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The Alien UFO Podcast Ep19 Les Velez


This week I'm talking to Les Velez about his book 'The Unknown Other: and the Existential Proposition of Alien Contact'.

A look at how OPUS, the Organization for Paranormal Understanding and Support came about to help people with their paranormal experiences and the paranormal phenomenon of Alien Contact and the physiological and psychological characteristics along with the latest UAP information presented by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Les Velez is a graduate of the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. Beginning in September of 1970 he served in the US Army as a field artillery officer and, upon his honorable discharge, joined Luscombe Engineering, a Silicon Valley based manufacturer’s representative company and was vice president until his retirement in 2017.

In 1991, Les joined MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network, and has held the following positions: Field investigator, Training coordinator for field investigators, the Assistant State Director in
Northern California, Chairman of MUFON’s Abduction Experiencer Research Committee, and team leader of the Abduction Response Team and presently holds the position of research consultant for the Experiencer Resource Team.

He presented at the MUFON Symposium in Denver in 2009 on the proper procedures to use in an abduction investigation.
In 1991, he started facilitating an abduction support group in San Jose, California, and in 1994 co-founded OPUS, the Organization for Paranormal Understanding and Support.

He has appeared on Coast-to-Coast AM with George Knapp, KGRA Phenomenon Radio with Linda Moulton Howe and John Burroughs, Midnight in the Desert with Heather Wade, Open Minds Radio with Alejandro Rojas, UFONAUT Radio with Jesse Randolph, Erica Lukes, Tim Weisberg on Midnight.FM and various local public access TV productions.