “Popular Mechanics” about the vanished emblem.
Before the emblem disappeared, Mizokami found two versions of it on the NIM-Aviation website. The second one actually has two UFO images within it; one is faint and in the background. Mizokami found it on a message from the “Executive Director” of NIM-Aviation.
I was driving home from work in Fort Macleod Alberta to my house in Lethbridge Alberta, when I came to the top of Monach Couliee which is just north of Lethbridge approx. 10 min. I saw a disc shaped craft flying slowing in the sky just north of the highway. It appeared to be a sky blue with fake camo white clouds scattered roughly around the hull trying to match the existing sky at the time, but it was easy to notice. I grabbed my cell phone from my passenger seat and started recording the craft out the front windshield of my truck. As I continued driving and took another video out the drivers window as the craft was on a northern path away from Lethbridge and I was still heading east. I didn’t stop the truck as I was in a hurry to get home for my Christmas party at my main place of employment as a heavy equipment tech at the western star dealership in Lethbridge.
As the craft flew out of sight of my cell phone camera. I continued driving home. Approx. 5 min later, as I was heading south near Coalhurst Alberta, I noticed 2 sets of 2 fighter jets flying at a high rate of speed in the exact direction the disc craft was heading, I got my phone out fast enough to start recording the second set of 2 jets as they were flying so fast. When I got home to show my wife and my parents the 3 videos, I thought I recorded, only 1 second of all 3 videos was found on my phone. That was the 5th sighting I had that year of craft and strange bright spheres, and 7th total now be in my life. Canada has no air force base south of Lethbridge, so the jets must have been sent from Great falls, Montana. When I was younger my dad worked at CFB Suffield, and we lived in Medicine Hat. The closest Canadian base would be Cold Lake, north of Edmonton with any fighter jets to respond. Hopefully they captured footage of it, of course we probably won’t even find out! NOTE: The above image is CGI.
SAN DIEGO – The International Society for UFO Research (ISUR) has received intriguing information from a former Air Wing Marine once stationed at Miramar Air Station. In November of 1995, a pilot in his squadron, VMFA-212 (F/A-18Cs) had a near-collision with a slender cigar-shaped UFO. Interestingly, the UFO was recorded on the plane’s “Heads-Up Display video” according to this former enlisted Marine who viewed the tape. Excerpts, with names, addresses and phone numbers deleted from several e-mail exchanges between ISUR and the ex-Marine follow. Ex-Marine’s initial description of a “12:00 noon,” November 1995, incident: I was in the Marine Corps. Two of our pilots had just gotten back from a flight. One of them called for intelligence and me (flight scheduling rep). He showed us the Heads Up Display video from the flight.
He was engaging the other pilot in a dogfighting exercise when a “cigar-shaped” object zipped past the F-18. We slowed it down to a crawl, but it was traveling so fast initially that it was a blur even at the speed we viewed. The object came so close to the jet, the pilot thought it would hit him. Later in the video, the F-18 in front is preparing to bank right. Just before he does a glare on the video banks quickly to the left about 2 seconds before either jet made a move. I personally acquired the flight clearance the day before and there should not have been any activity even in the area. However, it was never explained and shortly declassified. Everyone discarded the situation as either a mistake by someone on the ground or a natural phenomenon. According to what the pilot, and the rest of us saw on the video, the object was approximately 12 feet in length and 3 feet wide.
The name of the squadron was VMFA-212 (F/A-18Cs). The video has probably been copied over, deleted or discarded. On February 22 and 23, 1999 several UFOs were reported in the Miramar Air Station area. Thanks to ISUR and board member John Thompson. NOTE: The above image is CGI.
“Three objects appeared beneath the clouds, their color a rather bright red. As they approached the ship they appeared to soar, passing above the broken clouds. After rising above the clouds, they appeared to be moving directly away from the earth. The largest had an apparent area of about six suns. It was egg-shaped, the larger end forward. The second was about twice the size of the sun, and the third, about the size of the sun. Their near approach to the surface appeared to be most remarkable. That they did come below the clouds and soar instead of continuing their southeasterly course is also curious. The lights were in sight for over two minutes and were carefully observed by three people whose accounts agree as to the details.” Source: A sighting by the U.S.S. Supply off of the eastern coast of Korea, as reported by then Lt. Frank H. Schofield, later to become Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet. NOTE: The above image is CGI.
