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Marine vet claims his unit saw hovering UFO being loaded with weapons US forces who threatened them at gunpoint in Indonesia in 2009

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He claims that his six-man unit stumbled across a hovering octagonal craft and they were threatened at gunpoint by unmarked US forces at the scene. A rendering of the scene is above
A former Marine claims he and five comrades saw a flying saucer being loaded with weapons while serving in Indonesia in 2009 - and was threatened at gunpoint by unmarked US forces at the scene.

The wild story comes after an Air Force whistleblower from the government's UFO office joined growing numbers of intelligence officials claiming the US has recovered and is even reverse-engineering crashed or landed 'non-human' spacecraft.

Michael Herrera was a 20-year-old rifleman sent on a Navy humanitarian mission during the 2009 Sumatra earthquake and tsunami that devastated the region.

In an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com, he claims that while guarding an airdrop of aid supplies outside the city of Padang in October that year, his six-man unit stumbled across a hovering octagonal craft in apparent use by clandestine US forces.

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US has 12 or more alien spacecraft, say military and intelligence contractors

Sean Kirkpatrick

Sean Kirkpatrick, the Director of the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO), which the Department of Defense has tasked with studying UFOs
In April, the director of the Pentagon's new program for studying UFOs said he had seen no evidence of alien spacecraft. "I should also state clearly for the record," said Sean Kirkpatrick, the Director of the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO), "that in our research, AARO has found no credible evidence thus far of extraterrestrial activity, off-world technology, or objects that defy the known laws of physics."

The statement, which was part of a hearing on the topic, generated headlines around the world. "UFO sightings are up," noted Politico, "but no proof of aliens yet, Pentagon official says." Wrote News Nation, "UFO Chief: No 'credible evidence' of extraterrestrial activity."

But on Monday, an Air Force whistleblower contradicted the Pentagon's claim, telling The Debrief and News Nation that the U.S. government is in possession of "quite a number" of alien spacecraft. "I thought it was totally nuts," David Grusch said. "I thought at first I was being deceived."

But, Grusch said, he soon learned that United States government possessed "quite a number" of different kinds of non-human vehicles. "I have plenty of current and former senior intelligence officers who came to me — many of whom I knew almost my whole career — [and] who confided in me."

Comment: Here's Shellenberger on The Hill:

More on the Grusch story:


Former Chief Scientist for Air Force Space Command vouches for UFO whistleblower's integrity

David Charles Grusch

David Charles Grusch
In a show of support, Jim Shell, the former Chief Scientist for Air Force Space Command (now known as the U.S. Space Force), has lent his voice to the integrity of former senior intelligence official, David Grusch, in the wake of his recent astonishing claims relating to Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena (UAP).

Grusch's allegations, which centre around deeply covert programs purportedly holding retrieved intact and partially intact craft of non-human origin, have found an ally in Shell, further amplifying the gravity of these extraordinary revelations.

In a LinkedIn post referencing a recent bombshell article published by The Debrief, which delves into Grusch's allegations, Shell stated:
'I will vouch for the integrity of Dave Grusch!'
Of interest, Shell did not publicly rule out claims that materials of non-human origin are held by the U.S. government, its allies, and defense contractors (made by Grusch within the article), adding:
'Getting to the bottom of this is elusive and problematic, to say the least.

'I will assert no matter the conclusion of extraterrestrial materials or not, the DoD and IC security apparatus is in trouble and unwitting accomplices are fostering an abusive system.'
Such comments may be in reference to claims by Grusch that information about such programs has and continues to be illegally withheld from Congress, and that he suffered illegal retaliation for his confidential disclosures to the Congress and the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community.

Comment: See also: Intel Officials Say US Has Retrieved Craft of Non-Human Origin.


Las Vegas police spot suspected UFO — and residents claim to see aliens

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Still shot from an Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department body cam April 30, 2023
Could this be the real deal?

Body-cam footage from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department captured a suspected UFO soaring across the night sky before a nearby resident called in a report of something "100% not human" on their property, local TV channel 8 News Now reported.

A Vegas officer's camera picked up the object at about 11:50 p.m. on April 30, and, according to the American Meteor Society, its flash was seen as far as Utah and California.

Approximately 39 minutes after, another man — who lives about 80 miles from Area 51 — made a chilling call to 911, saying that there were two unknown entities in his backyard after he and his family saw a similar object fall from of the sky.



Intel Officials Say US Has Retrieved Craft of Non-Human Origin

David Charles Grusch

David Charles Grusch
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 been illegally 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.

Comment: The US DoD is, slowly-slowly, opening up on "UAPs" (formerly known as UFOs). Prepare yourself for the biggest mind-job in the history of the human species. Watch, listen and, most importantly, don't believe a word you see or hear.


NASA task force to hold first meeting on UFO study

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A NASA panel formed to study "unidentified anomalous phenomena" is holding a press conference on Wednesday to discuss its preliminary findings after months of work.

The space agency launched last year an independent study team consisting of 16 widely varied experts to research what it calls "unidentified anomalous phenomena," perhaps more commonly known as unidentified flying objects. NASA will live broadcast the four-hour conference starting at 10:30 am EDT through the NASA website.

