reply to post by BuddyMclean
I had a similar experience when I was in the military as well.
I was in the Air Force. Currently I am an engineer in the aerospace industry. I have been working with top of the line advanced aircraft for the last
15 years. I have built planes, repaired them, deployed with them, helped design them, etc... For the last 10 years I have been in the advanced R&D
field working on planes some people have never even seen. Last I have also been through air traffic control school (ATC). This is not to brag but to
lend credibility to the following story >>
Myself and 8 other uniformed gentlemen were out on a training mission in the desert just outside of Area 51 in Nevada (very close). It was a Wednesday
night close to midnight...I believe it was around 2340hrs. The guys went out behind our field Intel Center to have a smoke. I don't smoke but went
outside to enjoy the cold desert air (upwind).
While they were all chatting away I was checking out the Nevada mountain range in the moonlight and enjoying the silence. All of a sudden just where
I was looking to the North North-West was a very bright light. Completely white with no color. As I watched it I was thinking it was a Spec Ops team
on a SAR training mission just over the ridge. Then it started to get strange.
As I was trying to figure out what 'they' were doing out there the light kept bugging me. It was the brightest spotlight I had ever seen and the
other problem was it was not moving at all and dimming. You can all picture this...when you shine a flashlight directly at a person they see a very
bright beam but when you move the angle of that light just a few degrees in the horizontal or vertical axis the light seems to dim from the
perspective of the viewer. This is due to the angle o the reflector in the light no longer focusing all the light in the persons direction any longer
so he sees a less cumulative light.
While I was watching this light up on top of the mountain range it did not dim....ever. This means that the light would have to have been pointed
directly at us the entire time from a significant distance. This is important later.
The light was just hovering above the mountain top which has a very long horizontal peak going for miles. The hovering is why I thought it was a Spec
Ops team because they (SAR) were the only ones operating choppers in the area.
All of a sudden another light appears right next to the first one. I'm thinking ..Ok here is another chopper. Then it occurs to me that there is NO
SOUND. Not one little peep. You can imagine the middle of the desert at night. Its very quiet. Sound also travels much further on a cold night which
is a worry for Spec Ops in general. I'm watching these two hovering objects above the ridge and there is no sound. I thought that was very curious
but didn't think much more of it.
THEN...all of a sudden these lights start to rotate around each other slowly in the counter-clockwise direction from our perspective to the South-East
of the objects. Right then I knew these were NOT choppers. There is no way in hell they would be doing circles around each other vertically at that
proximity to each other. In fact they wouldn't be playing kids games like that at all. That is when I pointed to the guys and said exactly what
everyone else here would say "Hey guys...what the hell is that !?" They all turned and saw the same thing. Two very bright lights which did not dim
rotating in the sky above the mountain. I said "Holy #...those aren't shoppers what the hell are they?" No one knew. Then I pointed out there was
no sound and they didn't hear anything either. There were no sorties (military flights) that night... This mountain range was about 5-10 kliks from
our POS. The other side of which is the Area 51 range within the military restricted airspace for the Nevada Test Range.
Right then it occurred to me all the stories for that area may be true. Although due to the location I assumed these were 'our' birds...I still do
for some reason but I can tell you I have not seen or heard of such tech in the industry save one time. I used to work at Boeing Phantom Works which
is like Lockheed Skunkworks. I heard a Lockheed Engineer refer to some tech as literally out of this world and would not say more. I didn't know what
he meant at the time but realized it way later.
Then I had a weird flashback. Apparently I had seen another craft before that and did not have memory of it until now. I think I know why this is but
I'll go into that later. This craft I had to look up UFO pictures to describe. It looks like a childs top sort of. It was sort of disc shaped but
stretched out above and below like an older tow where you push a threaded rod on the top of a 'top' and it spins the thing for you. This was a truly
unbelievable color though. This will sound like I was tripping but it was literally all kinds of colors and they were moving around the object as it
flew. I'm thinking it was not the actual color of the object but rather an effect. Possibly some massive EM causing the light to bend and reflect
various colors as if the spectrum of light expanded around this thing. I cannot describe it better than that.
I now know why I cannot remember this incident until the next one happened. The have been psychology experiments done where a guy in a gorilla suit
will walk through a crowded gymnasium busy with activity. The viewers are asked to describe what they saw afterwards. More than half the people will
not report seeing the guy in the gorilla suit. Then they watch it again and it is plain as day. This is why I think I don't remember it until now.
The eyes receive an immense amount of data and the brain filters out 90% of it. I can definitely remember being completely freaked out by that one
now. I knew this was not a man made craft..no way. The thing was huge...the size of a large blimp but not as long and it hovered and moved slowly with
no sound once again. There was an odd hum though. Like a low level wavering hum at low frequency. This one was so strange I must have blocked it out
So..that's my military 'UFO' experience. No..we did not report it are you kidding? We were thinking it was a TS craft we owned anyway and reporting
that means all kinds of debriefing and security crap...forget it. We just went about our business with a strange story for a later date. And I can
tell you I am a fairly solid expert as far as aircraft go..
I've not seen anything like it before and only once afterwards a couple days later during the day. That was another strange sighting but we assumed
it was the same craft. This time it was not super bright but was illuminated. It was hovering in one spot then would just disappear and then reappear
a few seconds later a mile away from the original position in the horizontal. Then it would repeat that about ten times and finally completely
Of course this is all strange as hell. I would not and didn't report to anyone on this until now. It would have been pointless except for anecdote
and still is really. You don't have to believe me I really don't care I get nothing out of this save telling a weird story. I still think this is
probably advanced tech we own but I can't speculate where the hell we got it from or who would have figured it out. I definitely have not seen any of
this tech in the industry and believe me we would be ALL over that because it would be immensely useful. Can't say anything more than that because I
don't know any more.