Re: OT Retirement Ceremony for Gen. Matthew Higer



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Message posted by The Bothan Spy (Member since 06/05/2023) on December 09, 2023 at 9:51:45 PST:

For those who donít want to watch the entire hour and forty two minute ceremony, or donít have the time. I have selected a couple of moments that are in my opinion a must watch for Area 51 enthusiasts.

While speaking at Brigadier General Matthew Higerís retirement ceremony yesterday, Major General Evan Dertien; commander of the Air Force Test Center which oversees Area 51. Gave a couple of interesting glimpses during his speech into the role that Higer played at his time at Area 51.

The first one from 0:27:23-0:29:33 talks about a block of his career where he had 4 classified assignments in a row. Obviously he doesnít give away too many specifics, but he definitely sheds some light on that part of Higerís career a lot better than his biography reads.

The second one runs from 0:34:20-0:35:33. Here Dertien highlights Matthew Higerís time as The Installation Commander of Area 51. At the conclusion of that part he mentions that while leading that organization Higer was the #1 of 63 Colonelís of that organization. One wonders if that counts Lt. Colonelís as well.

The Bothan Spy


In Reply to: OT Retirement Ceremony for Gen. Matthew Higer posted by The Bothan Spy on December 08, 2023 at 17:31:14 PST:

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