How is the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for troops affecting the strength and readiness of the Marine Corps?
That’s a question too few people are asking following President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate, but one lawmaker posed that question in a letter to the Commandant of the United States Marine Corp (USMC) on Tuesday.
Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) shared his concerns about the vaccine mandate for Marines in a letter to General David H. Berge.
“On top of the unconstitutionality of President Biden’s vaccine mandate, this has serious implications for our force readiness,” Mast wrote. “Separating hundreds – and potentially thousands – of Marines for exercising their rights can put the United States at a huge military disadvantage.”