Active-duty soldiers must be fully vaccinated by mid-December, the Army announced in a statement Tuesday.
Reserve and National Guard units will have until the end of June 2022 to be inoculated.
“This is quite literally a matter of life and death for our Soldiers, their families and the communities in which we live,” Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, the U.S. Army Surgeon General, said in the statement.
Soldiers can request exemption on religious grounds and for legitimate medical or administrative reasons.
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