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The following information on subsurface anomalies and the Dulce base was
compiled by researcher and explorer John Rhodes:

Legends from different parts of the globe all tell of an underworld
inhabited by mystical beings of varied forms. I believe that the reptilian
[race] still resides to this day underground. Hidden away in the dark
crevices of the Earth and in the depths of the oceans. The evidence
supporting this proclamation is also available through recent reports and
historical documentation...

I the early 1960's, a subterranean nuclear blast occurred about 30 miles
southwest of Dulce, New Mexico right off U.S. 64. This nuclear blast was
conducted under the umbrella of project Plowshare, and was named Gassbuggy.
It has recently been alleged that this particular subsurface nuclear blast
was used to create a hollowed out chute or chimney for development of a
substation for a super-secret tunnel system attached to an underground
black book project base.

According to the infamous Thomas Castello -- a former Dulce base security
technician -- this particular under-world city is a highly secret base
operated by humans as well as reptilian aliens and their worker cast, the
commonly encountered grays. It is here, apparently, that a multitude of
experimentation projects are carried out. Primarily genetic experiments on
kidnapped men, women, and children.

There are a myriad of other specialty science projects taking place at the
Dulce base including, but not limited to: Atomic manipulation, cloning,
studies of the human aura, advanced mind control applications, animal/human
crossbreeding, visual and audio wiretapping, the list goes on...

Dulce, New Mexico is a strange place indeed. It's a sleepy little town
perched upon the Archuletta Mesa, just south of the Colorado border in
northern New Mexico.

Tourists passing through sometimes see little more life in the town other
than that of a scruffy dog lazily spread out along side of the dirt road.
Some claim that upon entering the town, black vehicles with heavily tinted
windows tailgate them until they are outside the city limits and "heading
out of Dodge"!...

In addition, several other sources, who wish to remain nameless, reported
oddities in their work with operation 'Plowshare' during the 1960's. The
project was created under the guise of the use of atomic bombs during
peacetime, and forged ahead under the umbrella of "Natural Gas
Exploration". In fact, several of these multi-kiloton blasts were used as a
rapid way of developing huge sub-surface chambers for facility development.
It is reported that the technology to clean radiation is available and
already in use for such projects.

When I lectured on Friday, August 13th of 1993 in Las Vegas, I made public,
for the first time ever, the floor plans to levels one and six of the Dulce
Base. These floor plans were reproduced from the originals that were handed
to Thomas Castello's friend. This friend did not previously release the
floor plans because they were being used as a verification device to the
claims of abductees that say they were there. To date, the originals have
verified and disproved many stories circulating the field of ufology. This
friend of Thomas Castello's, however, believes that it is time to begin
[to] reveal the missing pieces...

The Dulce base floorplan was illustrated as per the originals by Thomas
Castello and I released it... during my lecture in Las Vegas, Nevada. Its
layout, when inspected carefully, appears to be extremely strategically

From a vertical viewpoint, it resembles a wheel with a central hub and
corridors radiating outwards like spokes. This 'hub' is the focal point of
the entire base. It is surrounded by central security and extends through
all levels of the base.

I believe this core to be the Achilles heal of the entire facility. It
probably contains fiber optic communications and power lines. This would
justify its highly guarded and central location as well as explain its
vertical continuation through all levels. With all communication lines and
power lines focused towards the hub, it is possible that any one level
could be completely "locked down" by its own security or the security hubs
from either above or below its own level. This would provide maximum
control over the entire facility.

The 'spokes' or corridors radiating away from the central hub, lead to
numerous other labs in five different directions. Connect the spokes and a
pentagon is revealed in its design. From above, this base resembles the
layout of the Pentagon in Washington D.C. complete with halls, walls and
military insignias! Since we do not have the exact heading on its
corridors, magnetic alignments are impossible to determine.

When viewed laterally, its appearance takes on the look of a tree with a
trunk at its center and its floors extending outwards like the branches. If
this is a facility of science, then one could easily say that its lateral
appearance is like that of the tree of knowledge (Note: The original Hebrew
word for the tree of "knowledge" is "Dah'ath", or "cunning". It was the
'tree' where, according to Judeo-Christian accounts, the original 'serpent'
convinced Eve to take part in a rebellion against the Almighty by promising
her and Adam godhood. By accepting this false gospel of self-deification,
so Genesis claims, Eve AND her husband who was WITH HER at the time, joined
in the rebellion. Since they saw themselves as potential gods, they no
longer 'needed' to depend on the Almighty as their Source, and once the
flow from the SOURCE was broken the perfection that the world once knew was
destroyed, as humankind -- and in fact all of nature -- began to turn
'wild'. In light of all of this, could the DULCE BASE be the modern TREE OF
KNOWLEDGE [cunning], where the seed of the SERPENT and the seed of EVE have
once again met in an unholy alliance, yet in a much more sophisticated
form? In THIS case the "serpent" would be the GREYS, and the "forbidden
fruit" would be the OCCULT-TECHNOLOGY that is being offered BY these
demon-possessed beings to humans "elite" who are intent on "playing god"
over their fellow man! Could it be that the Edenic scenario NEVER ENDED,
the "seed of Eve" once-and-for-all say "ENOUGH IS ENOUGH", and basically
tell the serpent exactly where it can go!? - Branton).

