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Are Secret Vaccinations Killing Soldiers?

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Military personnel are being given shots that are not identified or recorded. Are these injections leaving some soldiers deathly ill?

Protect Your Right to Informed Consent and Defend Vaccine Exemptions

With all the uncertainty surrounding the safety and efficacy of vaccines, it's critical to protect your right to make independent health choices and exercise voluntary informed consent to vaccination. It is urgent that everyone in America stand up and fight to protect and expand vaccine informed consent protections in state public health and employment laws. The best way to do this is to get personally involved with your state legislators and educating the leaders in your community.

NVIC Advocacy poster


National vaccine policy recommendations are made at the federal level but vaccine laws are made at the state level. It is at the state level where your action to protect your vaccine choice rights can have the greatest impact. It is critical for EVERYONE to get involved now in standing up for the legal right to make voluntary vaccine choices in America because those choices are being threatened by lobbyists representing drug companies, medical trade associations, and public health officials, who are trying to persuade legislators to strip all vaccine exemptions from public health laws.

Signing up for NVIC's free Advocacy Portal at www.NVICAdvocacy.org gives you immediate, easy access to your own state legislators on your Smart Phone or computer so you can make your voice heard. You will be kept up-to-date on the latest state bills threatening your vaccine choice rights and get practical, useful information to help you become an effective vaccine choice advocate in your own community. Also, when national vaccine issues come up, you will have the up-to-date information and call to action items you need at your fingertips.

So please, as your first step, sign up for the NVIC Advocacy Portal.

Share Your Story with the Media and People You Know

If you or a family member has suffered a serious vaccine reaction, injury, or death, please talk about it. If we don't share information and experiences with one another, everybody feels alone and afraid to speak up. Write a letter to the editor if you have a different perspective on a vaccine story that appears in your local newspaper. Make a call in to a radio talk show that is only presenting one side of the vaccine story.

I must be frank with you; you have to be brave because you might be strongly criticized for daring to talk about the "other side" of the vaccine story. Be prepared for it and have the courage to not back down. Only by sharing our perspective and what we know to be true about vaccination will the public conversation about vaccination open up so people are not afraid to talk about it.

We cannot allow the drug companies and medical trade associations funded by drug companies or public health officials promoting forced use of a growing list of vaccines to dominate the conversation about vaccination. The vaccine injured cannot be swept under the carpet and treated like nothing more than "statistically acceptable collateral damage" of national one-size-fits-all mandatory vaccination policies that put way too many people at risk for injury and death. We shouldn't be treating people like guinea pigs instead of human beings.

Internet Resources Where You Can Learn More

I encourage you to visit the website of the non-profit charity, the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC), at www.NVIC.org:

  • NVIC Memorial for Vaccine Victims: View descriptions and photos of children and adults, who have suffered vaccine reactions, injuries, and deaths. If you or your child experiences an adverse vaccine event, please consider posting and sharing your story here.
  • If You Vaccinate, Ask 8 Questions: Learn how to recognize vaccine reaction symptoms and prevent vaccine injuries.
  • Vaccine Freedom Wall: View or post descriptions of harassment and sanctions by doctors, employers, and school and health officials for making independent vaccine choices.

Connect with Your Doctor or Find a New One That Will Listen and Care

If your pediatrician or doctor refuses to provide medical care to you or your child unless you agree to get vaccines you don't want, I strongly encourage you to have the courage to find another doctor. Harassment, intimidation, and refusal of medical care is becoming the modus operandi of the medical establishment in an effort to stop the change in attitude of many parents about vaccinations after they become truly educated about health and vaccination.

However, there is hope.

At least 15 percent of young doctors recently polled admit that they're starting to adopt a more individualized approach to vaccinations in direct response to the vaccine safety concerns of parents. It is good news that there is a growing number of smart young doctors, who prefer to work as partners with parents in making personalized vaccine decisions for children, including delaying vaccinations or giving children fewer vaccines on the same day or continuing to provide medical care for those families, who decline use of one or more vaccines.

So take the time to locate a doctor, who treats you with compassion and respect and is willing to work with you to do what is right for your child.


Dr. Mercola's Comments:

The story of marine David Fey reads like a crime novel:
  • Secret shots?
  • Incomplete, and fake, medical records?
  • Deadly illness?
But while it’s shocking, and sad, to think that the soldiers pledging their lives to defend the United States are being used as guinea pigs for unknown vaccinations, it’s nothing new.

How Many Vaccines Does the U.S. Military Require?

This information is not easy to come by, but the following table was derived from Air Force Joint Instruction 48-110, Army Regulation 40-52, BUMEDINST 6230.15, CGCOMTINST M6230.4E, dated May 12, 2004 on About.com:

Immunizing Agent


Basic Training and Officer Accession Training

Adenovirus, Types 4 and 7

Air Force recruits receive adenovirus vaccination only when there is evidence of active disease transmission. Coast Guard Recruits only receive this when specifically directed by the Coast Guard Commandant.

Influenza (Flu Shot)

Navy and Marine Corps officer and enlisted accessions receive the influenza vaccine year round in basic training. Other service recruits receive this shot in basic only during the designated flu season (October - March)


Measles Mumps and rubella (MMR) are administered to all recruits regardless of prior history.


Quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine (containing A, C, Y, and W-135 polysaccharide antigens) is administered on a one-time basis to recruits. The vaccine is given as soon as practicable after in-processing or training. This vaccine is required routinely only for recruits, although its use may be indicated in other situations based on transmission potential and risk of contracting meningococcal disease.