DAVID HALL, a former E-3 Seaman with the U.S. Navy, saw two UFOs that dove into the water and then followed his ship. Here is his report:
“In 1995 while stationed aboard the destroyer USS Hayler DD-997 somewhere in the Bermuda Triangle, we observed two large bright glowing lights in the sky. They trailed along in the clouds following our ship and then descended rapidly into the ocean.
“Then we could see two large round glowing circular crafts as they continued trailing our ship for several minutes before diving deep into the ocean.
“We were ordered to our battle stations and started dropping depth charges (bombs for attacking underwater submarines) for about 10 minutes. Those depth charges are very expensive and we didn’t see any debris surface. Then all clear was sounded. Later we were told that it had been part of our training exercises.”
GREG C. served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years. Here is his report about seeing huge underwater UFOs on five occasions:
“From 1991 to the end of 1996, I was a Sonar Tech on surface ships tracking submarines all over the world. During that time, there were five instances at night when we saw huge lights in the water that we had to report as a‘bioluminescence.’
“Now these were not typical bioluminescence schools of little water bugs. They were as large as our ship and some were two to three times larger. To give you an idea of their size, we were on destroyers that were about 560 feet long and 60-70 feet wide.
“A school of bioluminescent organisms would not all change colors in unison, but what we saw would appear all pale yellow, turning into all blue, turning into all red. And, it would whiz beneath our ship at about 45 knots (51-52 mph).”
Date: January 2000 Location: Off the coast of Hawaii Time: unknown Summary: The USS GG 67 Shiloh (A Ticonderoga class missile cruiser) was patrolling the Pacific Ocean when its radar detected a UFO and visually. The object was disc-shaped resembling two deep saucers placed together, somewhat like a smooth image of the planet Saturn. The disk approached the Shiloh and began circling the ship. This alarmed the command staff and personnel. The order was given to use weapons against the object and several AA-class missiles were shot at the alien craft. The disk was apparently struck and it plummeted to the waters close to the ship. A rescue team transported the disk onboard the Shiloh. The disk was about 8.5 meters in diameter. A slit-like door was opened on the top part of the disk. Inside a crew of two aliens was found. 1 was dead either as a result of the impact or an explosion, the second was taken alive.
The UFO was then placed on the helicopter pod of the Shiloh and transported to a top-secret location in the continental USA. Both humanoids were similar to the so-called grays but not exactly. They were about 1.5 to 1.6 meters in height, with large hairless heads, small noses, and large black eyes with eye-covering lids, small ears, long muscular necks, very high cheekbones and gray-greenish skin tone. An autopsy of the dead alien was conducted onboard the Shiloh by a team of Naval doctors. The second entity died in captivity approximately one month after the crash, he did not submit any information to the authorities. It is believe that the disc was shot down because it had already some technical malfunction onboard and could not defend itself. Source: Colonel Vitaliy Shelepov “Operation Concealment”, Anton Anfalov Lenura Azizova quoting Anonymous US Naval officer. NOTE: The above image is real.
In 2017, my partner (at the time) and I witnessed a black triangle across the road from the Dover AFB twice. On two separate occasions, about 6 months apart. Both times we were traveling South on Rt. 1. First time witnessed it was on the right hand side, hovering above a two story home and it’s surrounding tree-line. Second time witnessed it was hovering at same height on opposite side of road, just outside the bounds of Dover AFB. From afar I mistook it for football stadium lights, both times. It wasn’t until getting closer I could see it was a primary triangle shape (no curves, wings, wheels or insignia) with three bright white lights pointing downward from each corner. My partner at the time and I pulled over to figure out what it was. The craft was darker than the night sky, which struck me at the time, and was completely silent. Craft was a little bigger in diameter than the size of the two story house it was hovering over (40ft~ish). At the distance we were from it (less than 100ft) we should have heard an engine or maybe wind but it was silent. The second time it was too far away to try and hear but could definitely tell it was the same/similar craft. Nobody on the busy highway seemed to notice, both times, despite the craft emitting light as bright as football stadium lights. I painted the craft to the best of my recollection. NOTE: The above image is CGI.
