The genial prolocutor and voice of California MUFON Radio, Lorien Fenton walks through the protocol for a UFO sightings field assignment with researcher Jeremy Ray.
was only 20 when he found himself among the NATO forces fighting in the Kosovo War in 1999, at the time just about the most dangerous spot on the planet. Ray’s job of protecting ethnic Albanians against Yugoslav forces who tried to practice “ethnic cleansing” led him to Kosovo’s capital city of Pristina, and that’s where he saw them. Four balls of red light hovered over the city, then swooshed away at high speed. Ray’s unit commander, a lieutenant, had him fill out a report of the sighting. “They took it very seriously,” he said. And that wasn’t Ray’s first sighting. Three years earlier, when he was a high school student in his hometown of Victoria, he and several of his neighbors witnessed a bright light hovering over the rooftops. “The grownups were all freaking out,”he said. After that sighting, Ray said he “had my nose in books all the time” to further his knowledge about the UFO phenomenon. “I’d known something was going on,” he said. But it was his later experience in Kosovo that made him realize his future would involve the investigation of whatever was up there. For the past two years, Ray has been a field investigator for MUFON (the Mutual UFO Network)…
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