On September 9, 2021, the President signed Executive Order (EO) 14043, titled, “Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees.” As reflected in the EO, the President has determined that in order to promote the health and safety of the workforce and the efficiency of the civil service, it is necessary to require COVID–19 vaccination for Federal employees, subject to such exceptions as are required by law.
Guidance pertaining to this executive order and how the DoD intends to implement it is posted below.
PDF: Deputy Secretary of Defense Memo (2021_9_24) - Updated Coronavirus Disease 2019 Guidance Related to Travel and Meetings
PDF: Memo on Enforcement of Vaccine Requirement
PDF: Enforcement Guidance FAQ
PDF: DoD Guidance for COVID-19 FHP-23
PDF: OPM Memorandum for Enforcing Vaccination Requirement
PDF: Safer Federal Workforce Task Force FAQs
PDF: Update to Model Safety Principles 13
PDF: Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination of DON Civilian Employees