In 1985, near the town of Krasnovodsk, the radar station under the command of Captain Valuev registered the disc-shaped object in size of 1,000 meters! The object was immovable, and sometime later a small disc in size of 5 meters flew out of it and then landed on Krasnovodskaya spit. Patrol boats rushed to that area, but when they reached the distance of 100 meters from the object, it took off and flew one kilometer away. This happened five times. Then the object flew up at a huge speed, reached the bigger disc, which finally flew away spaceward. In the end of the 60s, a secret laboratory of researching “flying objects” was created in the USSR. Among the laboratory”s tasks was researching anti-gravitation, but the research results were made secret. Its testing area was near the town of Kapustin Yar on purpose.
In the end of June of 1971, the military could see over this area a black cigar-shaped flying object floating under the clouds at the altitude of 800 meters. The object was 25 meters long and had about 3 meters in diameter. It had neither stabilizers nor wings nor engines and was moving at the speed of 150 kilometers per hour producing no noise. In 1978, the Soviet Ministry of Defense accepted Network MO program. Special military unit in the town of Mytishi was in charge of collecting data, and newly established “space troops” were designated to fight possible threat from space.
In the beginning of August 1987, five soldiers of Leningrad Military District went to the North of Karelia region on a special mission. They were required to guard the object of unknown origin. It was found on the territory of another military unit near the town of Vyborg. The item was 14 meters long, 4 meters wide, 2.5 meters high. The object had neither doors no hatches, and all attempts to open its hull were unsuccessful. The military tried to break off some object parts but were only able to take some rods from its stern. In the end of September, the object disappeared from the hangar without leaving a trace. NOTE: The above image is CGI.
Ken, it’s the 1st of March 2023, 10:58 PM. I’m located on the East side of Tucson, 5 mile to the south of this location is the local Tucson Military Airforce Base.
I Don’t know why, but I have no doubt that for whatever the reason is that these Entities Are very much attracted to me.
Also, I’ll be the first to admit that at time they scare me very much, as they seem to be getting more aggressive and bolder in their attempts to get closer to me or to just plan be out in the open.
I have my personal beliefs in what I think these crafts and their occupant are and their objectives are. But I want to keep those thought to myself as Everyone can make their own observations and decide what they think they are.
Anyway, they can be aggressive and that’s how they were acting tonight and that’s why there’s only going to be this one shot. As I’m going back inside. Much larger crafts are mid and background of these photo. All that I have done to this photo is to lighten and sharpen it.
Always you friend …… Cheryl Holland
KENS NOTE: Davis–Monthan Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base 5 miles southeast of downtown Tucson, Arizona. It was established in 1925 as Davis–Monthan Landing Field. The host unit for Davis–Monthan AFB is the 355th Wing assigned to Twelfth Air Force, part of Air Combat Command.Wikipedia Cheryl Holland has captured hundreds of high altitude alien craft photos from this location. I feel the Air Force Base is an attraction to these alien craft.
Special thanks to Cheryl Holland. She is an investigator for www.worldufophotos.org. She had submitted hundreds of Alien Craft photos for publication.
I was a Marine stationed at 29 Palms, CA. My MOS (job) was a 1371 Combat Engineer (we built stuff)… Starting 1977 we, 7th Eng Sub Btn, along with the Navy Seabees, were tasked with building the Marine Corps largest airstrip about 5 miles west of “Mainside” base. Once we had started construction, the Marine Corps had us build a “Guard shack” to sleep 4-5 Marines while on Guard Duty. One afternoon, while on duty, I was with 3-4 other Marines. We had just eaten dinner (cans of C-RATS) and were in metal office chairs leaning back against the side of the guard shack looking out across the desert. It was now dusk and getting dark. We sat just staring out over the desert. Suddenly and out of nowhere a red spot appeared. It just sat there, in one spot for “several” seconds. Instantaneously they moved to the right a half mile+/- away. At first, we thought it was a helicopter but no helicopter on the planet moves that fast. It sat stationary for “several” seconds again. We were all leaning back in our chairs against the side of the shack looking out mostly wondering out loud what we thought it was.
