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Air Force cadets may not graduate after refusing COVID vaccine

Added 05-14-22 04:11:02am EST - “Four Air Force Academy cadets may not graduate after they refused to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.” - Foxnews.com

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Four Air Force Academy cadets may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers this month, and could be forced to pay back thousands in tuition, after they refused to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, Air Force officials said.

The Air Force Academy is the only military academy so far to announce penalties for a failure to get vaccinated. The Army and Navy said their seniors are not being barred from this month's graduation over their vaccination status.

Air Force Academy spokesman Lt. Col. Brian Maguire said the graduation is two weeks away and that the cadets still have time to "weigh their options." There are also two juniors, one sophomore and six freshmen at the academy to have refused the COVID vaccine.

Last year, the Pentagon announced a vaccine mandate for service members, including for those at military academies. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the vaccine is crucial to the military's health and readiness.

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