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Senate Armed Services ranking member Jim Inhofe is demanding the military immediately drop the requirement to ensure troops aren't booted from the ranks because of vaccine concerns.
Tens of thousands of staffers either have not started the vaccine regiment yet or have not filed paperwork showing their vaccine status.
The plan is included in the House Armed Services Committee's version of the annual defense authorization bill.
“Nobody anywhere should be rolling the dice with, 'It's OK if I get it, I'll be one of the ones who's not impacted,'” Thompson said.