Then as suddenly as it had moved to the right, it moved back to its original position and hovered for “several” seconds again. After a few seconds it shot straight up and out of sight in a nanosecond. A red dot one moment and gone the next. Helicopters do not move that fast! What happened next is totally bizarre. We were 5 miles to main side base. We were in the middle of nowhere in the desert and it was now dark. All the “HE” heavy equipment was parked behind the shack. Trucks, dozers, jeeps, etc. If anyone was to try and sneak up on us, we’d see them or hear them. Nobody is going to walk 5 miles in the desert at night to pull off a prank! So, we were sitting there digesting the light when one of the diesel trucks started up. We heard the unmistakable sound of a diesel starting. “WT…?” We all jumped out of our chairs and bolted to the sound.
When we got to the truck it was idling with no one around and there was a small fire next to the truck. If it was other Marines playing a trick, they’d have made themselves known! If it was civilians (kids) they’d have had to know we were there, and they’d have had to ride dirt motorcycles across the desert for several miles and then walk a couple miles. NOT HAPPENING! We saw and heard nothing coming or going. We expected any moment to have some friends jump out of the dark desert and surprise us. Nothing. We were Marines on Guard Duty. No, no drinking and or drugs! Guard Duty is a serious obligation and if you’re caught doing something stupid, you will be punished. I took a screenshot with Google Earth and marked the appx location of the “RED DOT”. If you look at Google Earth, you’ll see Camp Wilson is in the middle of nowhere. In 1977 there was nothing within 10 miles in any direction. I had replied to a post on a video I saw on YouTube several months ago about this incident, and I had a reply from a local saying he has seen similar lights around the base as well over the years. NOTE: The above image is real but from another case file.
On the 4th of December around 12:47pm I was hearing a very loud military jet fly by repeatedly while I was inside. On the 2nd-3rd pass of this jet I decided to go outside and look for it. I knew it was flying by again from the noise getting louder, I couldn’t see it and was looking all over the sky. I noticed a light with strange concave light to the right of it. It floated along my neighbor’s roof line. I was confused to what I was looking at. When all of a sudden, I see the jet appear to my left and out of the sun. I knew it was a B2 stealth bomber turning towards the light I just witnessed. As I am trying to watch both bomber and strange light. I watched this light stop and literally hook up and away and stopped. It could’ve covered miles with a fraction of a second. Also, this light became star size. I knew the bomber was in the same area and just started taking pictures of both things and a few short videos. Anyway, the bomber few off, and did not fly by again. I still watched this light for 10 mins afterwards.
It seems to float around the sky and was very bright. Sometimes completely disappearing and reappearing, there were no clouds. My mind was wondering what I’m witnessing. I watched in total for 10-15mins of this light moving around and disappearing and reappearing. I do have unbelievable pictures and few short clips of everything I just said. I did learn later on that day the B2 stealth bomber was doing a fly over in Philly for a football game. Doesn’t explain what I watched and witnessed with light. By the next day the phone I used to take pictures with was acting up. It would turn off while I was using it and the battery level would drain within an hour. Charging my phone to 100% unplugging it and 25-50% would disappear instantly. I had to swop battery for this to stop.
This case is under investigation by State Section Director Frank Schlesinger of MUFON New Jersey.
National security agencies are studying hundreds of new reports of UFOs, including many that appear to perform maneuvers that are highly advanced, the nation’s top intelligence official reported on Thursday.
In total, 510 “unidentified aerial phenomena” observed in protected airspace or near sensitive facilities have been compiled as of August of last year, according to the report to Congress from the director of national intelligence.
Of those, 366 were gathered since a preliminary assessment was published in 2021 — an increase attributed to a “reduced stigma” around reporting, and a better understanding of the intelligence and safety threats that the phenomena may pose.
More than half of those new sightings — most of which came from Navy and Air Force pilots — exhibit “unremarkable characteristics,” according to the report: 26 were characterized as drones; 163 were labeled balloons or “balloon-like entities”; and six were described as “clutter.”
That still leaves 171 sightings, however, some of which “appear to have demonstrated unusual flight characteristics or performance capabilities,” the report says. Few other details were provided about these unidentified entities, though the report noted that no U.S. aircraft has ever collided with a UFO, and observing them has caused no adverse health effects so far.
The 12-page report, which does not detail when each of the sightings occurred, is an unclassified summary of a secret version that was delivered to Congress and was required by last year’s National Defense Authorization Act.
It is the latest installment in a growing campaign by Congress in recent years to force the military and spy agencies to take the sightings more seriously and better coordinate efforts to study them as a potential national security threat. Lawmakers also want agencies to be more forthcoming with information that has not been shared with oversight committees.
