Marines, Sailors, and civilians at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji lined up for, what was for most, their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, February 18, Gotemba, Japan.
Approximately 86% of eligible CATC Camp Fuji personnel received the first dose, and of that, 27% received their second dose.
1st Lt. Demond Glover, company commander of CATC Camp Fuji, said that number is expected to climb. “We had a lot of Marines who had been on the fence, but seeing the base’s effort showed them they should get it, they should be protected.”
CATC Camp Fuji Branch Health Annex personnel had to carefully identify who on base was both eligible and willing to receive a vaccine to ensure nothing went to waste, and ended up with an even greater acceptance rate than previously anticipated.
“We had a lot of Marines who had been on the fence, but seeing the base’s effort showed them they should get it, they should be…
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