Was this purposely designed this way or does it just happen to be a

The overall design of this facility reminds one of a multi-stacked
subterranean Hopi Indian kiva. Although I believe that it's somewhat of a
disservice to the Hopi to even be spoken of in association with a cave of
horrors like the Dulce base, its similarity in design should not be

As cultures around the world tend to bring their own styles of architecture
with them during periods of migration, so perhaps did the advanced
civilization that 'originally' built [the] Dulce Base. If the reptilian
influence over man is as great as archaic documentation and myth would have
one believe, then there have to be other subterranean dwellings similar to
this in other locations...

(Note: The following are some additional facts and comments, concerning the
late Thomas Edwin Castello, which are not mentioned elsewhere in this work.
These have been 'paraphrased' from the research files of John Rhodes. -

In 1961, Castello was a young sergeant stationed at Nellis Air Force Base
near Las Vegas, Nevada. His job was as a military photographer with a top
secret clearance. He later transferred to West Virginia where he trained in
advanced intelligence photography. He worked inside an undisclosed
underground installation, and due to the nature of his new assignment his
clearance was upgraded to TS-IV. He remained with the Air Force as a
photographer until 1971 at which time he was offered a job with RAND
corporation as a Security Technician, and so he moved to California where
RAND had a major facility and his security clearance was upgraded to
ULTRA-3. The following year he met a woman named Cathy, they married and
had a son, Eric.

In 1977 Thomas was transferred to Santa Fe, New Mexico where his pay was
raised significantly and his security clearance was again upgraded... this
time to ULTRA-7. His new job was as a photo security specialist in the
Dulce installation, where his job specification was to maintain, align and
calibrate video monitoring cameras throughout the underground complex and
to escort visitors to their destinations. Once arriving in Dulce, Thomas
and several other new 'recruits' attended a mandatory meeting where they
were introduced to the BIG LIE, that:

"...the subjects being used for genetic experiments were hopelessly insane
and the research is for medical and humane purposes."

Beyond that, all questions were to be asked on a need to know basis. The
briefing ended with severe threats of punishment for being caught talking
to any of the 'insane' or engaging in conversations with others not
directly involved with ones current task. Venturing outside the boundaries
of ones own work area without reason was also forbidden and, most of all,
discussing the existence of the joint Alien/U.S. government base to any
outsider would generate severe and, if necessary, deadly repercussions.

Thomas did his job as his superiors demanded. At first his encounters with
actual gray and reptilian beings in the base were exhilarating, but soon he
became acutely aware that all was not what it appeared to be. Thomas slowly
began to sense that there was an underlying current of tension existing
between some of the personnel and himself. Once in a while he would walk
around the corner, interrupting serious discussions between coworkers and,
as Thomas was a security officer, these talks would die off into a short
murmur and individuals would part company.

One particular part of his job was to go into various areas of the base and
align the security monitoring cameras when it was necessary. This afforded
him the opportunity to venture out and witness things that would stagger
the imagination. Later he was to report seeing laboratories that
investigated the following: Auraic energy fields of humans; Astral or
spirit-body voyaging and manipulation; Psi studies; Advanced mind control
analysis and application; Human brain memory recognition, acquisition, and
transfer; Matter manipulation; Human/alien embryonic cloning; Rapid human
body replicating by use of energy/matter transfer [complete with an
individuals memory from the computer memory banks] and other scientific

Once in a while Thomas would see some of the horrifying genetic creations
that were housed in separate sections of the base. These, he knew, couldn't
have had anything to do with mental illness or health research. Thomas
didn't want to look any further. For every time he discovered more pieces
to this underground maze, it became more and more overwhelming to accept.
His curious mind, however, implored him to search for the truth regardless
of his own desire to turn away in horror.

One day, Thomas was approached by another employee who ushered him into a
side hallway. Here he was approached by two other gentlemen that whispered
the most horrifying words... the men, woman AND CHILDREN that were said to
be mentally retarded were, in fact, heavily sedated victims of ABDUCTION.
He warned the men that their words and actions could get them in big
trouble if he were to turn them in. At this, one man told Thomas that they
were all observing him and noticed that he too was 'uncomfortable' with
what he was witnessing. They knew that Thomas had a conscience and they
knew they had a friend.

