The discoverer of the crashed UFO on the Plains of San Augustin, was an engineer named Barney Barnett. This chapter delves into his personal life and work history. Also included is brief information about his wife Ruth's role in his life. Also data about those he told of the crash and their reactions. Six of these people were alive when this book was written. The reader will also find data about Barnett's rise from WWI Army recruit in 1917, to captain by the time of his discharge in 1919. The author feels that the reader should be aware of Barnett's life and background to better assess his credibility. Barnett was a life-long Rotarian.