Military COVID-19 vaccine mandate repealed in defense bill compromise

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2022
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Senior Airman Ryan Mancuso/Air National Guard

House and Senate lawmakers on Tuesday night unveiled plans for a compromise defense authorization bill which would boost the military budget by 8% over fiscal 2022 levels and rescind the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for service members.

The $858 billion plan (which includes roughly $817 billion in Department of Defense spending) also includes plans for a 4.6% pay raise for troops starting next month and nearly $19 billion in extra funding to deal with extra inflation costs on construction, fuel prices and other military purchases

House lawmakers are expected to pass the measure by the end of...

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