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Dulce Base Complex, or Site Beta, is an unconfirmed black site built underground in the Empty Quarter, thought to be in New Mexico,[2] but closer to the Rocky Mountains into Colorado.


A number of underground sites were in planning by the Armed Forces Special Weapons Project (AFSWP) from 1947 to 6 May 1959.[1]

According to Global Security.org, construction of deep underground military bases began right away with the designation to “store nuclear weapons” from the Manhattan Project. The underground complexes were typically built into mountain ranges. Global Security describes these complexes as being built “deep inside”.[1]

Prepared for the US Atomic Energy Commission. "THE EFFECTS OF ATOMIC WEAPONS", September 1950 (revised), page #381:[3]

"complete Underground placement of Bases is desirable... There are apparently no fundamental difficulties in construction and operating Underground various types of important Facilities. Such facilities may be placed in a suitable existing mine or a site may be excavated for the purpose".

Two confirmed underground locations under this command was “Site Able” (now Manzano Base, NM) and “Site Baker” (now West Fort Hood, Killeen Base, TX).[1]

It’s believed that Dulce Base may have been called “Site Beta”.

Land opportunities

Main: Dulce Base Complex, location

Pressures for Jicarilla Apache land. The US Federal government made several attempts to relocate the Jicarilla people from Taos land. The US government procured a reservation. Although it was not suitable for agriculture, it was suitable for sheep ranching which became profitable in the 1920s. Until that time, Jicarilla people suffered from malnutrition. Up to 90% of the tribe members had tuberculosis in 1914; By the 1920s it seemed likely that the Jicarilla Apache nation may become extinct due to trachoma, tuberculosis, and other diseases. After several difficult ranching periods, many of the previous sheep herders relocated to the tribal headquarters in Dulce, New Mexico. The Jicarilla suffered due to lack of economic opportunities for decades.[4]

Original Jicarilla land before being confiscated (purple).

Dulce, NM—Present reservation designated to Jicarilla peoples (purple).[5]

Taos Range, Jicarilla land before confiscation by the US Federal government.

According to the research of Jason Bishop III, who continued the work of Paul Bennewitz, Dulce Base is run by a "Board" of top US officials who held meetings in Taos, New Mexico in the 1980s.[3] The town of Taos, is in the north-central region of New Mexico in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, meaning “Blood of Christ”.[6] Meetings are now believed to be held near Denver, Colorado.[3]


US Senator Bryan, NV—D (1989)


Senator Bryan (Nevada) “knows about the "ULTRA" Secrets at "DREAMLAND" and Dulce. So do many others in the Government...this is what the UFO Researchers are up against.... so BE CAREFUL...they have KILLED to keep this info Secret. You now know more than they want you to know.”—Jason Bishop III, The Dulce Base[3]

Bryan was an opponent of SETI and introduced an amendment to the 1994 budget that secured the cancellation of the High Resolution Microwave Survey and terminated NASA's SETI efforts.[7][8]

Bryan focused on preventing Yucca Mountain from being used as a nuclear waste long-term storage site.[9]

The Dulce Base Complex is an ULTRA project,[3] established to conduct black budget experiments.

"Dulce was started... by the Army engineers, enlarged over the years, most recent work was completed 1965-66 to connect tunnels to [other] underground facilities."[10]

"Troops went in and out of there every summer, starting in '47. The natives do recall that. They also built a road - right in front of the people of Dulce and trucks went in and out for a long period. That Road was later blocked and destroyed. The signs on the trucks were 'Smith' Corp. out of Paragosa Springs, Colorado. No such corporation exists now - no record exists..... I belive the Base - at least the first one was being built then under the cover of a lumbering project.... problem - they NEVER hauled logs. Only BIG Equipment".—Paul Bennewitz[3]

Most of the lakes near Dulce were made, via Government grants, 'for' the Indians. Navajo Dam is the main source for conventional electrical power, with a second source in El Vado.[3]

