Paul H. Smith Ph.D. (Major, US Army, ret.)
His remote viewing career began in 1983 by participating in the government’s RV program in Ft. Meade (later STAR GATE) where he served until August 1990. Paul Smith is one of the five Star Gate employees who were founded by the founders of remote viewing, Ingo Swann and Dr. Harold E. Puthoff at SRI-International, were personally trained as remote viewers.
His own career as an instructor began in 1984. He served in the government’s STARGATE Remote Viewing Program in Ft. Meade, MD (September 1983 to August 1990).
Paul was the lead author of the Government RV Program’s CRV Training Manual and served as the theory instructor for new CRV training personnel, as well as the unit’s recruiting officer, security officer, and historian. Later he taught many well-known Remote Viewing personalities in CRV. Paul is credited with having conducted over a thousand remote viewing sessions while at STAR GATE.
Paul’s book “Reading the Enemy’s Mind: Inside Star Gate – America’s Psychic Espionage Program” was selected as the Book Bonus Feature and Editor’s Choice for the March 2006 issue of Readers Digest. He is also the author of “The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing: The Secret Military Remote Perception Skill Anyone Can Learn” (The Secret Military Remote Viewing Skill Anyone Can Learn) and co-producer of the widely acclaimed LearnDowsing DVD training sets and des “Remote Perception: Basic Operational Training” for self-study.
In addition to his work as President of Remote Viewing Instructional Services, Inc. a company that offers remote viewing training courses for individuals and small groups, he also works as a remote viewing operator and RV consultant, is a founding director and past president of the nonprofit International Remote Viewing Association (IRVA) , a lifetime member of the American Society of Dowsers and a professional member of the Parapsychological Association and the Society for Scientific Exploration .
- Remote Viewing Blog by Paul H. Smith
- Interview with Paul H. Smith and Manfred Jelinski 2019
- Reading the Enemy’s Mind: Inside Star Gate – America’s Psychic Espionage Program. (2005, Tor / Forge). Selected as Editor’s Choice and Book Bonus, The Readers Digest .
- The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing – the Secret Military Remote Perception Skill Anyone Can Learn. (2015, Intentional Press).