Air force Major (former)
US Air Force (former)
After four years of service in Japan, Captain Paul Benson transfers to Camp Lejune, where General McFarland promotes him to Major. During the Panama Conflict, Paul valiantly recues some Navy SEALS cut off from the rest of the patrol and receives the silver star and purple heart.
One day, Paul witnesses what he refers to as an alien "Moth Man" while flying over the Nevada desert. Following five appeal hearings, Paul is let go from the Air force, but continues his search for the truth.
In the process of defeating the Men in Black, Paul sacrifices himself.