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    US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    'Pentagon military strategy is designed to protect "humans from threats posed by a zombie horde"

    The US military has drawn up plans to fight off an invasion of "evil magic zombies" and other forms of the undead.
    Prefaced with the disclaimer "this plan was not actually designed as a joke", CONPLAN 8888 lays out a strategy "to undertake military operations to preserve 'non-zombie' humans from threats posed by a zombie horde".
    The 31-page document, obtained by Foreign Policy, lays out the eight types of zombie adversaries the US military may face in the event of an outbreak.'

    US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion - Telegraph

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    Re: US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    Quote Originally Posted by DA60 View Post
    'Pentagon military strategy is designed to protect "humans from threats posed by a zombie horde"

    The US military has drawn up plans to fight off an invasion of "evil magic zombies" and other forms of the undead.
    Prefaced with the disclaimer "this plan was not actually designed as a joke", CONPLAN 8888 lays out a strategy "to undertake military operations to preserve 'non-zombie' humans from threats posed by a zombie horde".
    The 31-page document, obtained by Foreign Policy, lays out the eight types of zombie adversaries the US military may face in the event of an outbreak.'

    US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion - Telegraph
    I might think that rather a waste of time and energy. But heck!
    We are a democracy and there are lots of guy and girls that think the walking dead are a problem.

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    Re: US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    Quote Originally Posted by DA60 View Post
    'Pentagon military strategy is designed to protect "humans from threats posed by a zombie horde"


    The US military has drawn up plans to fight off an invasion of "evil magic zombies" and other forms of the undead.
    Prefaced with the disclaimer "this plan was not actually designed as a joke", CONPLAN 8888 lays out a strategy "to undertake military operations to preserve 'non-zombie' humans from threats posed by a zombie horde".
    The 31-page document, obtained by Foreign Policy, lays out the eight types of zombie adversaries the US military may face in the event of an outbreak.'

    US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion - Telegraph

    And who is going to protect the innocent zombies who only want to live their not-alive lives in peace?

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    Re: US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    Quote Originally Posted by DA60 View Post
    'Pentagon military strategy is designed to protect "humans from threats posed by a zombie horde"

    The US military has drawn up plans to fight off an invasion of "evil magic zombies" and other forms of the undead.
    Prefaced with the disclaimer "this plan was not actually designed as a joke", CONPLAN 8888 lays out a strategy "to undertake military operations to preserve 'non-zombie' humans from threats posed by a zombie horde".
    The 31-page document, obtained by Foreign Policy, lays out the eight types of zombie adversaries the US military may face in the event of an outbreak.'

    US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion - Telegraph
    How much did this cost?

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    Re: US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    Quote Originally Posted by DA60 View Post
    'Pentagon military strategy is designed to protect "humans from threats posed by a zombie horde"

    The US military has drawn up plans to fight off an invasion of "evil magic zombies" and other forms of the undead.
    Prefaced with the disclaimer "this plan was not actually designed as a joke", CONPLAN 8888 lays out a strategy "to undertake military operations to preserve 'non-zombie' humans from threats posed by a zombie horde".
    The 31-page document, obtained by Foreign Policy, lays out the eight types of zombie adversaries the US military may face in the event of an outbreak.'

    US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion - Telegraph
    They should have drawn up a war plan on obesity. But I am sure this plan can be used if there is ever an uprising.
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    Re: US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    Finally we're putting that Defense budget to good use!
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    Re: US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    Quote Originally Posted by Jredbaron96 View Post
    Finally we're putting that Defense budget to good use!
    The US is now the crazy prepper on the outskirts of town.
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    Re: US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    What an incredibly misleading story. The Telegrapjh is relying on people not clicking through and reading the original story they based theirs on. Sadly, based on this thread, it looks like most people do not bother to click through and discover the truth. Exclusive: The Pentagon Has a Plan to Stop the Zombie Apocalypse. Seriously.

    Military planners assigned to the U.S. Strategic Command in Omaha, Nebraska during 2009 and 2010 looked for a creative way to devise a planning document to protect citizens in the event of an attack of any kind. The officers used zombies as their muse. "Planners ... realized that training examples for plans must accommodate the political fallout that occurs if the general public mistakenly believes that a fictional training scenario is actually a real plan," the authors wrote, adding: "Rather than risk such an outcome by teaching our augmentees using the fictional 'Tunisia' or 'Nigeria' scenarios used at [Joint Combined Warfighting School], we elected to use a completely-impossible scenario that could never be mistaken for a real plan."
    Navy Capt. Pamela Kunze, a spokeswoman for Strategic Command, acknowledged the document exists on a "secure Internet site" but took pains to explain that the zombie survival guide is only a creative endeavor for training purposes. "The document is identified as a training tool used in an in-house training exercise where students learn about the basic concepts of military plans and order development through a fictional training scenario," she wrote in an email. "This document is not a U.S. Strategic Command plan."
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    Re: US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    Or perhaps read a little further and find this:

    "Although not strictly a joke, the document is intended as an exercise in drawing up planning documents for training purposes, rather than a real-life strategy.

    Its authors noted that the general public sometimes "mistakenly believes that a fictional training scenario is actually a real plan" so they opted for "a completely-impossible scenario that could never be mistaken". "

    And yet it is still be taken as a real plan because of how people are trying to present it. In reality, I don't care if they make such a plan. It doesn't actually harm anyone, and very likely costs very little to draw up, particularly since it is for training. As was pointed out, there are no real restrictions to what can be done to zombies, so it seems that this would in fact be a fairly easy way to start people beginning to plan by recognizing what all there is available as far as our capabilities go. Then other plans, that involve people get reduced down from there with restrictions based on reducing deaths, even of enemies.
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    Re: US draws up plans to fight off zombie invasion'

    Here is the plan itself: CONPLAN 8888

    I find it amusing they assumed it was so outrageous no one would take it seriously. Turned out people where more gullible than they imagined...
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