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Sunday, February 18, 2024

Former U.S. Army Combat Veteran Describes His BIGFOOT Encounters in Kansas

A former US Army combat veteran describes his 2 sightings and encounters with a Bigfoot. The last incident has resulted in nightmares and fear, more than what he experienced in combat.

"I'm a retired federal law enforcement officer. I also did 18 years in the US Army as an MP before cancer forced me out. I still work for the DoD. I would like to share two short stories. I was one of those unlucky ones who while serving in Kansas had the misfortune of seeing one of these creatures decide to enter the perimeter of our military base. It made sounds that I can't even describe, guttural growling and bone-rattling roars and screams as it went over a 15-foot fence.

We had more than one occurrence of this type of behavior at this base. We're always ordered to ignore it and never document anything about it, except for a verbal report to the chain of command, but nothing more. When I was stationed there we had a private fresh from basic that was on duty and witnessed a display at the perimeter fence. The private freaked out and abandoned his post. The next morning he was sent for medical evaluation. I think the kid had a mental breakdown over what he witnessed. He never returned to our unit. If Uncle Sam didn't want anyone saying anything, that was the normal routine.

I was 24 when this happened in 1994. What I saw was an 8 to 9-foot-tall black with some gray around its face and on its chest. It would make these terrible noises and look straight into the CCTV cameras, then charge the fence. If nothing happened after two or three times it would charge and go right over the fence without any effort at all. If a mobile unit appeared when it was screaming and roaring it would throw rocks or smaller trees at the fence or sometimes go over the fence towards the vehicle.

The only time I ever saw it leave without making a big show was once a helicopter buzzed the area with a spotlight and that thing high-tailed it back into the trees and didn't return. A big bright light from the sky makes them feel the way they make us feel.

The second story was in 2018 in Kansas, south of I70 about 30 miles from Lake Milford. I was working late and had about a 40-minute drive home on rural county roads, some paved and some gravel. The area has rolling limestone cliffs and lots of dense trees, pastures, and hay fields. It was about 10:30 p.m. on a winter evening, cold but no snow on the ground. I came around a curve on this two-lane county road that had only a few feet on each side before the trees started. No ditches to mention.

I saw what I thought was a tree extremely close to the left side of the road. I had time enough for the thought to enter my mind that's a big tall stump, no branches. Then the eyes became visible and I thought I was going to have heart failure. The intensity of fear and sheer terror that gripped me I never felt before, even in combat. As I looked at those eyes I drifted over towards it unintentionally and as I passed, if it had reached out it could have touched my side mirror. I immediately swerved back to my lane and looked into both my side mirror and rearview mirror but couldn't see it.

I have nightmares of that drive home regularly now. I understand now what witnesses describe after an encounter like that. I'm a veteran with six deployments between Iraq and Afghanistan and I was in some major engagements over there and I can tell you nothing in my life has ever affected me like that drive home. To this day I will not drive that road after dark and I've had that creepy feeling of being watched at my farm numerous times since that night. I have two cattle dogs and I won't go outside without them close to me. I always carry a gun on me and have a rifle or shotgun in my truck. Honestly, l don't think it would matter if this being decided to have at a human. It's game over."

Transcribed Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7gSgnQGov0

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