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Thursday, June 09, 2022

Violent UFO Attack on Traveling Family Has Lasting Consequences

A military family is traveling near Anchorage, Alaska when the van is violently attacked by a UFO hovering above them. After lost time and trauma, physical effects are still being experienced.

Ginger Rhodes and Alton Rhodes both worked as radar operators at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage, Alaska. Part of their jobs involved identifying planes and they were very good at it. In 1988, they were transferred to a base in Florida. So, one day, they packed up their Dodge Ram van and loaded up their two kids and they set off, determined to drive to Florida from their home in Anchorage.

It was 7:30 PM, they were driving outside Anchorage, 20 miles from Hope Junction when their van started to act up. The kids were asleep in the back. Alton pulled the van off the road just as it stalled. Suddenly, before he could get out and check, a light suddenly appeared over the van. It remained there hovering, rocking the van. It flew off. Ginger was scared and urged Alton to stay inside. He didn't listen and got out, grabbed his jumper cables but found there was no spark. The van was completely dead, no power. He got back into the van and suddenly the light returned. This time it seemed to rock the van wildly. It was moving at insane speed, moving from one side of the road to the other, it was in one place and then would appear 100 miles away, in a different spot. Alton noted it was like a laser pointer on a wall moving, it was that fast. Ginger likened the rocking to being under a train trestle.

After 15 minutes, the light went away. The couple and the two kids were now all alone on the darkened roadway. Alton turned the key and the van started right up. They drove to a hotel and checked in. They waned to get off the road. It was while getting their room, they noticed that it was now 11:00 PM. They had no idea where all the time had gone.

Inside their room, Alton became violently ill. He vomited into the tub and eventually passed out, falling face first into the tub. Ginger ended up driving for the next two days while Alton recovered from what they thought might have been the flu.

Upon arriving at the base, the commander feared that Alton was under too much stress and was ill. Alton suspected the strange light was the culprit behind his illness and the missing time but given that he was 6 years away from retirement, he chose not to say anything. Since that time, Alton collapses every 60 to 90 days and despite numerous trips to the doctor, nobody has been able to ascertain what is wrong with him.

Transcribed source: Aliens in Alaska Season 1, Episode 7, “Captured”

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Phantoms & Monsters Radio welcomes researchers, investigators, & authors Graeme Rendall, Luke Shannahan, & Mark Fiorentino.

Graeme Rendall is a full time author and a commentator on the Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP) issue. He is also a contributor to the "The Debrief," an American news website dealing with cutting edge science, tech and defence news, and a frequent guest on various podcasts looking at UAP. He also writes articles on the subject for UAP Media UK. Graeme has written a critically-acclaimed work looking at the "Foo-Fighters" witnessed during World War Two and the numerous wartime cases that occurred before the term was coined in November 1944. He has been an aviation and World War Two history enthusiast from an early age, when he was given model aircraft kits "to keep him quiet".


Luke Shannahan is an experienced ufologist who has been researching the phenomenon for 20 year's and in the last 5 years has become a dedicated field researcher & social media manager. Running two internationally known and respected Facebook groups UFO FILE'S GROUP and Into the Dimensional Rift. Born in Melbourne, and now living in Queensland, Australia, Luke has had an eye in the sky and an interest in UFOs since he was a boy. Luke has thorough knowledge of astronomy and ufology and has interviewed several well-known experiencers, such as Calvin Parker and Jim Penniston. Keeping and ever watchful eye on the Australian sky.


Mark Fiorentino is the author of "Master of Reality' which is a book about the completion of Einstein’s Unified Field Theory. Mark spent most of his life working in the High Tech industry, starting out as an electronic technician at Harris Government Systems located in Palm Bay, Florida. That job was one of the most enjoyable and interesting jobs I had. I worked on a Killer Satellite missile guidance system. He left Harris Government Systems and moved to North Carolina and worked for IBM for the next 16 years, trouble shooting computer systems and hardware. He also taught myself computer programming and used that knowledge to develop a program to failure analysis faulty electronic circuit boards. Later, Mark moved back to Florida and worked for 5 years at a company named ImageSoft, then finishing his career locally in his hometown working in the IT department at Winter Haven Hospital. Mark's website is at www.super-relativity.com

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