They were right, Thomas didn't turn them into his commanders. Instead, he
made the dangerous decision to quietly speak with one of the caged humans
in an area nicknamed "Nightmare Hall". Through their drug induced state, he
asked their name and their home town. Thomas discreetly investigated the
claim of this 'insane' human during his weekends out of the facility. He
discovered through his search that the person had been declared missing in
their home-town after vanishing suddenly, leaving behind their traumatized
families, who followed dead ends and trailed flyers. Soon he discovered
that MANY of the hundreds, perhaps thousands of men, women and children
[from ALL AREAS OF THE WORLD] were actually listed as missing or
unexplained disappearances. Thomas knew he was IN OVER HIS HEAD and so were
several of his co-workers. All he could do, until somehow the situation
changed, was to be alert and extremely guarded with his thoughts. The gray
aliens' telepathic capabilities allowed them to 'read' the minds of those
around them and if he revealed his intense anger, it would be all over for
him and his new friends.

In 1978, tensions within the Dulce base were extremely heightened. Several
security and lab technicians began to sabotage the genetic experiments.
Increasingly frail nerves and paranoia finally erupted into what is
commonly referred to as the Dulce Wars. It was a literal battle between the
reptilians and the humans for the CONTROL of the Dulce base. It was the
reptilians more than the humans that were pushing the "Big Lie", and
insisted on using humans in their experiments, AND those who did not
survive the experiments [were used] as 'sources' for the liquid protein
tanks which 'fed' both embryonic gray fetuses as well as full grown grays,
as a source of nourishment. The initial "Dulce War" conflict began on Level

No one is exactly sure how it started, but we do know through Thomas'
account that it involved the [base] SECURITY FORCES armed with beam weapons
known as "Flash Guns", machine-gun toting [U.S. Military] personnel, and
the Gray alien species (who had apparently tried to turn the base security
forces and U.S. Military forces against each other. - Branton). When the
smoke cleared, sixty-eight humans had been killed, twenty-two were
completely vaporized and nineteen escaped via the tunnels. Seven were
recaptured and twelve remain in hiding to this day. Thomas returned to his
post awaiting the planning of his own escape.

(Note: It is not known just exactly how many grays were killed in the
conflict, but it is obvious that the human security personnel were far
outnumbered by the aliens since literally thousands of grays worked in the
lower levels of the Dulce base, according to Castello. There are
indications that the 'spark' may have occurred when many of the scientists
within the lower levels -- who had learned about the "Grand Deception" of
the aliens and their LIES concerning the abductees -- were captured by the
Reptilians and apparently confined deep within peripheral bases underneath
the Ute Mountains of SE Colorado and SW Utah. A few others apparently
escaped and told those in the upper levels what was happening below. The
Grays/Reptiloids could not afford to let escape the fact that they had
VIOLATED the treaty with MJ-12, and in fact had been violating it ALL ALONG
with NO INTENTION whatsoever to keep it. They had hoped that the humans
would not become wise to their "Trojan Horse" operation until they were
able to infiltrate the planet more completely. At least 100 special forces
were sent in by superiors who were ignorant of the whole picture in an
effort to rescue the scientists and maintain order and control of the base,
however the aliens -- who far outnumbered and out-teched the human forces
-- managed to kill 66-68 of them. - Branton)

In 1979 the intense pressure that was brought upon Thomas in his job
finally made him break the code of silence. He told his best friend, by a
hand passed note, that he was working in a sub-surface, huge installation
outside of Dulce, New Mexico.

He told his friend that he was working side by side with Gray aliens that
consider themselves native Terrans and that the upside-down black triangle
with the inverted gold colored T inside it was the insignia of the project.

Thomas knew that he had to leave the job for his own peace of mind, however
now that he knew the truth about the abductees being held below, it would
be almost impossible to live a 'normal' life. He would always be under
observation and threat until the day he died. He also was aware of the fact
that old age may not be his downfall. His demise could easily be expedited
by certain individuals.

After one of his weekends away from the facility, he decided to return to
work. This time through one of the less guarded air shafts, unannounced and
into the base by way of secret passages. Once inside, he preceded to appear
as if he was working his normal duties while taking charge of every thought
as he passed by Grays. During this time inside the base, he removed still
photographs of the facility and treaties signed, with authentic signatures,
between California Governor Ronald Reagan, several other individuals and
the Grays. Thomas also managed to retrieve a 7 minute black and white
surveillance video of genetic experiments, caged humans, Grays, as well as
schematics of Alien devices and complex genetic formulas. These items, he
felt, were not only his chance to a seat at the bargaining table when the
need arose, but also they were things that the public needed to know about.

He made copies of the films, photo's and paperwork, packed several
'packages' and instructed several different people who he trusted
explicitly to bury or hide them until the right time.

