Fans of “The Walking Dead” can breathe a sigh of relief. The U.S. federal government has a contingency plan in the unlikely event zombies were to overrun the country. According to a report in Foreign Policy magazine, the Defense Department — with a 2014 budget of more than $500 billion—maintains a disaster preparation document called “CONOP 8888,” which in fact is a zombie survival plan. It was developed to train commanders in the art of strategizing for a catastrophe. Foreign Policy bills it as a “how to guide...
These days, the naysayers like to ask: “What is a college education good for? What does it prepare you to do in the world?” Here’s one compelling answer for you: Survive an Apocalypse. Starting on May 12, Michigan State students can take an award-winning online course called Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse — Disasters, Catastrophes, and Human Behavior. The course “brings together the latest thinking on how and why humans behave during disasters and catastrophes. Why do some survive and others don’t? What are the implications...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Move over vampires, goblins and haunted houses, this kind of Halloween terror aims to shake up even the toughest warriors: An untold number of so-called zombies are coming to acounterterrorism summit attended by hundreds of Marines, Navy special ops, soldiers, police, firefighters and others to prepare them for their worst nightmares.
This article is a re-post of an article that I posted on my old zombie blog. That blog was created out of boredom and was really pre-preparedness for me. So, please excuse all the zombie references. In the Walking Dead, episode 4 (Vatos), the crew that goes back into the city has to come up with a way to grab the cache of guns that Rick left in the middle of the street. At one point, Glenn comes up with the plan. Impressed, Dylan asks him what he used to do for a living. Glenn responds that he was a pizza delivery guy.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is ready for a zombie apocalypse. Gun owners got prepared for a zombie apocalypse. Now, the military and law enforcement are getting ready. And next month, they’ll begin training.