Alien memes go viral following UFO congress hearing

27 July 2023, 16:06

US concealing UFO recovery programme, says ex-intelligence officer

By Katie Louise Smith

Have aliens been confirmed real? Here's all the funniest memes and reactions to the UFO congress hearing.

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Aliens? Being 'confirmed' real? We did not have that our 2023 bingo card.

In case you've haven't been keeping up with what's going on, here's a quick update: Yesterday (July 26), there was a UFO congressional hearing where whistleblowers shared explosive claims that the U.S. government are in possession of UAPs (Unexplained anomalous phenomenon, a.k.a. Unidentified flying objects).

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When asked 'Do you believe that our government is in possession of UAPs?', David Grusch, a former U.S. intelligence official, replied: "Absolutely – based on interviewing over 40 witnesses over four years."

Of course, the wild claims have now sparked a wave of memes with people speculating about whether or not aliens are actually real.

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Alien memes are going viral following the UFO congress hearing
Alien memes are going viral following the UFO congress hearing. Picture: Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Lonely__ via Getty Creative

So, what exactly has David Grusch claimed? The whistleblower has claimed, under oath, that the US government has conducted a "multi-decade" program which has collected, and attempted to reconstruct, crashed UAPs.

"I was informed in the course of my official duties of a multi-decade UAP crash retrieval and reverse engineering program to which I was denied access," he said.

Based on his interviews with multiple "high-level intelligence officials" over the span of four years, he also claimed that he was told "non-human" biologics had been recovered by the government.

In addition to Grusch's claims, two ex-Navy members also took part in the hearing. David Fravor, ex-Navy commander, spoke of seeing an unidentified object flying in the sky during a 2004 training mission, and Ryan Graves, ex-Navy pilot, claimed he saw unidentified aerial phenomena off the Atlantic coast "every day for at least a couple years".

The Pentagon have now denied the claims and issued a statement in response to what was said at the hearings. But over on social media? People are running with it and the memes are hilarious.

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