William Puckett was employed as a meteorologist with the National Weather Service for 3 years and the Environmental Protection Agency for 27 years. He retired from government service in 2007. He is a professional member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
Puckett has worked as a consultant for the “UFO Hunters” series for the History Channel and has appeared on two “UFO Hunters” episodes. He also appeared on an episode on the Science Channel’s Close Encounters series. The episode was titled “Hunting Season.” Puckett’s Doppler radar analysis was featured on this show. He is also a research associate with NARCAP (National Reporting Center for Anomalous Phenomena.) He is credited with meteorological and radar analysis for the November 7, 2006 UFO Incident at O’Hare Airport in Chicago.
Puckett is a former State Director for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) in Montana. He is a certified field investigator for MUFON and has written several technical articles for the MUFON Journal. He also spoke at the International MUFON Symposium in July of 2008 on his radar work on the Stephenville, TX “sighting wave” in January of 2008. He has been a guest on many talk show radio programs, interviewed for some TV programs, and was recently interviewed on an Arts and Entertainment Channel “Paranormal State” Program titled “First Contact.”
Puckett relocated to Montana in August of 2011 and now resides in Helena.
Puckett continues his work as an independent investigator and presents the results of his studies on his website” UFOS Northwest.