BREAKING: Mandatory vaccine policy for all active duty military - Secretary of Defense Austin

Officials tell Fox News Secretary of Defense Austin will make his recommendation to the White House tomorrow, and the official announcement is expected Friday.

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is expected Friday to announce a mandatory vaccine policy for all active-duty forces in the U.S. military.

The directive for all 1.3 million service members to get shots in their arms comes one day after President Biden urged all federal employees to get vaccinated.

The New York Times was first to report the story.