Former Air Force Sergeant To Reveal UFO Encounter

Military personnel, scientists, reporters and others meet in Eureka Springs to uncover the truth about UFO's and other unexplained phenomena.
By: Ken Rundel
April 2, 2010 - PRLog -- (EUREKA SPRINGS, AR) – In July, 1979, John Burroughs was in the U.S. Air Force, a base security officer at RAF Bentwaters, 80 miles northeast of London, England. On December 26, 1980, Sgt. Burroughs’ life was forever changed when he and several other base personnel had an encounter with a UFO at the perimeter of the airbase. After almost three decades of not remembering what he experienced, he has been working with researcher Linda Moulton Howe in an effort to recover those lost memories and experiences.
At the 22nd Annual Ozark UFO Conference here April 9-11, Burroughs will tell his story as a first-hand witness to an event of high strangeness that still has new revelations.
   Burroughs is one of nine speakers at the conference, which begins with registration at 8 a.m. April 9 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. Presentations start at 1 p.m. that day and conclude April 11 at noon.
   Howe is a graduate of Stanford University with a Masters Degree in communication. She has devoted her documentary film, television, radio, writing and reporting career to productions concerning science, medicine and the environment. Ms. Howe has received local, national and international awards, including three regional Emmys, a national Emmy nomination and a Station Peabody award for medical programming. Linda will discuss new revelations in the UK Bentwaters case and will introduce Burroughs.
Other featured speakers include Stephen Bassett, a political activist, commentator, columnist, and executive director of the Paradigm Research Group. Bassett advocates “ending the 62-year government imposed truth embargo regarding an extraterrestrial presence engaging the human race.”
James Clarkson, a retired police sergeant with a career of 25 years in criminal investigation, addresses the conference April 10 at 9 a.m. For over 23 years he has been a member of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON,) the world's largest civilian UFO scientific research organization. James will discuss the story of someone who is a key corroborating witness to the UFO cover-up.
Richard Dolan has a graduate degree in history from the University of Rochester and has published many articles and spoken at conferences around the world. Part of his presentation will deal with the destruction of our political liberties as a result of the UFO cover-up. He has also speculated on the possible nature of the non-humans themselves and what their presence here means for our civilization. He will also discuss the second of his historical trilogy, UFOs and the National Security State: The Cover-up Exposed, 1973-1991 published in 2009.
Debbie Jordan-Kauble was the central figure in Budd Hopkins’ Intruders, the Incredible Visitations at Copley Woods, using the pseudonym “Kathy Davis” to protect her young family. In 1992 she revealed her true identity and co-authored The Story of the Intruders Continues. April 11 at 9 a.m. she will share how her life has unfolded over these past 27 years.
Jim Marrs is a native of Fort Worth, Texas and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of North Texas. He has written several best selling books including Alien Agenda, Rule by Secrecy, The Rise of the Fourth Reich, The War on Freedom and Above Top Secret. He has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, CSPAN, the Discovery, Learning and History Channels, The Larry King Show, Coast-To-Coast AM, and numerous national and regional radio and TV shows. He will discuss the current and future state of UFOlogy April 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Nick Pope ran the British Government's UFO project at the Ministry of Defense. Initially skeptical, his research and investigation into the UFO phenomenon and access to classified government files on the subject soon convinced him that the phenomenon raised important defense and national security issues. He is recognized as a leading authority on UFOs, the unexplained and conspiracy theories. He will explain why and how the Ministry of Defense investigated UFOs and what conclusions were drawn.
Jeff Wilson received a Master’s degree in General Science from Eastern Michigan University. He is director and co-founder of the Independent Crop Circle Researcher’s Association. He has been investigating crop circles that have been reported in the U.S. since 1996 and has visited well over 100 during the past 12 years. April 9 at 1 p.m. he will discuss some interesting correlations between crop circles and Native American culture.
The conference concludes Sunday at 11:15 a.m. with an address by the man who organized the first Ozark UFO Conference more than two decades ago. Bill Pitts will briefly reflect on the origin and early days of the conference. He will then speak on the topic, “Project Blue Book Remembered”
Three-day registration fees for the conference are $50 per person in advance, and $70 at the door. Daily registration fees, available only at the door, are: Friday only: $25; Saturday only: $40; and Sunday only: $15. To register, or for more information, go to, email, or call 479-981-0353 between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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