WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army announced updated COVID-19 vaccination rates and exemption requests as of May 12, 2022.
As of May 12, 2022, the Army has separated 570 Soldiers for refusing the lawful order to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
To date, Army commanders have relieved a total of seven Regular Army leaders, including two battalion commanders, and issued 3,409 general officer written reprimands to Regular Army Soldiers for refusing the vaccination order.
As the Army accesses and discharges Soldiers and continues to refine data tracking processes, the vaccination percentages will vary slightly.
For details on Army National Guard vaccination rates, please contact the National Guard Bureau, NGBMediaDesk@mail.mil.
The Army is not releasing further details on U.S. Army Reserve and U.S. Army National Guard refusals and exemptions prior to the June 30, 2022 completion goal for each component.
For additional information on Army vaccination rates, contact the U.S. Army Media Relations Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.