Navy Commander: Mandatory Military Vaccination A ‘National Security Threat’

'More concern' about the experimental shots 'than the virus itself'

Art MooreBy Art Moore WND News Center

Quartermaster 3rd Class Jordan Boucher, from Worcester, Massachusetts, uses a sextant to verify the ship’s position aboard USS Rafael Peralta during Exercise Talisman Sabre 21 in the Coral Sea, July 29, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel Serianni)

The Pentagon’s decision to require all personnel to be vaccinated compromises national security, contends a career Navy officer.

Revolver News reported Commander J.H. Furman wrote in a memo that the “forced vaccination of all military personnel with the present COVID-19 vaccines may compromise U.S. national security due to the unknown extent of serious vaccine complications.”

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced Monday the Pentagon will require a COVID-19 vaccination for all servicemembers by mid-September or before then if the FDA grants approval for the experimental vaccines, which are now administered under emergency use authorization.

Court martials, prison time and less-than-honorable discharge are possible consequences for those who do not comply.

But Furman contends that further study is needed “before committing the Total Force to one irreversible experimental group.”

“Initial reports leave more concern for the COVID-19 vaccinations than the virus itself for the (at present) exceptionally healthy military population,” he wrote.

Furman, Revolver News reported, is a career United States naval officer, naval aviator and foreign area officer with extensive experience advising senior military, diplomatic and international organization leadership.

He has served throughout Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He holds a Master of Arts in security studies from the Naval Postgraduate School.

Furman has four main points:

  • The average member of the U.S. military is young and in excellent physical fitness, two categories that are nearly immune to the dangers of COVID. So far, only 24 people out of 2.2 million military personnel have died of COVID-19, a rate of less than one per 91,000.
  • There is reason to believe severe or even fatal side-effects from existing COVID-19 vaccines are more common than reported, and could even prove deadlier to otherwise-healthy servicemen than COVID-19.
  • There is also the outlier possibility that mRNA vaccines (the kind used by the Moderna and Pfizer shots) may have unanticipated negative effects on the immune systems of recipients.
  • Currently, the U.S. military has proven completely capable of weathering COVID-19 without any loss of effectiveness, so forcibly making the entire service a test case for a novel type of vaccine is a pointless risk.

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Anna

I am glad he is voicing his opinion. I am not an anti-vaxxer but I know from personal experience that some people’s bodies are not a good match for a vaccine. We do not know the cumulative effect of vaccines. Why do we have so many autoimmune diseases? Could it be that we have confused our immune systems? Also, though there is no research to back it (because why would big pharma research this) but some believe that the polio vaccine may be a cause of chronic fatigue syndrome. Another medical doctor I listened to says we have not studied the use of nanoparticles in vaccines, the same nanoparticles used to cross the blood-brain barrier in medication – begging the question: do vaccines cause or promote Alzheimer’s Disease in some people? Science is not one size fits all. Each person has different genetics and sensitivities.

Callie Ryder

The commander is not a doctor or scientist. Writing his opinion and including his job title is an obvious attempt to enhance his credibility. I find this unethical. He is absolutely entitled to his opinion, but he used his position in the military to try and influence and frighten people – and for that, he should be disciplined. I believe that is conduct unbecoming of an officer. Shame on the commander.

From Reuters Fact-check web page

tyranadome

What opinion? Doctor or not, these are all facts. Sorry.

Furman has four main points:

  • The average member of the U.S. military is young and in excellent physical fitness, two categories that are nearly immune to the dangers of COVID. So far, only 24 people out of 2.2 million military personnel have died of COVID-19, a rate of less than one per 91,000.
  • There is reason to believe severe or even fatal side-effects from existing COVID-19 vaccines are more common than reported, and could even prove deadlier to otherwise-healthy servicemen than COVID-19.
  • There is also the outlier possibility that mRNA vaccines (the kind used by the Moderna and Pfizer shots) may have unanticipated negative effects on the immune systems of recipients.
  • Currently, the U.S. military has proven completely capable of weathering COVID-19 without any loss of effectiveness, so forcibly making the entire service a test case for a novel type of vaccine is a pointless risk.
liguide

The bravery of the Navy Commander to remind us all of the threat must be sent on for others to read and then react. No one gave this any thought until the Commander spoke out.

mike

Yah they’re gonna lose half the force… by design to allow the U.N. to drop in.

Tony Hartley

Better think long and hard before requiring these experimental drugs!