Re the quote from your post above. Why would anyone assert that Lt. Col. Arneson was lying?
Why do you conclude that what Lt. Col. Arneson says contradicts what Mr Carlson has just posted?
Mr Carlson stated that the Maintenance Team(s) and the Security Team(s) present at the incident did mention UFO's. However, Mr Carlson also stated the context of that conversation was "kidding around".
Nevertheless, UFO's were mentioned, and any monitoring of those conversations would also note and include this.
This does not mean the context was not what Mr Carlson stated it was.
Do you take the fact that a conversation was noted elsewhere to be evidence for the context of that conversation?
Thank you, Leonardo. You might be interested in knowing as well that the 20th Air Division at Malmstrom AFB that Arneson claims to have been attached to does not now and has never in the past actually existed. The 20th AD was responsible for the air defense of parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, and all of Illinois. It was primarily attached to Truax AFB, Wisconsin; in December 1967 the 20th AD was reassigned to Fort Lee AFS, Virginia. It has never, throughout its entire history, been attached to Malmstrom AFB. It's apparent that Robert Hastings has never even attempted to confirm at least one of the "accounts" he has presented. In addition, for a number of years, Hastings has paraded Col. Figel's testimony as "proof" of UFO interference with the missiles at Malmstrom AFB in March 1967. This fell apart instantly with a single phone call when Figel confirmed absolutely the entire scenario that I have previously advocated.