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Biden declared the pandemic over, but unvaxxed Air Force pilots are still grounded

The Air Force has denied service members religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate and grounded pilots

Despite President Biden's assertion that the COVID-19 pandemic is "over," unvaccinated Air Force pilots seeking religious accommodations to the vaccine mandate are still being prohibited from flying, despite those with medical exemptions being able to perform their usual duties.

Biden said during an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" Sunday: "The pandemic is over. We still have a problem with COVID. We're still doing a lot of work on it. It's – but the pandemic is over."


Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., a retired Air Force brigadier general, told Fox News Digital that he has been in contact with many service members who have encountered similar issues.

"I’ve been in direct contact with many service members over the last year – including many from Nebraska – who have legitimate concerns about..."

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