TD Barnes

Biography

TD Barnes
DOB: January 25, 1937
Place of Birth: Dalhart, Texas
Current Address: 468 Palegold St., Henderson, NV 89012
Phone: (702) 481-0568, Fax: 566-4168, e-mail: tdbarnes@me.com
URLs: http://td-barnes.com/
http://area51specialprojects.com/
http://roadrunnersinternationale.com/
http://startelnevada.com

TD Barnes, author and entrepreneur, grew up on a ranch at Dalhart, Texas, and graduated from Mountain View High School, Oklahoma. He then embarked on a ten-year military career. He served as an army intelligence officer in Korea. Following 2 ½ years of radar and missile electronics schooling, he taught foreign students the Nike radar and missile system, and deployed with a Hawk missile battalion during the Soviet Iron Curtain threat. He attended Artillery OCS, where an injury ended his military career.
Barnes’ career included serving as a field engineer at the NASA High Range in Nevada for the X-15, XB-70, lifting bodies, and lunar landing vehicles. He participated in the NASA NERVA project at Jackass Flats, Nevada; and served in Special Projects at Area 51. Barnes later formed a family oil and gas exploration company, drilling and producing oil and gas and mining uranium and gold.
Barnes is currently the CEO of Startel, Inc., a landowner, and actively mining landscape rock and gold in Nevada. He is also the president of Roadrunners Internationale, an association of Area 51 veterans. Formerly, he was the first executive director of the Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame.
Two National Geographic Channel documentaries: “Area 51 Declassified” and “CIA - Secrets of Area 51” have featured Barnes. Numerous documentaries produced by the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, the Travel Channel, and others also feature Barnes. The Annie Jacobsen book, Area 51 Declassified, also features his career.
Barnes is the author of two nonfiction books, MiGs Over Nevada, and Odyssey To Area 51, a 3 novel series about EMP and nuclear war, and a 3-novel series about Islamic Jihad in America. Barnes lives in Henderson, Nevada.

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Videos

Barnes on Area 51 discussion panel for C-Span
Author T.D. Barnes discusses his military background that brought him to Area 51 on the CIA Project OXCART

TD Barnes discusses Area 51
Author Barnes participates in a Panel Discussion about Area 51

TD Barnes on National Geographic Channel Documentary
TD Barnes, joins with former CIA DDS&T discussing Area 51

TD Barnes on National Geographic Channel Documentary
Barnes and former CIA discussing secrecy at Area 51

Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame Open House Event
NVAHOF Director TD Barnes and his staff join with the Clark County Aviation Association and others to participate in a public open house at the legendary North Las Vegas International Airport. The event focused primarily on the youth of Nevada.

Books

The Border - Jihad America
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 145,270. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Following the massacre against his oil company and the terrorists kidnapping his daughter, Hoot Hanson remains at war with the Islamic State, ISIS. He accepts appointment to finish the term of a US Senator for one reason - the power needed to block the US border with Mexico following an Islamic jihadist raid on an American high school on the Mexican border. FBI agents embed in Hoot’s Senate staff.
The POW - Jihad America
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 84,060. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In Book 1, First Strike Jihad America, Islamic jihadists target wildcatter Hoot Hanson for its first strike. In this Book 2, threats to his family and his company intensify, leading to a radicalized Islamic jihadist cell abducting Hanson's twin daughter to sell to the jihad. Hanson declares his personal war against the jihadists, gaining FBI and military support to seek and rescue their daughter.
First Strike - Jihad America
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 101,860. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Hoot Hanson, a struggling oil wildcatter in Oklahoma hits a gusher, drawing notoriety that attracts the attention of an unscrupulous Muslim attorney acting as a liaison for the Department of Homeland Security. The attorney is secretly funding Islamic ISIS fighters in the Middle East. A massacre occurs when the Islamic Jihad targets Hanson Oil for its first jihadist strike against America.
EMP - Nuclear Summer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,940. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Book Three. After four years, the EMP and nuclear winter survivors leave their underground refuge in Yucca Mountain to resettle at Nellis AFB outside Las Vegas. They battle Islamic jihadists arriving from Central America seeking to control Hoover Dam for an Islamic State in Arizona. Global weather changes and radioactive dust from an El Nino storm forces the survivors to seek cover.
MiGs Over Nevada
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 122,780. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
MiGs Over Nevada is an insider’s declassified participation in a small group of CIA personnel and contract specialists providing their technological tradecraft to support Area 51 customers such as the US Air Force, the US Navy, intelligence and corporate entities. What happened in this book inspired the Navy’s TOP GUN Fighter Weapons School, the USAF Weapons School, and Red Flag Exercises.
EMP - Nuclear Spring
Series: EMP, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 96,290. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Book 2 of the EMP series realistically depicts life two years post World War III. The survivors of a global EMP and nuclear exchange briefly venture out of their underground refuge in Yucca Mountain only to face battle with hostile foreign survivors. An embedded terrorist causes considerable death and ignites military action. The jet stream returns the fallout of the nuclear winter.
EmP - Nuclear Winter
Series: EMP, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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The EMP series realistically depicts the life of the survivors living underground in the aftermath of an EMP and nuclear attack that destroys electronic devices and the electric power grids over much of the world. In Book 1, survivors of an atmospheric EMP attack followed by a nuclear attack take refuge inside the Yucca Mountain underground complex in Nevada where they survive a nuclear winter.
My Odyssey To Area 51
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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His family and friends never knew he worked on special projects for the CIA. Fifty years later, the CIA admits the existence of the top-secret facility known as Area 51. Barnes, an Area 51 and Cold War veteran tells how he advanced from a desolate childhood on a remote ranch in the West Texas Panhandle, and through an Army career in radar and missiles to Area 51 to serve the CIA as an electronic

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