– We gave our employees until November 2nd. Anne Stefanik, a spokeswoman for the US Air Force, said thousands of people either refused or found reason to be released from that obligation. This is the first time the Air Force has been slowing down due to the lack of a vaccine.

More than 96 percent immunizations

The Pentagon previously required all military personnel to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In making this decision, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin argued that vaccinations necessary for Maintaining the health service and the ability to respond in crisis situations.

According to Pentagon data on December 10, 96.4 percent. Military personnel serving in the United States received at least one dose of the preparation. In the Air Force, this indicator was just over 97 percent.

Disciplinary dismissal in the US military is not uncommon. Only in the first three quarters of 2021, about 1.8 thousand were dismissed for insubordination. People from the US Air Force – said a US Air Force spokesperson.

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