Other top officials have said in recent weeks that they have not uncovered any evidence so far that the unidentified vehicles are otherworldly in origin or indicate the existence of a non-human entity.
But they insist they are keeping an open mind.
“We have not seen anything that would … lead us to believe that any of the objects that we have seen are of alien origin,” Ronald Moultrie, undersecretary of defense for intelligence and security, told reporters at a briefing ahead of the report’s release. “If we find something like that, we will look at it and analyze it and take the appropriate actions.”
“As a physicist, I have to adhere to the scientific method, and I will follow that data and science wherever it goes,” said Sean Kirkpatrick, director of the AARO.
But officials have also insisted that they are just at the beginning of a full-scale effort — drawing on multiple military and civilian agencies and government contractors — to study UFOs.
The DNI report also follows the passage of the National Defense and Intelligence Authorization Act for fiscal 2023, which dedicates 34 pages to aerial phenomena and mandates a series of additional steps for the Defense Department and intelligence agencies.
The latest legislation, which President Joe Biden signed in December, does not refrain from seeking answers to some of the most provocative and hotly debated questions that have swirled around the UFO topic for decades. Those include whether the government or its contractors have been secretly hiding crashed UFOs or whether personnel have suffered health problems after encounters.
It requires the Pentagon and DNI to create a secure system for reporting phenomena without fear of reprisal. That includes calling on people to come forward with any knowledge of retrieved materials from unidentified craft, or any secret efforts to reverse engineer UFO technology.
“We want to make sure service members, and other members of the military, that when they come forward with data and information and videos, that they can accurately give this information without having their careers suffer and being dismissed or disregarded in some way,” Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), a member of the Armed Services and Intelligence committees who has been a leading sponsor of recent UFO legislation, told “The Brian Lehrer Show” on Dec. 21.
The new defense bill also requires the AARO to deliver, within 18 months, a historical record on government UFO efforts dating to 1945, including “any program or activity that was protected by restricted access that has not been explicitly and clearly reported to Congress.”
“That is going to be quite a research project, if you will, into the archives and going backwards in time,” Kirkpatrick said.
Top Pentagon officials also insist they are committed to trying to unearth any buried secrets about UFOs that national security agencies have been accused of shielding even from congressional oversight committees and top officials in the executive branch.
“We are going back and trying to understand all the compartmented programs that this department has had,” Moultrie said.
The newly signed legislation also mandates an intelligence collection and analysis plan to study characteristics, origins and intentions of the vehicles.
Kirkpatrick said the Pentagon office is developing “a focused collection campaign using both traditional and nontraditional sources and sensors.”
That includes building a team of experts from within DoD, at NASA, CIA and other agencies, as well as from the private sector.
“More data will help build a more complete picture and support the resolution of anomalous phenomena,” Kirkpatrick said.
NASA is also stepping up its efforts to assist the overall investigation. The space agency established an independent study team in October, including leading academics, computer scientists, oceanographers, space industry executives and others.
One focus is to determine whether any of its satellites or other space sensors have picked up any UFO activity.
“Our sensor data, looking back at Earth, on this particular satellite, does it have any information that would clarify what that object is as identified by others?” NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said in a recent interview.
The NASA panel is scheduled to issue its own report in July. NOTE: The above image real but from another case file.
Leonard H. Stringfield had been interested in investigating reports of UFO activity since he had his own close encounter on August 28, 1945, while he was attached to the Fifth Air Force in the Second World War. In 1989 he received an astonishing report of a UFO encounter by a “wholly reliable individual”; who had been a high-ranking officer in the US military in the Vietnam War.
It allegedly took place in April of 1972 and involved a group of special-ops US soldiers moving through the Cambodian jungle towards the Vietnamese border in order to track down what they thought was an enemy outpost intercepting classified military signals. However, they were caught off-guard by the shocking sight of a circular object made of some highly reflective material. The body of the bizarre object was so reflective that it effectively worked as a mirror. It was sat on the floor of the clearing in front of them using tripod-like landing gear and was described as having a diameter of roughly 50ft.
A deep humming noise emanated from the landed craft. There were several humanoid figures milling around the object, which were described as having large, hairless heads and wraparound eyes of a deep black coloration. They were engaged in the grotesque activity of systematically loading various human body-parts and naked corpses into what were described as large, metallic bin-like structures before sealing them tight.