Comment: NASA panel to offer insights on years of data collection:
An independent team of 16 scientists are due to report their findings in a report by the end of July, with today's working meeting a forum for its final deliberations.

Astrophysicist David Spergel, chair of the study, said in livestreamed remarks:
"The current existing data and eyewitness reports alone are insufficient to provide conclusive evidence. One of the lessons we've drawn is the need for more high quality data and data that is, measured with well calibrated instruments, multiple observations, and there's a need for high quality data curation."
There have been more than 800 events collected over 27 years, of which 2% to 5% are thought to be possibly irregular, said science journalist Nadia Drake, part of the study.
"These are defined as anything that is not readily understandable by the operator or the sensor, or something that is doing something weird."


Investigation launched into Missouri nun's body uncorrupted after 4 years

Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster
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The uncorrupted body of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster, founder of the Benedictine Sisters of Mary, Queen of the Apostles.
The body of a Benedictine nun has remained uncorrupted for four years following her burial.

Leaders in the Catholic Church contacted Rome and commissioned an investigation into the situation after the remains of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster were exhumed last week.

Lancaster's corpse appears to show little sign of degradation or rotting despite having been buried in 2019 — a phenomenon considered a possible sign of sainthood in Catholicism.

Her body was not embalmed before her burial and her casket was made of simple wood without an exterior layer.

David Hess associate professor in the Salt Lake Community College mortuary science department told Catholic News Agency that the deceased nun's pristine condition is hard to explain.

"If the body was not embalmed, and it was still intact after four years, that one kind of throws me," he told CNA. "I would have expected the body to be decomposed, maybe not all the way down to bone, but at least severely decomposed."

Comment: USA Today adds some background on Sister Wilhelmina and the crowds that have come to view her body:
At age 13, Mary Elizabeth Lancaster (who took the name Wilhelmina when she made her vows) wrote to the Oblate Sisters of Providence in Baltimore seeking permission to join, "but she was too young (so) she had to wait a little bit longer," according to the Catholic News Agency. At age 70, she founded the order of sisters, a group that's well known for their chart-topping Gregorian chant and classic Catholic hymn albums.

For those who wish to see the body, the monastery advises visitors to bring folding chairs and umbrellas for waiting.

"There are thousands of people coming," the monastery's website says. "Please note that you will still be able to see Sister's body and touch relics of her habit and take dirt from her grave after the morning of the 29th, at which point she will be placed in the glass shrine in our church."
For more on the rare phenomenon of incorrupt bodies of Catholic and Orthodox saints, see here.


Stanford professor says aliens have been on earth 'a long time'

Garry Nolan UFOs
During the "Pentagon, Extraterrestrial Intelligence and Crashed UFOs" session at the Salt iConnections conference on May 22 in New York City, a Stanford University professor of pathology at the college's medical school named Garry Nolan said extraterrestrials have been on earth "a long time."

In video from the event, the moderator, Alex Klokus, asked Nolan if he thought extraterrestrials have visited earth and Nolan said, "I think you can go a step further — it hasn't just visited, it's been here a long time, and it's still here."

Nolan continued, "You know, people talk about the 'Wow! signal' looking for extraterrestrial intelligence. The 'Wow! signal' is that people see it on an almost regular basis, that's the communication that's already here."

Comment: See also:


Footage surfaces of 'UFO' over US military base

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© YouTube/Jeremy Corbell
Mystery object • Camp Wilson US Marine Corps base -Twentynine Palms, California • April 2021
The object reportedly hovered for about 10 minutes before vanishing...

US podcast hosts Jeremy Corbell and George Knapp have obtained video clips and a still image purporting to show a massive unidentified flying object (UFO) that hovered over a California military base in April 2021 before quickly disappearing from view of the 50 Marines who reportedly witnessed the incident.

The object was black and triangular and had five red lights along its edges, according to Tuesday's episode of the 'Weaponized' podcast. It hovered for about 10 minutes over Camp Wilson, the world's largest US Marine Corps training base, then vanished without a trace after troops began shooting flares into the sky to illuminate the alleged craft.

Marines were "baffled" by the UFO, which "appeared out of nowhere," one of the witnesses told Corbell.
"With the picture I took with a black triangular shape underneath the lights, it's definitely not any type of flare thing or illumination rounds."

Comment: See also: US: Military jets chase UFO over Arizona town


Alleged UFO spotted in broad daylight near the Moon

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Images from a video posted on Tik Tok May 14, 2023
Unidentified flying objects have been spotted floating near the moon in footage posted to TikTok, a user has claimed.

At least two white aircraft, one of which was notably smaller than the other, can apparently be seen in the video.

"What is this object near the moon?" TikTok user LaryLoo (@laryloo) asked in the description of the clip, which has nearly five million likes.

The devices come into view as the cameraman zooms in on a shot of the celestial body taken in broad daylight. Although one aircraft appears to remain static in the roughly 30-second video, a smaller object can be seen disappearing behind the Moon.

It is unclear where the video was taken and if it may have been modified.