RAND CORP. and FORD FOUNDATION were subcontracted out to provide the means necessary for creating subterranean levels. "Just as airplanes, ships and automobiles have given man mastery of the surface of the Earth, Tunnel-Boring Machines... will give him access to the Subterranean World".—PROJECT RAND proceedings of the DEEP UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION SYMPOSIUM (March 1959), p. 645.[3]

“There were over 650 attendees at the 1959 RAND Symposium. Most were representatives of the Corporate- Industrial State, like: The General Electric Company, AT&T, Hughes Aircraft, Northrop Corp., Sandia Corp., Stanford Research Institute, Walsh Construction Company, The Bechtel Corp, Colorado School of Mines, etc.”—Jason Bishop III, The Dulce Base[3]

Dulce incident

The area around the town of Dulce had a high number of reported cattle mutilations in the mid to late 70s. Animals were used for environmental tests, and psychological warfare on people. Large amounts of blood was also a requirement. Many abductions began since the late fifties.[3]

New Mexico State Police Officer Gabe Valdez was drawn into the mysteries of Dulce when called out to investigate a mutilated cow on the Manuel Gomez ranch in a pasture 13 miles east of Dulce. Gomez had lost four cattle to mutilations between 1976 and June 1978. A team of investigators, which included Tom Adams, arrived from Paris, Texas to examine the site of the carcass.[11]

In the book, "The Armstrong Report: "ET's & UFO's - They Need Us, We Don't Need Them" by Virgil "Posty" Armstrong, he reports how his friends (Bob & Sharon) stopped for the night in Dulce and went out to dinner. "They overheard some local residents openly and vociferously discussing Extraterrestrial Abduction of townspeople for purposes of experimentation." The ET's were taking unwilling human guinea pigs from the general populace of Dulce and implanting devices in their heads and bodies. The townspeople were frightened and angry but didn't feel that they had any recourse since the ET's had our Governments knowledge and approval.[3]

Mirage Men

US Senator Schmitt, NM—R (1979)


Senator Schmitt (NM) served one term in the Senate from 1977—1983. Notably, he was also the chairman of United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.[13]

Harrison Schmitt, Senator NM—R (1977—1983), had flown on the last official mission to the Moon when he was with NASA, on Apollo 17. He was the twelfth and last person to set foot on the Moon. Schmitt sought a second term for the senate in 1982, facing state Attorney General Jeff Bingaman. Bingaman attacked Schmitt for not paying enough attention to local matters; his campaign slogan asked, "What on Earth has he done for you lately?"[14]

Jason Bishop III had the answer in 1989:

“Senator Harrison "Last man on the Moon" Schmitt had full knowledge of Dulce. He was one of seven astronauts to tour the Base. In 1979, he held an "Animal Mutilation" conference in Albuquerque, N.M. This was used to locate [Dulce] researchers and determine what they had learned about the links between the "Mute" operations and the Alien/Government.”[3]

Enter Paul Bennewitz in the Bennewitz affair from 1979 to 1988.


Paul Bennewitz is attributed to being the first person to acknowledge “Dulce Base”, a term he coined in 1980.[15] Bennewitz and like researchers have been mocked because Dulce Base (Site Beta) remains an unconfirmed location in the United States. They threw his papers Project Beta in his face.[16] Now Bennewitz has taken the truth to the grave.

Area 51 was also unconfirmed until satellite photos revealed its existence in early 2000 (See Area 51 disclosure). Bob Lazar has been mocked since May 1989 for proposing such a notion — ‘a secret base out at “Dreamland”, Nevada?’

Ed Dames was mocked in 1993[17] for coming into knowledge of possible first contact with an alien culture in New Mexico, similarly described like the cultures Bennewitz wrote about.[18]

Who will be mocking now if we discover Site Beta (Dulce) is really out there?

Norio Hayakawa supported some of the research in uncovering the truth about Dulce in the 1990s. Hayakawa was instrumental in starting the Area 51 People's Rally with activist Anthony J. Hilder on 5 June 2000, in Rachel, Nevada. Hayakawa opened the Area 51 Peoples Rally with 200 people congregating by the signs of Groom Lake Road. Demands were being made and directed at government authorities.[19] The event was covered by KVBC and Channel 3 (NBC).[20] And now we know Area-51 exists.

