D. Randle has, for more than twenty years, studied the
UFO phenomenon in all its various incarnations. Training
by the Army as a helicopter pilot,
and by the Air Force as both an intelligence officer and
a public affairs officer, provides Randle with
a keen insight into the operations of the military, their
investigations of UFOs, and into a phenomenon that has
puzzled people since the beginning of the modern era.
educational background is as varied as his military experience.
As an undergraduate at the University
he studied Anthropology.
Graduate work included Journalism,
Psychology and Military Science at the University of Iowa,
California Coast University and American Military University.
He has both a Masters and a
Doctoral degree in Psychology and a second Masters degree
in the Art of Military Science.
his investigations, Randle has traveled the United States
to interview hundreds of witnesses who were involved in
everything from the Roswell,
New Mexico UFO crash of 1947, to the repeated
sightings of UFOs over Washington, D.C. in 1952,
to the latest of the abduction cases. Randle was among
the first journalists to have the opportunity to review
the declassified files of the Air Force's UFO study, Project
Blue Book, among the first to report on
animal mutilations, and among the first to report on alien
abductions. His articles on the Pat
Roach abduction of 1973 was the first to
report that the beings had come into the house and the
first to report humans working along side the aliens.
1988, he published The October
Scenario about alien abductions. In 1989, he
wrote The UFO Casebook,
an in-depth look at some of the biggest UFO cases in the
last fifty years. In 1991, his UFO
Crash at Roswell, co-authored with Donald
R. Schmitt, was published, which provided
the ground work for the ShowTime feature Roswell.
The Truth about the UFO Crash
at Roswell was published in 1994. A
History of UFO Crashes was published in 1995.
In 1997, the published Conspiracy
of Silence about the cover up of UFOs and Project
Blue Book - Exposed which was an examination
of the official Air Force investigation. The theme of
those two books, an examination of the cover up, was continued
in 1998's Project Moon Dust.
Russ Estes, a California documentarian, Randle wrote Faces
of the Visitors, which was an examination of
the reports of contact with the crews of the flying saucers.
They also produced a video version of that book. Estes
and Randle teamed with Dr. William P. Cone, a California
clinical psychologist, to write the highly controversial
The Abduction Enigma.
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