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Happy Bottom Riding Club

34.865, -117.966 (West of Edwards AFB, CA) The Happy Bottom Riding Club was a dude ranch, restaurant, and hotel operated by aviatrix Pancho Barnes near Edwards Air Force Base in the Antelope Valley of California’s Mojave Desert. Barnes and the club were both featured in Tom Wolfe’s 1979 book, The Right Stuff, and the 1983 […]

Edwards Air Force Base

Located approximately 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Lancaster, California next to next to Rogers Dry Lake, which acts as a natural extension to the runways, and which has the largest compass rose in the world. Location of Chuck Yeager’s flight that broke the sound barrier in the Bell X-1, the flights of America’s first […]

Offutt Air Force Base

Air Force Base near Omaha, Nebraska. Headquarters of the United States Strategic Command, the Air Force Weather Agency, and the 55th Wing. The 55th is a reconnaissance and electronic combat wing. Their motto is Videmus Omnia – “We See All” The only two bombers to ever drop atomic bombs — Enola Gay and Bockscar — […]

Norton Air Force Base

A decommissioned base located in San Bernardino. Now the San Bernardino International Airport. Former site of the Defense Audiovisual Agency (DAVA) established in June 1979 to provide centrally managed audiovisual support to the entire Department of Defense components. Disestablished on September 30, 1985. Links wikipedia: Norton Air Force Base AF Installations, Environment & Logistics, Legacy […]

Nellis Air Force Base

Located in Groom Dry Lake, Nevada aka: Area 51, Dreamland The base, part of the United States Air Force’s Air Combat Command, is located approximately eight miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The total land area occupied by Nellis and its restricted ranges is about 5,000 square miles. Satellite image of the runways: Map of […]

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Near Dayton, Ohio. Site of the Air Force Technical Intelligence Division. The base of Project Blue Book. Allegedly the place where the humanoid alien bodies from the Roswell UFO crash were taken. The location of UFO wreckage itself was allegedly brought and kept under guard for years. Links http://www.wpafb.af.mil/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wright-Patterson-Air-Force-Base

Vandenburg Air Force Base

Located on the central coast of California, Vandenburg occupies a large area around Point Conception — the point where the California coast turns North which is roughly considered the geographic and climatological division between Northern and Southern California. Location of many missile tests, commercial rocket launches, and some space shuttle launches. While trying to convince […]

Gerald Light

According to Mr. Light, he traveled with several witnesses to Muroc (Edwards) Air Force Base on April 15, 1954 to examine five spacecraft. A letter to his friend Meade Layne: Gerald Light 10545 Scenario Lane Los Angeles, California My dear friends: I have just returned from Muroc. The report is true — devastatingly true! I […]

Holloman AFB

Located in in Otero County, New Mexico. Originally founded as Alamogordo Army Air Field in 1942, it was renamed Holloman Air Force Base on January 13, 1948, in honor of the late Col. George V. Holloman, a pioneer in guided missile research. Donald Menzel saw a UFO near here on May 12, 1949 — a […]