Majestic-12 was a top secret research and development/intelligence operation and group. It reports directly only to the President of the USA who at that time was Dwight D. Eisenhower. Operations of the project were carried out under control of the Group.
The Group was composed of: Adm. Roscoe H. Hollenkoetter, Dr. Vannevar Bush, Secy. James V. Forrestal, Gen Nathan F. Twining, Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Dr. Detley Bronk, Dr. Jerome Hunsaker, Sidney W. Souers, Gordon Gray, Dr. Dnald MEnzel, Gen. Robert M. Montague and Dr. Lloyd V. Berkner