More than 60, 000 unvaccinated Army National Guard and Army Reserve soldiers is going to be barred from performing their own military duties and have their pay and benefits reduce because they refuse to get their pictures, officials announced on Fri.
‘ Soldiers who refuse the particular vaccination order without an accepted or pending exemption demand are subject to adverse management actions, including flags, bars to service, and official reprimands, ‘ according to the statement from the Army.
There are about forty, 000 National Guard soldiers and 22, 000 Book soldiers how have not already been vaccinated.
The announcement comes as many of the so-called ‘ weekend warriors’ will be taking time off to perform their compulsory two-week training drills for their units.
The particular military branch has raised the stakes for anti-vaxxer soldiers and promised to visit one further and discharge their personnel if they carry on and resist immunization.
‘ In the future, soldiers which continue to refuse the vaccination order without an exemption may be subject to additional adverse management action, including separation, ‘ an Army representative said.