But something happened with the Dulce topic. Hayakawa organized a first-time ever “underground base” conference in Dulce, New Mexico on March 29, 2009. The conference was open to the public, entitled: “THE DULCE BASE: FACT? OR, FICTION?”. It was attended by more than 140 persons from out-of-state, including many local residents. But Hayakawa felt that nothing conclusive had come out of it.[21]

Enter the “Mirage Men” past to present.



Main: Unethical human experimentation at Dulce

The MKUltra connection to Dulce Base was realized by the deaths of Phil Schneider and Karla Turner having died a week apart from each other in 1996, after both had gone public in lectures and speeches regarding abductions and underground bases. Female survivors of MKUltra were speaking out in court hearings soon thereafter.

Was the “Mirage Menspending tax payers dollars on psychological warfare against Paul Bennewitz not enough? Apparently not. The Guardian mocks: “the UFO community is a textbook case of a gullible group susceptible to manipulation. Having spent too long watching the skies and The X-Files.”[23]

So this is where American tax dollars go to ruin UFO researchers:


The Guardian reports: “documents leaked by Snowden were files by GCHQ, entitled ‘The Art of Deception: Training for a New Generation of Online Covert Operations’. It included buzzwords: "Disruption Operational Playbook", "Swap the real for the false and vice versa", "People make decisions as part of groups" and "We want to build Cyber Magicians".[23]

In A Dulce Base Security Officer Speaks Out, the whistleblower’s greatest fear would be: “That the general public will forget THE TRAPPED INNOCENT PEOPLE in the despicable place [ Dulce ], and will ignore THE HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN, WOMEN AND MEN ADDED TO THAT PLACE EVERY MONTH.”[10]

See also

A documentary that chronicles the similar disappearances of five children in the wilds of North America, across multiple decades.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Global Security.org, Manzano Base
  2. Webb, Oscar. Journey's Within, p. 313
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 Jason Bishop III. The Dulce Base (1989) [ Webarchive ]
  4. Wikipedia, Jicarilla Apache#Jicarilla reservation
  5. Wikipedia, Jicarilla Apache#Tribal government
  6. Wikipedia, Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  7. Wikipedia, Richard Bryan#Political career
  8. H. Paul Shuch, ed. (2011). Searching for extraterrestrial intelligence: SETI past, present, and future. Berlin: Springer. ISBN 978-3-642-13195-0.
  9. Washington Post, Bryan Announces Senate Retirement, By Helen Dewar, February 19, 1999
  10. 10.0 10.1 Branton Group. The Dulce Book—Chapter 11: A Dulce Base Security Officer Speaks Out
  11. 11.0 11.1 The Dulce Book, The Deep Dark Secret At Dulce in 'UFO UNIVERSE' Feb.-Mar. 1991 issue, by Bill Hamilton and TAL LeVesque
  12. [Chacón, Daniel (8 May 2016). "A town of true believers". The Santa Fe New Mexican. 167 (128). pp. A-1, A-7.]
  13. Wikipedia, Harrison Schmitt#Senate career
  14. TIME, "The Astronauts Who Went to the Moon - The 40th Anniversary of the Moon Landing". July 16, 2009.
  15. Wikipedia, Dulce Base
  16. Gulyas, Aaron John. Conspiracy Theories, McFarland, 2016
  17. Encyclopedia of American Loons, #604: Ed Dames
  18. Hocus Pocus II, A look into the claims of Ed Dames
  19. Wikipedia, Norio Hayakawa
  20. Area 51 Peoples Rally (1999)
  21. Norio Hayakawa. The mysterious Jason Bishop III (a.k.a, Tal Levesque, a.k.a., TAL), the illusive personality behind the “Dulce Base ” rumors, November 27, 2016
  22. Atomic Energy Commission's Declassification Review of Reports on Human Experiments and the Public Relations and Legal Liability Consequences (Webarchive, June 6, 2013), presented as evidence during the 1994 ACHRE hearings.
  23. 23.0 23.1 The Guardian, The real Men in Black, Hollywood and the great UFO cover-up, 14 Aug 2014


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