Ingo Swann, pioneer of Remote Viewing, died February 1, 2013, at the age of 79. Largely known as the Father of Remote Viewing, Ingo Swann was also an artist and an author of several books and many articles on remote viewing, psychic abilities, and the paranormal.
The military remote viewers were trained under Ingo Swann, and a team of scientist, including Drs. Hal Puthoff, Russell Targ, Charles Tart, and others at Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in Menlo Park, CA., in conjunction with the CIA. Several had psychic ability before undergoing any training. A number of the retired military remote viewers have become consultants in parapsychology and still do remote viewing for agencies, corporations, individuals, and train others.