Part II: American service people explain, Why I Got Vaccinated as America ramps up to fight delta-variant



America seems determined to fight the Delta Variant and keep the economy booming. as daily case counts grow and deaths surpass 2,000 per week.

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is forecasting the United States will reach 1,036,000 deaths by 1 November 29 2021, at the current rate.

“The United States of America is still the ‘epicenter’ of the COVID-19 Pandemic with nearly one third of all active cases in the world,” according to biostatistician Fred Harris in Singapore.

In this article we look at women and men in the USA military, and why they say they are getting vaccinated.


by Melissa Hemingway with Micheal John


Getting vaccinated and masking up are key aspects of the USA plan to mitigate the new wave of COVID-19 infections mostly attributed to the Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to the US Whitehouse.

Schofield Barracks, HI, United States 07.14.2021. Video by Spc. Michael Bradle. In this video, Pfc. Isaac Dicenzo, is a member of the 25th Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade Intelligence Shop (S2), 25th Infantry Division. He explains why he got the Covid-19 vaccine.


Why I got vaccinated: For My Grandma U.S. Air Force Capt. Judea Taguiped, 55th Aerial Port Squadron programs and readiness officer in charge, holds a white board with the reason why she received the COVID-19 vaccine at Travis Air Force Base, California, Jan. 28, 2021. The vaccine requires two doses per person, separated by about four weeks between doses. It is designed to protect personnel against the coronavirus, and officials are encouraging all personnel to take the vaccine as it becomes available. (U.S. Air Force photo by Nicholas Pilch) Art/Cropping/Enhancement: Rosa Yamamoto / Feminine-Perspective Magazine


Why I got vaccinated U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Amelia Chromy, 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs media section chief, holds a white board with the reason why she received the COVID-19 vaccine at Travis Air Force Base, California, Jan. 28, 2021. The vaccine requires two doses per person, separated by about four weeks between doses. It is designed to protect personnel against the coronavirus, and officials are encouraging all prioritized personnel to take the vaccine as it becomes available. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karla Parra) Art/Cropping/Enhancement: Rosa Yamamoto / Feminine-Perspective Magazine


Masks are now mandatory, 29 July 2021, across the USA at all DoD Facilities; USA Veterans Affairs offices, also Disneyland, many US business corporations, Netflix, Facebook, Google, and some children’s hospitals are mandating mask wearing as deaths pass 2,000 per week.

Mask is a must for Oath of Enlistment DOD USA 29 July, 2021, North Chicago IL USA U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command mask-wearing is now mandatory at all Department of Defense facilities, vaccinated or not.
Photo Credit: Israel Molina | Applicants take the oath of enlistment at Chicago Military Entrance Processing Command

“California Guardsmen Continue to get COVID vaccinations”

28 July 2021  Video: Sacramento, CA, United States, by Master Sgt. David Loeffler, California National Guard


USA COVID-19 Statistics for 14 Apr 2024

Source: Civil Society Partners in Solidarity against COVID-19