U.S. Army members who don’t get a COVID-19 vaccine will be blocked from being promoted and could eventually be ousted from the service, according to a new memorandum from a top Army official. Soldiers who refuse to get vaccinated, as ordered to do so in September, will be “flagged,” Army Secretary Christine Wormuth said in a memo this week obtained by The Epoch Times. That means they can’t re-enlist, be promoted, apply for or receive tuition assistance, or be reassigned. The new guidance applies to soldiers who remain unvaccinated and have not received an exemption, or still have an exemption request pending. The Army has not approved a religious exemption request from vaccination requirements since at least 2019, according to recent court documents. It’s unclear how many have been granted temporary or permanent medical exemptions. Approximately 5 percent of active-duty personnel remain unvaccinated. Four in 10 Army Reserve members and …https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics

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