US Navy Issues Guidelines For Booting Vaccine Refusers
Via press release from the US Naval Command:
Sailors must be prepared to execute their mission at all times, in places throughout the world, including where vaccination rates are low and disease transmission is high. Immunizations are of paramount importance to protecting the health of the force and the warfighting readiness of the Fleet.
“To date, over 98 percent of active-duty U.S. Navy service members have met our readiness responsibility by completing or initiating a COVID-19 vaccination series, ensuring the continued readiness of our worldwide deployable Navy” said Adm. William Lescher, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, in the message.
The Navy’s policy goal is to achieve a fully vaccinated force against the persistent and lethal threat of COVID-19.
Administrative actions may begin as soon as a Navy service member meets