The bodies seemed to have been from both sides of the conflict, with Stringfield’s anonymous informant saying that they were “a mixture of what were considered to be Vietnamese and white and black American troops”. The men’s military training came in seriously handy in this truly abhorrent situation, seeing as they instinctively moved behind some nearby foliage for cover and quickly opened fire on the alien entities. A firefight between the aliens and soldiers ensued.
Reeling from otherwordly trauma, the terrified team quickly radioed their camp and explained what had just happened. The members of the team who had come away from the bizarre event without any injuries were quickly flown to a military base in South Vietnam. It was here that they were interrogated by a group of highly suspicious characters who seemed to be intelligence personnel of some kind and warned of the potentially deadly consequences that they would face if they ever went public with their experiences. According to Stringfield’s informant, some of the men were subjected to “deep hypnosis”; for the purpose of creating false memories to bury their real recollections of the confrontation. Although this story may seem extremely sensational, Leonard Stringfield stood by its authenticity until he passed away in 1994. NOTE: The above image is CGI.
Source: Nick Redfern (2014) Close Encounters of the Fatal Kind
Bob McGwier has been a covert intelligence-gatherer for many years. In the video below he relays two stories of USOs, or unidentified submerged objects, while working classified ops.
The first account is while aboard the nuclear submarine USS Hampton while the sub was very deep behind enemy lines. The second encounter was aboard the LCC Blue Ridge Command ship while the ship was in the middle of a raging Typhoon!
One encounter took place in the 90s when the submarine USS Hampton was passed by a USO which traveled under water faster than the speed of sound.
Not only the US Navy encountered USOs, the Russian Navy too. Vladimir Azhazha, former navy officer and a famous Russian UFO researcher, says fifty percent of UFO encounters are connected with oceans. Fifteen more – with lakes. So, UFOs tend to stick to the water.
On one occasion a nuclear submarine, which was on a combat mission in the Pacific Ocean, detected six unknown objects. After the crew failed to leave behind their pursuers by maneuvering, the captain ordered to surface. The objects followed suit, took to the air, and flew away.
“On several occasions the instruments gave reading of material objects moving at incredible speed. Calculations showed speeds of about 230 knots. Speeding so fast is a challenge even on the surface. But water resistance is much higher. It was like the objects defied the laws of physics. There’s only one explanation: the creatures who built them far surpass us in development.”
Navy intelligence veteran, Captain 1st rank Igor Barklay comments: “Ocean UFOs often show up wherever our or NATO’s fleets concentrate. Near Bahamas, Bermudas, Puerto Rico. They are most often seen in the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean, in the southern part of the Bermuda Triangle, and also in the Caribbean Sea.
Another place where people often report UFO encounters is Russia’s Lake Baikal, the deepest freshwater body in the world. Fishermen tell of powerful lights coming from the deep and objects flying up from the water.
In one case in 1982 a group of military divers training at Baikal spotted a group of humanoid creatures dressed in silvery suits. The encounter happened at a depth of 50 meters, and the divers tried to catch the strangers. Three of the seven men died, while four others were severely injured.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that deep-sea sonar signals are kept as official state secrets and the public are banned from accessing data about reported sightings of USO’s.
During a typhoon in 2008, Bob McGwier was on board the USS Blue Ridge aircraft carrier. There, he noticed a massive glowing object flying over the ship. Surprisingly, it covered the entire ship from the rain, reports dailystar.co.uk.
A powerful typhoon hit the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Blue Ridge in the sea near Thailand.
But that wasn’t the only bizarre time he has witnessed unidentified objects.
Speaking to Chris Lehto on his YouTube channel, Bob recalled a huge shape hovering over the USS Blue Ridge in 2008.
He explained: “While we were going from Thailand to Vladavarstark doing port calls in 2008, we went through a typhoon and the typhoon had 90 knot winds and 40/50ft seas.
“I was on the bridge and noticed that even though we were in a typhoon, and it was raining like mad, there was no rain hitting the ship.
“I looked out the window and looked up and could see a glow above us in the sky, it wasn’t very bright, but I could see it.
“Whatever it was, it blocked off the rain from the entire ship from stem to stern.”
Bob described the lights as “yellowish” and appeared to be on a “flat surface”.
