Steve Murillo attended the United States Naval Academy where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering in 1982. He was commissioned an officer in the Marine Corps, attended flight school, and served for 7 years of active duty as a jet pilot and maintenance officer for his squadron.
After the Marine Corps, he went to TRW, where he became the power subsystem engineer for a satellite program known as TDRSS (Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System), Flight 7.
In 2001 he had his first UFO sighting and filed a report with MUFON. A day later, MUFON LA’s Director of Field Investigations, Bill Casey, gave him a call. Steve was invited to a MUFON LA meeting and that was the beginning of Steve’s career with MUFON.
About a year later, Steve was elected to replace the out-going State Section Director, Don Waldrop. Steve held this position for thirteen years, conducting field investigations and monthly meetings until June of 2013.
Steve now heads up UPARS LA, the UFO and Paranormal Research Society, Los Angeles chapter. He and his group investigate all things UFO and paranormal, and have monthly meetings in Studio City, California.
Steve Murillo grew up in California as a child of the ’60s.
Murillo graduated from the US Naval Academy with a degree in Systems Engineering in 1982 and was then Commissioned as an officer in the US Marine Corps and was an A4 figter pilot. He left the military in 1987, and went to TRW as a systems engineer for satellites.
Then, for 13 years, became the director of Mufon Los Angeles…the largest chapter of MUFON international.