Firstly Frank Warren's website, “The UFOChronicles” recently posted some more information regarding the infamous (alleged) Malmstrom AFB Missile UFO Incident of March 1967 and -as has apparently happened before- removed a VERY valid comment relating to the veracity of the claims:
Former Boeing Engineer, Robert Kaminski Confirms UFO Activity at Echo Flight Missile Launch Control Facility in 1967 (Friday, September 10, 2010)
Excerpt: Letter To Jim Klotz - By Robert Kaminski (2-1-1997)
“Since this was a field site peculiar incident, a determination was made to send out an investigation team to survey the LCF [Echo Launch Control Facility] and the LFs [Launch Facilities, or silos] to determine what failures or related incidents could be found to explain the cause. The team was made up of qualified engineers and technicians headed by scientific person who was a glaciologist. There were about 5 persons in all that were sent out. After a week in the field the team returned and pooled their data. At the outset the team quickly noticed a lack of anything that would come close to explain why the event occurred. There were no significant failures, engineering data or findings that would explain how ten missiles were knocked off alert. This indeed turned out to be a rare event and not encountered before. The use of backup power systems and other technical system circuit operational redundancy strongly suggests that this kind of event is virtually impossible once the system was up and running and on line with other LCF's and LF's interconnectivity.
[After months of investigation,] the team met with me to report their findings and it was decided that the final report would have nothing significant in it to explain what happened at E-Flight. In other words there was no technical explanation that could explain the event. The team went off to do the report. Meanwhile I was contacted by our representative at OOAMA (Don Peterson) and told by him that the incident was reported as being a UFO event—That a UFO was seen by some Airmen over the LCF [sic] at the time E-Flight went down.
Subsequently, we were notified a few days later, that a stop work order was on the way from OOAMA to stop any further effort on this project. We stopped. We were also told that we were not to submit the final engineering report. This was most unusual since all of our work required review by the customer and the submittal of a final Engineering report to OOAMA.”
Source: The UFO Chronicles
The person who posted the comment was a Mr James Carlson who has earlier stated that on March 16, 1967, his father was on watch with Walt Figel at Echo Flight, shortly after he awoke from his sleep period, and during the time Figel was debriefing him on the mundane events of the previous night, his father (CAPT Eric D. Carlson) who was the MCCC at Echo Flight that morning, noticed that the missiles started going offline, because he happened to be the one facing the monitors.
And here is the since deleted comment posted by Mr James Carlson:
Source: James Carlson/RU Forums
This is reproduced here for no other reason than to present both sides of the story.
Truth is not only violated by falsehood;
it may be equally outraged by silence.