He was then made aware through certain sources that his wife, Cathy, and
son, Eric, had been forcibly taken from their home to an undisclosed
underground facility for 'safe holding' until he decided to return with the
items. At this point, he knew that even IF he did return everything to the
Dulce commanders, that his wife and son were probably NEVER going to be the
same again [if returned at all] after being manipulated by aggressive mind
control. He also knew that he AND his family would most DEFINITELY become
permanently missing due to some tragic accident. Thomas was at zero option.
He quickly dissolved into a lonely life on the run. From state to state,
border to border, motels to sofa's. Always looking behind him and trying
his best to look ahead...

Further notes from John Rhodes:

During this initial period of evasion, Thomas was able to relay quite a bit
of information about what was happening behind-the-scenes and what plans
were being made by the government (that is, the fascist-corporate elements
within the 'Executive-Intelligence-Industrial' government such as the NSA's
MAJI & AQUARIUS agencies, which had re-established the collaboration two
years following the cessation of official human interaction following the
Dulce wars. - Branton) and the Grays. Some of it has been withheld by his
closest friends as a control device in order to authenticate or invalidate
some abductees' stories and researcher's findings. Believe me, there are
some very well-known people who make a living from selling this type of
information and they have been lying through their teeth about their

(Note: Are some of these false accounts given within THIS volume? I do not
know, and as I stated at the beginning of this work I am not excluding ANY
information source -- although I may have my own 'opinions' on certain
information such as with the Phoenix Project 'research'. However, I have
decided to THROW IT ALL out on the table for all to see, and will allow the
future to make its own judgments. Even if one or a few of the accounts are
misleading, the odds that ALL of the combined accounts within this volume
are false would defy the laws of probability. Perhaps the only way to tell
for certain would be to do as the unsung hero Paul Bennewitz suggested --
that is to make a full-scale military assault on the base, conquer the
aliens whether they be genetic creations or true aliens or both, and bring
all activities there under full Congressional oversight. I'm sure that
there will be no lack of potential military recruits for this type of
assault, after all tens of thousands of young American men have in the past
been sent off to die to protect CIA drug-running operations in the Golden
Triangle, to give their lives for the United Nations' "New World Order", or
in wars that were never meant to be won. I should however in all fairness
state that in the Korean and Vietnamese wars there was a very real threat
in the form of Communism, and many young men bravely fought and died in the
defense of freedom. However their patriotism and hopes of victory were
often sabotaged by Communist sympathizing Socialist U.N. officials or by
covert drug operations or other hidden agendas. In other words if we have
fought wars in the past against the 'tentacles' of the beast, so-to-speak,
then I see no reason why potential recruits would shy away from a battle
against the 'head' of the Beast itself, especially when we consider that
such a battle or war might ultimately have galactic ramifications. One of
the problems with the "Dulce Wars" was that only 100 special forces with
high-level security clearances were unknowingly sent-in to a base inhabited
by over 18,000 Greys. 44 of these reportedly survived the firefight --
which considering the opposition was a very good survival rate. However
with the latest developments in military technology, with the current
'civilian intelligence' on the base which exists now thanks to Paul
Bennewitz and others, and with the millions of American Christian Patriots
who would no doubt be willing and ready to wage a HOLY WAR against the
entrenched Draconian COLLECTIVIST forces on earth... the next military
assault on the DULCE BASE will not be so one-sided. - Branton)

He [Thomas Castello] hopes that you find this information interesting and
noteworthy. We feel that it is imperative to release more information
because of the stepped-up abduction activities. If you should ever be
inquisitive enough to try and do a field investigation of Dulce yourself,
then you had better prepare and prepare well!... Do not treat [this]
information lightly. Thomas Castello, the former Dulce Base security
technical [officer] and a personal friend of two OZ team members, may have
given his life in order that some day the world may see the truth about the
existence of the Dulce facility in which he worked [Thomas has not made
regular visits to any of his known 'contacts' for quite some time. Some are
fearing the worst...]

Elsewhere within the manuscript released by John Rhodes -- from which we
have just quoted. -- we read the following:

"Obviously, if these snake-people or reptilians really did once live
amongst the Homo Sapiens population, they have gone to extreme measures not
to be revealed since they went into hiding... [however] OUR progression has
been carefully monitored by the elusive reptilian race that lives within
the cavernous Earth itself...

"Legends from different parts of the globe all tell of an underworld
inhabited by mystical beings of varied forms. I believe that the reptilian
race...still resides to this day underground, hidden away in the dark
crevices of the Earth and in the depths of the oceans. The evidence
supporting this proclamation is also available through recent reports and
historical documentation... If you really want to see the big show, don't
look above your head, look below your feet!"

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