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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

A memo has been distributed to all US military troops from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to inform them that Covid vaccination will be required of them on Sep 15 or possibly sooner if the FDA gives full authorization before that date or if the infection rate rises to the point where it could potentially affect military readines.

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One more column in the manning/readiness spreadsheet to turn red to green.
Probably going to be a headache to get the few stragglers to get in line

#1 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-08-10 06:30 AM | Reply

There's going to be a lot of fee feez hurt over at Nutmax and One Amoron News.

#2 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-08-10 07:45 AM | Reply

I imagine there will be a lot of dishonorable discharges. I'm fine with that.

#3 | Posted by Sycophant at 2021-08-10 09:59 AM | Reply

We were required to get the anthrax shots back in the 90s, this is no different.

#4 | Posted by qcp at 2021-08-10 12:07 PM | Reply

We were required to get the anthrax shots back in the 90s, this is no different. #4 | POSTED BY QCP

100%. I haven't had to get the anthrax shot series, but I'm going to take a WAG and comment that this covid shot is minor compared to what I've heard from vets and others about the anthrax shots.

#5 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-08-10 04:13 PM | Reply

I did three WESTPAC's with VMFP-3 on the USS Midway between 79-82. A lot of shots each time. None of them were optional. You're government property.

#6 | Posted by willowby at 2021-08-10 08:17 PM | Reply

Hey you Space Marines, stimpacks aren't supposed to make you feel nice, they're supposed to increase your damage per second. Now LET'S GO!

#7 | Posted by schifferbrains at 2021-08-10 08:24 PM | Reply

If it really is good enough for the FDA it's about time

#8 | Posted by Tor at 2021-08-10 08:40 PM | Reply

#3 And Small Pox. Yellow fever, Gamma Globulin - pre deployment to Panama, Plague, Malaria tabs, others as well. As Willowby said, we were owned by the government.
The Anthrax series was a logistical nightmare for Guard that drills once a month.

#9 | Posted by mattm at 2021-08-12 02:38 PM | Reply

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