Release
Immediate Release

DOD Memorandum - Methods to Enable and Encourage Vaccination Against Coronavirus Disease 2019

May 20, 2021

Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks, and Vice Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff Gen. John Hyten, signed a memorandum under the subject line: “Methods to Enable and Encourage Vaccination Against Coronavirus Disease 2019.”

The memorandum reaffirms the Department’s support for initiatives to increase vaccination acceptance among all service members.  Further, it provides information to service Secretaries and Commanders to assist in the effort to encourage vaccinations among our service members and their families. 

The memorandum can be accessed here