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UFO's looking for our Nukes... *EDIT for Poll*

Posted by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 9:01 AM
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Seven former U.S. Air Force personnel gathered in Washington Monday to recount UFO sightings over nuclear weapons facilities in decades past – accounts that a UFO researcher says show extraterrestrial beings are interested in the world’s nuclear arms race and may be sending humans a message.

At a news conference at the National Press Club, the six former officers and one ex-enlisted man recalled either personal sightings or reports from subordinates and others of UFOs hovering over nuclear missile silos or nuclear weapons storage areas in the 1960s, '70s and '80s.

Three of the former Air Force officers – though they hadn’t seen the UFOs themselves - told reporters that UFOs hovering over silos around Montana’s Malmstrom Air Force Base in 1967 appeared to have temporarily deactivated some of the nuclear missiles.

Much of the testimony already has appeared in books, websites and elsewhere. But UFO researcher and author Robert Hastings, who organized the news conference, said the time has come for the U.S. government to acknowledge the UFO visits.

“I believe - these gentlemen believe - that this planet is being visited by beings from another world, who for whatever reason have taken an interest in the nuclear arms race which began at the end of World War II,” said Hastings, who added that more than 120 former military personnel have told him about UFOs visiting nuclear sites.

“Regarding the missile shutdown incidents, my opinion … is that whoever are aboard these craft are sending a signal to both Washington and Moscow, among others, that we are playing with fire – that the possession and threatened use of nuclear weapons potentially threatens the human race and the integrity of the planetary environment,” he said.

Former Air Force Capt. Robert Salas – who has written a book about the Montana incidents – said he was underground when a UFO hovered over his missile silo in March 1967, and therefore couldn’t see it. He said one of his guards above ground told him a red, glowing object about 30 feet in diameter was hovering just above the front gate of the facility, in an isolated area far from Malmstrom.

“And just as I [called my commander], our missiles began going into what’s called a no-go condition, or unlaunchable. Essentially, they were disabled while this object was still hovering over out site,” Salas said.

Salas and others said the military urged them at the time not to talk about the incidents.

Retired Col. Charles Halt recalled seeing UFOs over the woods near Royal Air Force Stations Bentwaters and Woodbridge in eastern England in December 1980. He and security personnel were investigating reports of strange lights just outside one of the bases.

“All through the forest was a bright glowing object,” he said Monday. “The best way I can describe it, it looked like an eye – with bright red, with a dark center. It appeared to be winking. It was shedding something like molten metal, was dripping off it.

“It silently moved through the trees, avoiding any contact, it bobbed up and down, and at one point it actually approached us. We tried to get closer. It receded out into the field, beyond the forest, and silently exploded into five white objects – gone. So we went out into the field looking for any evidence, because something had been apparently falling off it – and we find nothing,” he said.

He recalled subsequently seeing other objects in the sky, including one that stopped about 3,000 feet overhead and “sent down a concentrated beam at our feet.” No one was harmed.

“The best way I can equate it is sort of a laser beam. We stood there in awe. Was this a warning? Was this an attempt to communicate? Was this a weapon? Or just a probe?” he said.

At about the same time, he was hearing radio reports from base personnel that beams from some of the objects were “falling into or near the weapons storage area.”

In a staff meeting later, a general decided “it happened off base, so it’s a British affair,” Halt recalled. “In other words, they were loathe to get involved.”

The Air Force investigated UFOs from 1948 to 1969 under a program eventually called Project Blue Book. The service, on its website, says the project concluded that “no UFO reported, investigated, and evaluated by the Air Force has ever given any indication of threat to our national security.” It also says there has been "no evidence that sightings categorized as 'unidentified' are extraterrestrial vehicles."

Salas said the UFO phenomenon “is real, not imaginary.”

“There is current excessive secrecy in our government surrounding this phenomenon,” he said.

A reporter asked how many of the former military personnel subscribed to Hastings’ theory that the message of extraterrestrials is that humans should get rid of nuclear weapons, and how many of them believed that we should get rid of nukes. Of the seven, it appeared that only Salas raised his hand.

http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/09/27/ufos-showed-interest-in-nukes-ex-air-force-personnel-say/?iref=NS1


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survivorinohio
by René on Sep. 28, 2010 at 9:07 AM

I posted this, nobody wanted to talk about it lol.

I dont know if I even believe we have had close encounters,  I have heard of sightings that seemed very believable but this seems a bit out there.

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rnjMOM
by Rachel on Sep. 28, 2010 at 9:09 AM

dang it! lol! I went through 3 pages making sure I didn't repost something!

I read it and was thinking "either these guys are looney toons or serious"...

VeggieMuslima
by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 11:14 AM

I saw this on the news! They looked completely serious. I'm not sure what my stance is on life on other planets yet.

OhiogirlinCali
by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 11:57 AM

For me, it's like ghosts.  Are aliens and ghosts out there?  Probably, but I sure as hell don't want to know for sure... lol....

TTWWBB
by Bronze Member on Sep. 28, 2010 at 12:50 PM

I have a number of pilot friends from my time in the Coast Guard and Air National Guard...very reasonable, sane, logical people all of them and each one has seen at the very least one UFO.  It isn't something that they are really willing to run and report (although two of them did)...but sitting around with friends they'll talk about it openly.  I've seen a strange blue ball shaped ball bounce oddly across the sky a few years ago up on our mountain...no clue what that thing was.  Pretty though.  I think there is life out there, but no idea how developed it is.  I would think if we have aliens visiting us now if they were bad guys they would have done us in by now.  It's a mystery I would love to see solved in my lifetime.

DVD
by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 12:52 PM

To think that we are so damn special to be the only intelligent life forms in this whole universe is arrogant and absurd. If we are the best there is that makes me very very sad.

geekymommy2019
by on Sep. 28, 2010 at 12:57 PM

I agree. It seems impossible that we could possibly be the only intelligent life there is, or has been in this vast universe.

Quoting DVD:

To think that we are so damn special to be the only intelligent life forms in this whole universe is arrogant and absurd. If we are the best there is that makes me very very sad.


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CatRose15
by Cat on Sep. 28, 2010 at 1:02 PM

the law of averages says that with how many billions of planets there is no way we have the only planet with life.  Perhaps not what we deem intelligent life, but life of some type.  Who knows, maybe they are more intelligent, maybe less - maybe earth is destined to be the planet who strikes out to take over the other inhabitable planets and colonize them.  Lord knows that people have a history of expansion and colonization - so it's not like this would be a first for us. 

Quoting geekymommy2019:

I agree. It seems impossible that we could possibly be the only intelligent life there is, or has been in this vast universe.

Quoting DVD:

To think that we are so damn special to be the only intelligent life forms in this whole universe is arrogant and absurd. If we are the best there is that makes me very very sad.



I am a: vaccinating; pro-choice; organic food eating; full-time working; single mom


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Bennett121
by Bronze Member on Sep. 28, 2010 at 1:06 PM
They are probably watching us and seeing how awful we are. They have decided to wait for us to kill ourselves so they can move here when we are gone. They might have landed and talked to us but they saw our weapons and got scared.
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