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Marine COVID-19 Vaccination Separations Pass 500

Marine COVID-19 Vaccination Separations Pass 500

Marine Corps 1st Lt. Elvin D. Richard, a cyberspace officer with Command Element, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), receives a COVID-19 booster on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, on Jan. 6, 2022. US Marine Corps Photo

Approximately 0.3 percent of the Marine Corps has been separated due to refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the service’s COVID-19 update. Read More

Navy Speeding Up Rate of Separations Over COVID-19 Vaccinations

Navy Speeding Up Rate of Separations Over COVID-19 Vaccinations

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Nash Bovard, right, administers a COVID-19 vaccine booster to Culinary Specialist (Submarine) 3rd Class Zhabaron Brown during a shot exercise aboard USS Missouri (SSN-780) on Jan. 17, 2022 in Yokosuka, Japan. US Navy Photo

The Navy is accelerating the rate of separations from the service due to refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19 removing 112 sailors this week, according to the service’s latest COVID-19 update. 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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Navy Surpasses 100 Separations for COVID-19 Vaccination Refusal

Navy Surpasses 100 Separations for COVID-19 Vaccination Refusal

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Courtney Minchew, from Ocala, Florida, assigned to the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), administers a COVID-19 vaccination booster to a Japanese base employee on Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, on Jan. 28. US Navy Photo

The Navy separated an additional 73 active-duty sailors for refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19, bringing the total to 118. Read More

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 Shifts COVID-19 Strategy on Ships To Adhere to CDC Guidance as Omicron Variant Surges

Navy Shifts COVID-19 Strategy on Ships To Adhere to CDC Guidance as Omicron Variant Surges

Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Jenny Wilkinson, from Mt. Upton, N.Y., assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG-105), simulates a class alpha fire during an in-port emergency team (IET) drill while underway in the South China Sea on Jan. 15, 2022. US Navy Photo

New naval guidance for operating under COVID-19 will include shorter isolation periods for those with the virus, as the Navy moves to a fully vaccinated fleet. Read More

Navy Separates 23 Active-Duty Sailors for Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine

Navy Separates 23 Active-Duty Sailors for Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Mary Ashcraft, from Honolulu, assigned to the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16), administers the COVID-19 vaccine booster for Aviation Machinist Mate 1st Class Anthony Johnson, from San Diego, assigned to the “Blackjacks” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21, aboard the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) in Apra Harbor, Guam, on Jan. 10, 2022. US Navy Photo

The Navy separated 23 active-duty sailors for refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the sea service announced Wednesday. Read More