US Marines Are Coming To A Local Community Near You! (Or, The Covid-19 Plan Sounds A Lot Like Martial Law)
- US Marines Are Coming To A Local Community Near You! (Or, The Covid-19 Plan Sounds A Lot Like Martial Law)
Marines are getting ready to “implement procedures for response, isolation, quarantine, restriction of movement, and community-based intervention”… (Silver Doctors Editors) Some good news, or some not so good news, about the US Military preparing for a pandemic in the United States. Selected excerpts from yesterday’s MARADMINS : 082/20 at Marines.Mil (bold added for emphasis)
2. Mission. The U.S. Marine Corps will prepare for potential outbreaks of 2019-nCoV. If an outbreak occurs, the Marine Corps mitigates, responds, and recovers from the effects in order to maintain force readiness.
3.A. Commander’s Intent.
3.A.1.A. Plan, and take preparatory and precautionary actions to ensure that an outbreak of 2019-nCoV does not incapacitate Marine Corps forces, installations, and facilities. If 2019-nCoV is introduced on USMC installations and facilities, or within the Fleet Marine Force (FMF), execute plans and procedures to improve Force Health Protection (FHP) and readiness.
3.B. End State. The U.S. Marine Corps is postured to mitigate, contain, respond to, and recover from the effects of a public health crisis, and is capable of conducting assigned missions in a pandemic environment.