NUFORC Home Page
Web Report Indexes : by Event Date | by Location | by Shape | by Posting Date

National UFO Reporting Center
Sighting Report
Occurred : 11/15/1998 22:00 (Entered as : 11/15/1998 22:00)
Reported: 6/16/2005 10:05:22 AM 10:05
Posted: 6/20/2005
Location: Camp Lejeune/Jacksonville, NC
Shape: Triangle
Duration:1 minute
Triangular shaped ufo witnessed by 200 Marines in Camp Lejeune, NC.

I had just graduated Marine Corps boot camp and went to Camp Lejeune, NC for infantry school followed by machine-gun school.

After a live fire exercise, weapons company gathered up all their gear/weapons and proceeded to "hump" (forced march) out of the firing range to an "LZ" (landing zone) several miles away. When the company arrived at the LZ, all of the marines and instructors put their gear down and got their sleeping bags ready for a night under the stars.

Just as everyone began to get in their sleeping bags, a very large triangular shaped craft appeared over the tree-line about 100' above the tops of the trees. Everyone stopped what they were doing and all eyes and attention were fixed on this ufo, as it was nearly on top of us. No-one was looking around or talking; it was almost like we couldn't keep from looking/watching it, as none of us has ever witnessed anything like this before.

It was dark outside, but there was enough star-light/moon-light to clearly see this craft. The ufo was very large... military aircraft was immediately ruled out due to the size, speed, and quietness of the ufo.

The craft just seemed to be slowly drifting over the LZ just above the trees not making a single sound...All you could hear was the sound of the wind lightly blowing, nothing else. On the underside of the craft there were three circular lights near each tip of the ufo.

After the ufo passed, it was like nothing ever happened and no one seemed to talk about it. A few years later, after I got out of the marines, I was to the point were I thought it was a dream, so I called two of my close buddies and they told me everything I have told you...It was no dream, and it wasn't any military aircraft that we are capable of making.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that date of incident is approximate. PD))

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))