Published on 11-25-2011 03:54 PM
When the United States Air Force published its first report on the Roswell incident in July 1994, reactions ranged from general acceptance among the mainstream media, to outrage and disbelief from the UFO community. The USAF investigation had been initiated by an enquiry from New Mexico State Representative Steven H Schiff to the General Accounting Office (GAO) (1). The final document, entitled; The Roswell Report: Fact Versus Fiction in the New Mexico Desert, (2) was co-authored by Col. Richard L. Weaver, USAF and 1st LT. James McAndrew, USAFR.
The complete report is now widely available online and has been the subject of intense debate for many years. Charges of “whitewash” or “cover-up” are commonplace, and for many the Mogul hypothesis does not offer a satisfactory explanation for much of the available witness testimony. Col. Weaver, now retired, has kindly agreed to answer a few questions and address some