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After getting their anthrax, small pox, meningitis, measles, and half a dozen other vaccines during their careers, this was the hill they decided to die on. Oh well.


They should probably be put on some sort of domestic-extremist watchlist now


Later, losers.


Meanwhile, conspiratorial / right wing echochambers host anti-Covid vaccine sentiments of "we are the majority!" or "we have the numbers!", "they'll regret not having all of us in the work force!"


The majority of the those dying are unvaxxed. I mean, that's what they're probably trying to say right?


Good. Get the fuck out of my Air Force, shitbags.


What kind of a discharge ?


Unfortunately probably only a medical one tho it should be a dishonorable for refusing to follow direct command.


> And while the Air Force does not disclose what type of discharge a service member gets, legislation working its way through Congress limits the military to giving troops in vaccine refusal cases an honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable condition. Probably should say “would limit,” no? Anyway. [S. 2780, sponsored by Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS):](https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/2780/text?r=9) > To amend title 10, United States Code, to prohibit certain adverse personnel actions taken against members of the Armed Forces based on declining the COVID–19 vaccine. > **SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.** > This Act may be cited as the “COVID–19 Vaccine Dishonorable Discharge Prevention Act”. > **SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON ADVERSE PERSONNEL ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES BASED ON DECLINING COVID–19 VACCINE.** > (a) Findings.—Congress finds the following: > (1) The Secretary of Defense has announced a COVID–19 vaccine mandate will take effect for the Department of Defense. > (2) Reports of adverse actions being taken, or threatened, by military leadership at all levels are antithetical to our fundamental American values. > (3) Any discharge other than honorable denotes a dereliction of duty or a failure to serve the United States and its people to the best of the ability of an individual. > (b) Prohibition.—Chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 1107a the following new section: > “**§ 1107b. Prohibition on certain adverse personnel actions related to COVID–19 vaccine requirement** > “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a member of the armed forces subject to discharge on the basis of the member choosing not to receive the COVID–19 vaccine may only receive an honorable discharge.”


A weeping, oozy, yellow one.


Don't these cowardly fuckers know how to obey orders? I mean isn't that the fundamental point when you enlist? It's called "serving your country", not "doing what you like." If they can't be relied on to do that, what use are they?


Not bad at all. 27 out of how many thousands of airman?


You know how I know you didn't even read the first few paragraphs of the article?


Was there a number I missed that’s in the first few paragraphs that says more then 27 people were discharged?


"The Air Force gave its forces until Nov. 2 to get the vaccine, and thousands have either refused or 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." This is just the beginning.


So no? There isn’t a different number of discharged sailers that I missed?


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