Caption Reads RAAF Captures Flying Saucer On Ranch In Roswell Region 1947
 
"Fort Ritchie - UFO Sighting"

Transcribed To Text
By Paul of www.ufocrashsite.com

                                      N M C C
                          THE NATIONAL MILITARY COMMAND CENTER
                                Washington DC 20301

                                                            30 July 1976
                                                            0545 EDT

MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD

Subject: Reports of Unidentified Flying Object (UFOs)

1. At approximately 0345 EDT, the ANMCC called to indicate
they had received several reports of UFO's in the vicinity
of Fort Richie. The following events summarize the reports
(times are approximate).

      a. 0130 - Civilians reported a UFO sighting near
Mt. Airy Md. This information was obtained via a call
from the National Auronautics Board (?) to Fort
Richie Military Police.

      b. 0255 - Two seperate patrols from Site R reported
sighting 3 oblong objects with a reddish tint, moving
east to west. Personnel were located at seperate locations
on top of the mountain at Site R.

      c. 0300 - Desk Sgt at Site R went to the top of the
Site R mountain and observed a UFO over the ammo storage
area at 100-200 yards altitude.

      d. 0345 - An Army Police Sgt on the way to work at
Site R reported sighting a UFO in the vicinity of Site R.

2. ANMCC was requested to have each indivisual write a
statement on the sightings. One individual stated the object
was about the size of a 2 1/2 ton truck.

3. Based on a JCS memorandum, subject: Temperature Inversion
Analysis, dated 13 November 1975, the NMCC contacted the Air
Force Global Weather Central. The Duty Officer, LTC OVERBY,
reported that the Dulles International Airport observations
showed two temperature investions existed at the time of the


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Subject: Reports of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs)

alleged sightings. The first extended from the surface to
1,000 feet absolute and the second existed between 27,000
and 30,000 feet, absolute. He also said the atmosphere
between 12,000 and 20,000 feet was heavily saturated with
moisture. A hard copy message will follow.


                                           (Signature)
                                           L.J LEBLANC, Jr
                                           Brigadier General, USMC
                                           Deputy Director for
                                           Operations, NMCC

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Sources --
---------- http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/foi/ufo/assort1.pdf (Page 35)
---------- http://www.defenselink.mil/pubs/foi/ufo/assort1.pdf (Page 36)

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