The Navy has 97 percent of its active-duty sailors fully immunized with four days to go before the service’s deadline to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Read More
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Navy Approves Five Permanent Medical, No Religious Exemptions for COVID-19 Vaccine to Date
The Navy has so far approved five exemptions for the required COVID-19 vaccination — all medical, a Navy official told USNI News. Read More
Marines Face Separation if Not Fully Vaccinated by End of November
This post has been updated to include comments from Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby.
All active-duty Marines will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 28 or face separation, according to new guidance from the Marine Corps. Read More
New Navy Guidance Will Discharge Sailors Refusing COVID-19 Vaccination Without Exemption
This story has been updated with additional information about the Navy vaccine mandate.
All active-duty Navy personnel must be vaccinated by Nov. 28 or face separation, according to a Navy administrative message released Wednesday. Read More
SECDEF Austin Memo on Mandatory Service Member COVID-19 Vaccinations
The following is the Aug. 24, 2021, Defense Department memorandum directing mandatory vaccinations of U.S. service members against COVID-19. Read More
SECDEF Memo on DoD COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
The following is the Aug. 9, 2021 memo to the Department of Defense employees on the timeline to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for all military and DoD employees. Read More