REMOVAL OF COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATE:
1 NAVADMINs are known that
refer back to this one:
R 112139Z JAN 23 MID600052628036U
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC
PASS TO OFFICE CODES:
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
INFO CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/JAN//
SUBJ/REMOVAL OF COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATE//
REF/C/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/311913ZAUG21//
REF/D/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/132050ZOCT21//
REF/E/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/152239ZNOV21//
REF/F/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/151203ZDEC21//
REF/G/MSG/CNO WASHINGTON DC/302215ZMAR22//
NARR/REF A IS THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FY-23.
REF B IS SECDEF MEMO TITLED RESCISSION OF COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT
FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.
REF C IS NAVADMIN 190/21, 2021-2022 NAVY MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION AND
REF D IS NAVADMIN 225/21, COVID-19 CONSOLIDATED DISPOSITION AUTHORITY (CCDA).
REF E IS NAVADMIN 256/21, CCDA GUIDANCE TO COMMANDERS.
REF F IS NAVADMIN 283/21, CCDA EXECUTION GUIDANCE TO COMMANDERS.
REF G NAVADMIN 083/22, CCDA INTERIM GUIDANCE REGARDING MEMBERS REQUESTING
RELIGIOUS ACCOMMODATION FROM COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS.
RMKS/1. On 23 December 2022, reference (a) directed the Secretary of Defense
(SecDef) to rescind the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination
mandate within 30 days. On 10 January 2023, SecDef rescinded the mandate for
all branches of the armed forces in line with reference (b). The actions
below align the Navy with this guidance.
a. Cancel reference (c).
b. All commands will immediately discontinue administrative separation
processing of Navy Service Members solely for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine,
including those with approved separation letters.
c. All commands will immediately suspend any new adverse administrative
actions associated with refusing the COVID-19 vaccine as described in
references (c) through (g).
2. Updated operational guidance will be promulgated in a follow-on standard
operational guidance serial.
3. Additional detailed guidance regarding implementation of this policy will
be promulgated via future NAVADMIN.
4. Released by Vice Admiral Richard J. Cheeseman, Jr., N1.//
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