Category Archives: U.S. Air Force

TRANSCOM Commander: American Shipyards Need Revitalization to Help Modernize Military Sealift Command

TRANSCOM Commander: American Shipyards Need Revitalization to Help Modernize Military Sealift Command

PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 20, 2022) An AS332 Super Puma transports cargo from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) onto the flight deck of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during a replenishment-at-sea. U.S. Navy Photo

Buying nine used cargo ships is a first step toward the much needed modernization of Military Sealift Command’s fleet, but the sealift enterprise requires the revitalization of American shipbuilding and yard maintenance to experience long-term benefits, the top general leading U.S. Transportation Command said Wednesday. Read More

Marines COVID-19 Vaccination Separations Surpass 450

Marines COVID-19 Vaccination Separations Surpass 450

A Nurse Corps Officer with Branch Health Clinic on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, prepares vaccines at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, Feb. 2, 2022. US Marine Corps Photo

The Marine Corps separated an additional 70 Marines over the past week due to refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19 , bringing the total to 469.

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Marine Corps Nears 400 Separations Over COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal

Marine Corps Nears 400 Separations Over COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Erika Mendoza an administrative specialist assigned to Installation Personnel Administration Center, Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, receives the COVID-19 vaccine at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, on Feb. 17, 2021. US Marine Corps Photo

Nearly 400 Marines have been separated due to continued refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the service announced Thursday. Read More

Navy Separates 20 Sailors Over Refusal to Take COVID-19 Vaccine

Navy Separates 20 Sailors Over Refusal to Take COVID-19 Vaccine

Cmdr. Ronald Cappellini, Naval Air Station Sigonella executive officer, receives his COVID-19 vaccine booster from Lt. j.g. Aracely Duerkop, during a mass-immunization exercise on Naval Air Station Sigonella, Dec. 7, 2021. U.S. Navy Photo

The Navy has separated 20 sailors, all of whom were in their first 180 days of active duty, for continued refusal of the COVID-19 vaccine. Read More