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Army to Begin Forcing Out Soldiers Who Refuse COVID Vaccine, Including Guardsmen

New policy bars unvaccinated soldiers from re-enlistment, promotions as Oklahoma governor says National Guard need not obey Biden's vax mandate.

The Future of COVID

Why some viruses become endemic, and how they can be stopped.

Biden Administration Delays Contractor Vaccine Mandate Until Jan. 4

Defense firms had warned of layoffs and weapons-manufacturing delays.

As COVID Hits Defense Factories, Some Workers Push Back on Vaccine Mandate

Some Republican lawmakers say the requirement will compromise national security.

Air Force Will Miss Its COVID Vaccination Deadline by a Few Percent

The service’s Nov. 2 goal is nearly a month earlier than those of its sister services.

Raytheon: Vaccine Mandate Will Likely Add to Supply Chain Disruptions

But CEO Greg Hayes says his business will boom if everyone would just get the shot.

When George Washington Ordered His Troops to Get Vaccinated

Washington and his fellow Founding Fathers agreed on one thing: circumstances often require public officials to pass acts that abridge individual freedoms.

Help Military Families by Stopping the Spread of COVID

More than 4,700 troops have deployed for COVID relief. Those who won't get vaccinated are taking advantage of the military community’s altruism.

We ‘Blew It’ On Battling COVID Disinfo, Say Army's Pandemic Response Leaders

The U.S. Army scrutinized its response to the pandemic, and found fault with its strategic communications efforts.

Pentagon Orders Texas Contractors to Mandate Vaccines for Employees, Despite Governor’s Ban

The Defense Department says the federal contractor vaccine order supersedes state laws.

US Navy Lists Consequences for Sailors Who Refuse COVID Vaccination

Refusers could be stripped of warfare qualifications, removed from their billet, or even dismissed from service.

‘You Are Hereby Reprimanded!’ Airman Told to Begin Separation Due to Vaccine Refusal

Airmen, sailors who refuse vaccine are looking at career-ending consequences. Will the church step in?