Military officials consider ending armed forces COVID-19 vaccine mandate

There is a new push to end the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for members of the military.


Some active-duty officers are questioning why the mandate is still in place after President Joe Biden said earlier this month that “the pandemic is over.”

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As of August, about 5,700 service members had been discharged from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps for refusing to get vaccinated.

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