As he continued watching, the object “suddenly grew brighter” before taking off “straight up”. As soon as it did, the “rain returned”.
“The logical inference is that it was a gigantic craft that took off,” he concluded.
Over the years, various Navy personnel have reported strange flying objects. In 2016, investigative journalist Jeremy Corbell published a series of videos capturing alleged sightings.
He claimed that about a hundred UFOs were seen flying over nine US Navy warships in a month.
Air Force sergeant Jonathan P. Lovette, was assisting Major William Cunningham in the White Sands missile testing grounds near Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. While searching for scattered debris from a recent rocket test, Cunningham was shocked when he heard a loud scream. Thinking Lovette had perhaps been bitten by a snake, English recounts Cunningham crossed the dune to aid his partner when he purportedly witnessed one of the more bizarre human-extraterrestrial encounters.
Instead of finding Lovette nursing a snake bite, Cunningham, according to English, recounted seeing the soldier being dragged by a long serpentine arm, wrapped around his legs, connected to a silver disk hovering in the air 15 to 20 feet away. Cunningham watched, frozen in horror, as Lovette was pulled inside the craft, which then rose vertically into the sky. The major then stumbled toward his jeep and radioed for assistance.
Security teams arrived and the disturbed Cunningham was confined to the base hospital for observation and treatment after retelling what he believed he witnessed. According to Joseph’s Military Encounters book, base personnel did confirm an unidentified radar contact near Holloman at the time Lovette vanished. The base dispatched search parties into the desert, but it would be three days before Lovette’s nude corpse was discovered—some 10 miles from the site of the alleged abduction. From all indications, the body had been exposed to the elements for 24 to 48 hours. According to English, the report offered no explanation of what might account for the missing third day, and the autopsy performed on Lovette raised more questions than delivered answers.
First question was: Why had Lovette’s corpse been so severely mutilated? His tongue had been cut from the lower portion of the jaw, his eyes gouged out and his anus removed. In the Air Force medical examination report pertaining to the incident, English alleges that the coroner remarked on the apparent surgical skill used to remove the organs—in particular, that the anus and genitalia had been neatly extracted like a plug. Perhaps most puzzling was the fact that the body had been completely drained of blood, but surprisingly, there was no vascular collapse usually associated with death by bleeding.
IN 1947 ADMIRAL BYRD WENT ON A MISSION TO DESTROY THE NAZI GERMAN BASE ( Base 211 ) AT ANTARCTICA.
The picture below, retrieved from Google Earth, is a 40 meters wide cavern in Antarctica, and you may be surprised of what is inside. Keep reading:
The records of this expedition is still Sealed and marked “TOP SECRET”, and no one is supposed to be able to read it. WHY !!! Now, 71 years later – what is to super secret ?? It must be very important for mankind, so they do not want mankind to know. This is one of the best written renditions of what happened at Antarctica, and I am reprinting what I found on: www.bibliotecapleyades.net – – it is an interesting web site. You should visit it.
In 1947, Admiral Richard E. Byrd led 4,000 military troops from the U.S., Britain and Australia in an invasion of Antarctica called “Operation Highjump”, and at least one follow-up expedition.
That is fact. It is undeniable. But… the part of the story that is seldom told, at least in “official” circles, is that Byrd and his forces encountered heavy resistance to their Antarctic venture from “flying saucers” and had to call off the invasion.
This aspect of the story was pushed forward, again, a few years ago, when a retired Rear Admiral, allegedly living in Texas, who had been involved in the “invasion”, said he was “shocked” when he read material from a documentary, entitled “Rire from the Sky”.
He allegedly claimed that he knew there had been “a lot of aircraft and rocket shoot-downs”, but did not realize the situation was as serious as the documentary presented it.
Operation “High Jump”, which was, basically an invasion of the Antarctic, consisted of three Naval battle groups, which departed Norfolk, VA, on 2 December 1946. They were led by Admiral Richard E. Byrd’s command ship, the ice-breaker “Northwind,” and consisted of the catapult ship “Pine Island,” the destroyer “Brownsen,” the aircraft-carrier “Phillipines Sea,” the U.S. submarine “Sennet,” two support vessels “Yankee” and “Merrick,” and two tankers “Canisted” and “Capacan,” the destroyer “Henderson” and a floatplane ship “Currituck.”
