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The Air Force on Monday discharged 27 people for refusing the Covid vaccine, AP reported.
The Air Force gave its airmen until November 2 to get vaccinated and several thousand have either refused or sought religious or medical exemptions.
According to Air Force spox Ann Stefanek these are the first servicemembers to be discharged for refusing the vax.
None of the discharged airmen sought an exemption.
Air Force spokeswoman Ann Stefanek said Monday that these are the first airmen to be administratively discharged for reasons involving the vaccine.https://t.co/1MdNl800rM
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A Navy Commander was fired from his job as the executive officer of a warship for refusing the Covid vaccine.
Commander Lucian Kins was fired on Friday as second in command of the USS Winston Churchill, Navy officials said.
Meanwhile, the Pentagon is actively considering mandating a Covid booster shot for all active servicemembers.