With half a century of service in national security, including combat as a Green Beret commander in Vietnam, Colonel Alexander held key assignments in Special Operations, Intelligence, and Research and Development. He participated in several unique programs including application of psychokinesis, enhancing human performance with NLP, and experimentation with a unique energy source known as the Hutchison Effect. At the TS/SCI level he formed an interagency group to study UFOs (now known as UAPs). To avoid FOIA requests, the project was called Advanced Theoretical Physics.
After retiring from the Army, he joined at Los Alamos National Laboratory and was largely responsible for the introduction of nonlethal weapons concepts in the US military. During the Global War on Terror, he worked as an advisor to the Minister of Defence in Kabul, Afghanistan and later spent a decade as a senior fellow at a DoD university.
Education includes, M.A., Pepperdine University, Ph.D., Walden University, and later studies at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, the Sloan School of management at MIT, and the Kennedy School of Government general officer program “National and International Security for Senior Executives” at Harvard University. Heading his doctoral committee was the legendary thanatologist, Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (On Death and Dying).
He is a past-president of the International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS), was a founding board member of the International Remote Viewing Association (IRVA) and served three terms as a council member of the Society for Scientific Exploration (SSE). Conventional research included working with the National Research Council, National Intelligence Council, Army Science Board, Council on Foreign Relations, and as a U.S. representative to several NATO studies.
In addition to military awards for valor and service was Aviation Week & Space Technology selection as a 1993 Aerospace Laureate and in 1997 induction into their Hall of Fame. He was awarded the military intelligence Knowlton Award, was inducted into the OCS Hall of Fame at Ft Benning, GA and received a President’s Award for Volunteer Action from President Ronald Reagan. Dr Alexander also received a Department of Energy Award of Excellence for the Nuclear Weapons Program in 1994, and is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and American Men and Women of Science,
Traveling to more than 100 countries on all eight continents, he has met with shamans in the Amazon, the Himalayas, the Andes, East and West Africa, Samarkand, Uzbekistan and Northern Mongolia. In Tonga, he dived in the open ocean with humpback whales, and previously was involved with telepathic experiments with wild dolphins in the Bahamas.
Publications include several monographs on international security, dozens of articles on a variety of topics and five nonfiction books. They include, Future War (with foreword by Tom Clancy) UFOs: Myths, Conspiracies and Realities, and most recently Reality Denied: First-hand Experiences with Things that Can’t happen – But Did.