Measles Mumps and rubella (MMR) are administered to all recruits regardless of prior history.


A single dose of trivalent OPV is administered to all enlisted accessions. Officer candidates, ROTC cadets, and other Reserve Components on initial active duty for training receive a single dose of OPV unless prior booster immunization as an adult is documented.


Measles Mumps and rubella (MMR) are administered to all recruits regardless of prior history.


A primary series of tetanus-diphtheria (Td) toxoid is initiated for all recruits lacking a reliable history of prior immunization in accordance with existing ACIP guidelines. Individuals with previous history of Td immunization receive a booster dose upon entry to active duty and subsequently in accordance with ACIP requirements.

Yellow Fever

Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard only

Routine "Booster" Shots while in the Military

Influenza (Flu Shot)

Annual, during "Flu Season" (October - March)


A primary series of tetanus-diphtheria (Td) toxoid is initiated for all recruits lacking a reliable history of prior immunization in accordance with existing ACIP guidelines. Individuals with previous history of Td immunization receive a booster dose upon entry to active duty and subsequently in accordance with ACIP requirements.

Yellow Fever

Navy and Marine Corps only.

Alert Forces

Hepatitis A

Air Force Only


Typhoid vaccine is administered to alert forces and personnel deploying to endemic areas.

Yellow Fever

Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard (Navy and Marine Corps receive all receive this, regardless of "Alert Status").

When Required by Host Country to Enter


Cholera vaccine is not administered routinely to either active or reserve component personnel. Cholera vaccine is administered to military personnel, only upon travel or deployment to countries requiring cholera vaccination as a condition for entry, or upon the direction of the appropriate Surgeon General, or Commandant (G-K), Coast Guard.

High Risk Occupational Groups

Hepatitis B







There is no requirement for routine immunization. Plague vaccine is administered to personnel who are likely to be assigned to areas where the risk of endemic transmission or other exposure is high. Vaccine may not be effective in the prevention of airborne infection. The addition of antibiotic prophylaxis is recommended for such situations.


Rabies vaccine is administered to personnel with a high risk of exposure (animal handlers; certain laboratory, field, and security personnel; and personnel frequently exposed to potentially rabid animals in a non occupational or recreational setting).



When Deployed to Area Where In-Theater Commander Accesses a Biological Threat

Small Pox

This vaccine is administered only under the authority of DoD Directive 6205.3, DoD Immunization Program for Biological Warfare Defense.


This vaccine is administered only under the authority of DoD Directive 6205.3, DoD Immunization Program for Biological Warfare Defense.

That is an extensive list of vaccines by any account, and this table lists only those vaccines that are likely to be listed on medical records. In the case of David Fey, no one knows what vaccine he was given. Perhaps most incriminating was the lack of any vaccine noted on his medical records, which was then later filled in with “flu vaccine.”

Yet, when Fey’s mother called a military hospital looking for answers, they claimed the shot was confidential.

The unidentified military health officer who spoke in the video above was not surprised by the apparent cover-up.

"We have a lovely term for that," he said. "We call it C.Y.A. [Cover Your A**] That's unfortunately an S.O.P. [Standard Operating Procedure] in the military."

Perhaps most concerning is the fact that men and women entering the military are powerless to reject vaccinations. They are expected to do as they are told, no questions asked, and this makes them prime candidates for having their rights violated.

What Happens if a Soldier Refuses a Vaccine?

In the military, vaccinations are not considered optional, even if they may harm your health.

Case in point, one U.S. soldier in Iraq, Pfc. Leif Hamre, was concerned about the questionable safety of the anthrax vaccine. When he refused to take it he was given an Article 15 -- a non-judicial military punishment -- including being taken off missions, assigned 18-hour workdays, and reduction in his pay scale, in addition to being subjected to threats and intimidation.

In some cases, soldiers can even be court-martialed.

In an open letter Hamre stated, “The tactics they have used to coerce me into taking the shot are unregulated, unscrupulous and downright un-American.”

And for soldiers who claim they have been harmed by a vaccine, the story is no different.

According to the unidentified military health officer soldiers are treated like vaccine reactions are “all in their heads.”

"I see the way the propaganda and information war is waged against America's sons and daughters and how patients are treated who claim to be injured from a vaccine," he said. "That's troubling. That should trouble America."

Getting Informed About Vaccinations

The issue of mandatory vaccinations of any kind is truly fraught with all kinds of danger, as well as basic ethical questions. Should anyone living in a supposedly free country be forced to be injected with questionable substances against their own will, for any reason?

The truth is that ALL vaccines are immune suppressing, meaning they depress your natural immune functions, which leaves you vulnerable to any number of diseases.

Individual vaccines also carry their own risks of side effects. The anthrax vaccine, for instance, has been potentially linked to:
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Diabetes
  • Lesions in your brain
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Paralysis
  • Seizures
And that is only a partial list.

Keep in mind that members of the military are not the only ones who are forced into taking vaccines. Civilians, too, must cross many hurdles to opt out of the aggressive vaccine schedule recommended for U.S. children. But it is still your right to do so.

I’ve compiled many resources to help you avoid unwanted vaccinations of all kinds, and I encourage you to do your own research before letting anyone immunize you or your children.

Always remember too that your first line of defense against any illness is not a vaccine -- it’s to posses a healthy, vibrant immune system!

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