Antonio, the founder and Director of the Aerial Phenomenon Investigations Team, is a former US Army Counterintelligence Officer and Department of Defense Counterintelligence Special Agent. In those two capacities, he conducted and supported national security investigations concerning Department of Defense personnel who were suspected of espionage on behalf of a foreign power or terrorist organization. Antonio also served as the Department’s specialized investigative resource to resolve known or suspected espionage cases wherein the subject’s identity and service affiliation were not clearly established (cold case squad). He was awarded a Bronze Star for combat operations in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Antonio resides in Annapolis, MD and works as a Future Technology Consultant for an array of US Government clients in the Washington, DC area. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from The City University of New York, and is currently completing a Master’s of Science in Space Studies (Planetary Science) from the American Public University. He is a licensed scuba instructor and enjoys rock climbing, sailing, hiking, camping, astronomy, and classic movies. Antonio, moreover, is a member of MUFON (ID# 18628) has been researching and investigating the UFO phenomena for over 10 years.
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