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Originally posted by nightwing
This forum just may be somewhat alergic to your reference, as evidenced
by the lack of replies.
Civilians, Not Military Investigate UFOs
By Linda D. Kozaryn
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON -- Mass suicide in San Diego has rekindled
interest in UFOs, but people should not look to the Pentagon
for answers. The military no longer serves as the nation's
Thirty-nine Heaven's Gate cult members reportedly
believed they were leaving their earthly bodies to reawaken
aboard a UFO traveling in the Hale-Bopp comet's wake. In the
past, investigating UFOs was up to the U.S. Air Force.
From 1947 to 1969, Project Blue Book at Wright-
Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, investigated 12,618
sightings. All but 701 were explained. The reminder were
categorized as "unidentified" because they involved sketchy
reports that could not be nailed down, said Pentagon
spokesman Ken Bacon.
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A 1950s report from Roswell, N.M., for example, claimed military officials had recovered alien corpses from a UFO crash site.