Case File

Jennifer Marshall, Ryan Sprague, Shawn Kevin Jason

SHAWN KEVIN JASON HAD ALWAYS WONDERED just exactly what was going on in the Nevada desert. He’d heard many stories about strange aircraft having been spotted around Groom Lake at the installation known as Area 51. So, one night, he decided to check it out for himself. …

Case File

Credit: Chris Bilecki, 1972

He had always been rather reserved. Nine years in the Navy could do that to a man. If it didn’t need to be said, it wasn’t. But as I sat down with Chris Bilecki in Syracuse, New York recently, Bilecki, for the very first time ever, shared a story of…


She was a mere fourteen years of age when she joined the Red Army. The Nazi regime was making its deadly presence in the siege of Leningrad, and along with her father and two siblings, Nina Kulagina was thrust into defending her town in freezing winter temperatures, meager rations of…

Case Files

Credit: ‘UFO’ on Showtime, August 8, 2021

On December 16, 2017, the New York Times published a historic exposé revealing both a black-budget Pentagon program that had been studying UFOs in the shadows and several videos captured by Navy pilots of UFOs they’d encountered off the East and West coasts.

The most publicized of these events, the…

Case Files

USS Carl Vinson — Credit: Antanasc

For almost four years now, we’ve been talking about the USS Nimitz and its encounter with “Tic Tac” type objects. Now there’s a new wrinkle. It’s a sighting of what looked like the same type of object, seen from a Nimitz class supercarrier, only this unknown object was operating underwater.

UFO Case Files

Graphic: Ben Maguire

Just Another Night at the Ascot

It was a mild August evening when Scott Santa, having just finished his second year of college, decided to join a friend for a night of movies at the Ascot Auto Theater.

Witness Protection

Larry Gessner, Lue Elizondo | A&E

On June 25th, 2021, the Pentagon in the United States released an unclassified nine-page report titled, Preliminary Assessment: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena. This assessment was prepared by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in consultation with the Pentagon. Through the work of the recently established Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP)…

The UAP Report

Since its first presentation by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) in June of 2020, the Intelligence Authorization Act has been right in the middle of a growing debate about “Advanced Aerial Threats.”

While I will continue to write articles here at Medium, I did want to share my other body of work over at The Debrief, a news media website I am frequently contributing to. I’ll add to the list below as articles are published. I hope you enjoy and please feel…

Ryan Sprague

Author, Podcast Host, TV Host, and UFO Researcher

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