Raymond Fowler was born in Salem, Massachusetts and received a B.A. Degree (magna cum laude) from Gordon College of Liberal Arts. His career Included a tour with the USAF Security Service and 25 years with GTE Government Systems. He retired early after working as a Task Manager and Senior Planner on several major weapons systems including the Minuteman and MX Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles. Fowler's contributions to UFOlogy are respected by UFO researchers throughout the world.  His investigation reports have been published in: Congressional Hearings, Military Publications, newspapers, magazines and professional journals in the U.S.A.and abroad. The USAF UFO Projects' Chief Scientific Consultant, Dr. J. Allen Hynek, has called Raymond Fowler, "An outstanding UFO investigator.  .  . I know of none other who is more dedicated, trustworthy or persevering."   Fowler served as chairman of the NICAP Massachustts Subcommittee, an early warning coordinator for the USAF-contracted UFO Study at the University of Colorado and as a scientific associate for the Center for UFO Study. In later years he served as Director of  Investigations on the Board of Directors of the Mutual UFO Network. He also has appeared on hundreds of radio /TV shows in the U.S.A. since 1963, including: Dave Garroway, Dick Cavett, Mike Douglas, Good Morning America, Unsolved Mysteries, Sightings and a number of Network and syndicated documentaries on UFOs. Ray also is an amateur astronomer and teacher. He built Woodside Planetarium & Observatory and directed its operations between 1970 and 2001. During this time he presented adult  and  children's  star shows  supplemented  by  observation sessions with a 14-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. He sponsored a variety of courses himself and for Local Community Colleges: UFO Seminar. The UFO Abduction Phenomenon, Mystery Phenomena, The  Near Death  Experience,  Astronomy for Beginners, Astronomy with Binoculars and Small Telescopes, Cosmology for Beginners, Fresh Water Fishing,  Vegetable Gardening and children's courses in Astronomy and Fresh Water Fishing. Ray moved to Kennebunk, ME in 2002 and continues teaching and lecturing.

Books Published By Fowler
UFOs:  Interplanetary Visitors
The Andreasson Affair
The Andreasson Affair-Phase Two
Casebook of a UFO Investigator
The Melchizedek Connection
The Watchers
The Allagash   Abductions
The Watchers II
The Andreessen Legacy
UFO Testament

This subject and my association with it has become more bizarre and complex than I could ever have imagined when I first began my investigations and research.