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Younger Military Personnel Reject Vaccine, in Warning for Commanders and the Nation | The New York Times

By Jennifer Steinhauer
February 27, 2021
WASHINGTON — Americans who go into the military understand the loss of personal liberty. Many of their daily activities are prescribed, as are their hairstyles, attire and personal conduct.
So when it comes to taking a coronavirus vaccine, many troops — especially younger enlisted personnel as opposed to their officers — see a rare opportunity to exercise free will.
“The Army tells me what, how and when to do almost everything,” said Sgt. Tracey Carroll, who is based at Fort Sill, an Army post in Oklahoma. “They finally asked me to do something and I actually have a choice, so I said no.”
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Source: Younger Military Personnel Reject Vaccine, in Warning for Commanders and the Nation | The New York Times

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