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Oklahoma Guard bars unvaccinated airmen from drilling after Jan. 1
The head of the Oklahoma National Guard has ordered unvaccinated airmen to stay home from drill weekends.
Judge rejects Oklahoma’s lawsuit over National Guard vaccine mandate
U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot denied Oklahoma’s request for a preliminary injunction, saying the claims by Gov. Kevin Stitt, Attorney General John O’Connor and 16 anonymous Oklahoma National Guard members were without merit.
5 more states challenge Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Guardsmen
Several Republican governors are arguing that National Guard troops aren't subject to federal vaccine mandates.
Oklahoma National Guard leader warns unvaccinated members
The state is suing to overturn the Defense Department's service member vaccination requirement.
Austin denies Oklahoma bid for exception to vaccine mandate
Austin’s decision was widely expected, since the Pentagon has argued for months that the vaccine is critical to maintaining a ready force that can deploy on a moment’s notice to protect the nation.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press and Robert Burns, The Associated Press