A British-Norwegian force and a Russian force, and I believe some Australian and Canadian forces were also involved.
Interestingly, the Pine Island (AV-12), one of the seaplane tenders involved in the expedition, has a rather colorful history. The USS Pine Island, a Currituck Class Seaplane Tender, was laid down, 16 November 1942, at Todd Shipyard Corporation, in San Pedro, California. It was launched, 26 February 1944, and given the commissioned name, USS Pine Island on 26 April 1945.
The ship served through the final months of the Second World War, and the immediate post-war period, but was decommissioned on 1 May 1950 When the Korean War broke out, the ship was re-commissioned, on 7 October 1950, at Alameda, California. She was finally decommissioned, for good, on 16 June 1967 and laid up in the Reserve Fleet.
But… here’s where the story gets interesting… The USS Pine Island was struck from the Naval Register, on an unknown date… Her title was transferred to the Maritime Administration for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet… on an unknown date… and… the ship’s final disposition is unknown… Now… how does one go about “losing” a major surface ship, over 640 feet long, almost seventy feet wide, with a displacement of over 15,000 tons? [see Rejoinder below]
As a federal employee with immediate access to the NDRF (National Defense Reserve Fleet) archives, which are all unclassified, let me provide additional information as it relates to the subject story of 3/15.Mr. Choron states:“The USS Pine Island was struck from the Naval Register, on an unknown date… Her title was transferred to the Maritime Administration for lay up in the National Defense Reserve Fleet… on an unknown date… and… the ship’s final disposition is unknown… “Here’s what I can tell you: PINE ISLAND was delivered to Zidell Explorations in Portland, OR (now Zidell Marine) on 3/7/72 under a standard scrapping contract. Zidell paid $166K for the ship, which would be typical. In 1971 PINE ISLAND was towed to Bremerton to be stripped out by the Navy, which is not uncommon for a ship to be scrapped. The fact that she (nor the other AVs) is not listed on the Naval Vessel Register is strange, but probably just an oversight on the Navy’s part (as is not uncommon). Should you E-mail the nice folks running the NVR today, they would probably thank you for pointing out the ommission and add the missing ships.Now, all this is not a refutation of OPERATION HIGHJUMP; that will be left up to others.
The story, of course, gets stranger, still. The Pine Island is not the only ship involved in “Antarctic Research” or “exploration” to have disappeared. There were numerous others. The question is not so much “how many”, that is fairly well established.
The question is “how and why”… particularly “why”…
On 5 March, 1947 the “El Mercurio” newspaper of Santiago, Chile, had a headline article “On Board the Mount Olympus on the High Seas” which quoted Byrd in an interview with Lee van Atta:
“Adm. Byrd declared today that it was imperative for the United States to initiate immediate defense measures against hostile regions. Furthermore, Byrd stated that he “didn’t want to frighten anyone unduly” but that it was “a bitter reality that in case of a new war the continental United States would be attacked by flying objects which could fly from pole to pole at incredible speeds”.
Interestingly, not long before he made these comments, the Admiral had recommended defense bases AT the North Pole.
These were not “isolated” remarks… Admiral Byrd later repeated the each of these points of view, resulting from he described as his “personal knowledge” gathered both at the north and south poles, before a news conference held for International News Service.
He was hospitalized and was not allowed to hold any more press conferences. Still, in March 1955, he was placed in charge of Operation Deepfreeze which was part of the International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958, exploration of the Antarctic. He died, shortly thereafter… in 1957… many have suggested he was murdered…
So… who was the enemy that owned or flew these flying objects? Germany was apparently defeated, and there was no evidence that the new emerging enemy, Russia, certainly had such superior technologies. They were, like the United States, only on the verge of the “rocket age”, and totally dependent upon technology, and expertise captured from Germany at the end of the War. There was no other known threat could that could account for the United States’ invasion of Antarctica nor for the development of any craft that could fly “fly from Pole to pole with incredible speeds.”
Of course, the Roswell Incident had been in the news the past summer, but… it had been “officially” explained, and hushed up by the time Highjump began.
KENS NOTE: My father Earl Pfeifer was on the Carrier Philippines Sea during this mission to the South Pole in 1947. He served earlier on the attack Carrier Bennington during the Iwo Jima and Okinawa campaign. He never spoke about the High Jump operation.