Captain Kelly Sweeney is a Master Mariner, holding the highest Captain's license the Coast Guard issues to commercial mariners. He graduated from the California Maritime Academy in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nautical Industrial Technology. Captain Sweeney has worked on oil tankers, container ships, oceanographic ships, high-speed passenger vessels, large oil spill response vessels, fish processing ships, ocean-going tugboats, a car carrier, and a crew boat. He continues to go to sea for a living.
In addition to his career as a mariner, Captain Sweeney is also an experienced professional writer. He is a columnist for the widely circulated magazine "Professional Mariner," and is the author of the book From The Bridge.
With his wife, Frances, Captain Sweeney also operates Maritime Headhunters, a job placement and maritime career counseling company - and encourages interested Coast to Coast AM listeners to contact him there."
In this special Secret Door Christmas night edition, each half hour, a different guest shared holiday messages and stories and tried their best to stump George as he attempted to guess their identity. Leading expert in the field of near-death experience, Raymond Moody M.D....More »
During the middle two hours, religious scholar and Egyptologist, David Elkington, joined Ian Punnett for an update on the Jordan Codices: seventy, ancient and sealed metal books that could change the world’s view of Biblical history. In the first hour, author Jesse Richards...More »
Historian Adrian Tinniswood spoke about a period in the 17th century when pirates ruled the Barbary Coast of Africa. Capt. Kelly Sweeney joined in the conversation in the latter part of the third hour. First hour guest, former chief of the Seattle Police Department Norm...More »
Ian Punnett provided coverage of Hurricane Irene and spoke about the storm with several guests, including TV weatherman John Coleman, multi-disciplinary scientist Howard Bloom, Captain Kelly Sweeney, research physicist Stan Deyo, and astrologer Mark Lerner. The final half of the...More »
As the 'end' of the Mayan calendar approaches, philosophy professor Joseph Felser joined Ian Punnett to discuss why mankind has for so long been fascinated with the end of days. In the first half-hour, Capt. Kelly Sweeney commented on a proposal to establish a privately...More »
Professors Peter Bishop and Andy Hines from the Futures Studies program at the University of Houston joined Ian Punnett for a discussion on the techniques for long term forecasting and what futurists are seeing down the road for the world. Appearing during the third hour,...More »
Author and researcher L.A. Marzulli discussed his latest research exploring various events that he believes could be harbingers to prophecy in the Book of Revelation. First hour guest, Capt. Kelly Sweeney shared an update on the BP oil spill.More »
Author Whitley Strieber talked about a number of the historical, prophetic, scientific, and environmental inspirations behind his new novel, The Omega Point (promo video). First hour guest, Capt. Kelly Sweeney shared updates and analysis of the Gulf oil spill and plans to...More »
Stanton Friedman and Kathleen Marden discussed their research into the 1961 Betty & Barney UFO abduction case, as well as various examples throughout history when scientists misjudged or ignored scientific evidence or breakthroughs. First hour guest, Capt. Kelly Sweeney...More »
Paranormal researcher Stan Gordon, who has been investigating unusual phenomena in his home state of Pennsylvania for decades, talked about UFO cases, and cryptozoology. First hour guest, Capt. Kelly Sweeney discussed the latest news regarding the Gulf oil spill.More »
Oceanographer and author Curtis Ebbesmeyer discussed his groundbreaking work on ocean currents and floating debris. In the first half hour, Capt. Kelly Sweeney provided a brief update on the recent Somali pirate attack.More »
Remote viewing teacher Maj. Ed Dames discussed some current cases of his Matrix Intelligence Agency, as well as issued some dire warnings over future events. First hour guest, Capt. Kelly Sweeney spoke about the increase in ship piracy off Somalia.More »
During Open Lines, Ian Punnett fielded calls which ran the gamut of high strangeness genres. Stories shared by callers included a swamp creature sighting, a Bohemian Grove conspiracy, and an uplifting angel encounter. Arthur from Willoughby, Ohio put forth his theory on UFOs,...More »
Historian and speaker Neil Howe discussed his work on generations and how they shape history, as well as the twenty year cycle of crisis facing the U.S. He cited different archetypal generations that tend to repeat in the same order, shaping American history since the 17th...More »
Nena Baker, author of The Body Toxic, discussed how chemicals in the environment and the foods we eat threaten our health and well-being. Researchers have found a link between obesity and perfluorinated compounds found in Teflon surfaces and microwavable popcorn bags, Baker...More »
Ian Punnett was joined by Jesus Christ, who discussed his life and teachings. Regarding the various interpretations of his time on Earth, Christ said, "there is specificity to who I am, the things I did, the things I said, and a purpose for which I came. And I don't like when...More »
In this special program, six guests addressed the controversial United Arab Emirates port deal, which would put Dubai Ports World in charge of running major US shipping ports. Maritime Master Capt. Kelly Sweeney suggested that the issue wasn't so much who owned the ports, but...More »
Michael Horn, the American representative for ET contactee Billy Meier, returned to discuss some of the prophecies Meier has made over the years. Of particular interest, said Horn, was Meier's statements that seemed to reference the current unrest in France.More »