I posted about this almost two years ago when we moved to a Ft Benning, GA. I got nowhere with CYSS and they ended up changing their rules on religious exemptions. Here's a summary.... When I called CYSS to get the info I needed to register my children with our Religious Exemption, I was told that I will need a letter from my clergy verifying our religious beliefs basically. We do not attend a church, so I called the Chaplain's office and they were not willing to help. I spoke to a few local churches who also didn't care to help me. So, I call CYSS back to let them know my situation and to see if there was anything else I could do as we do not attend church. I was told that the rules/regs have changed and the ONLY exemption for vaccines they will accept is medical (and it had to be life threatening!) So I was frustrated and ended up putting my daughter in PreK off post and involving both kids in sports at the local YMCA. Ok fine, no big deal.
Now, we are moving to Alaska! I just called to speak with CYSS about the requirements for Religious Exemptions against vaccinations and was told that I will need a letter from my clergy blah blah blah. So, idk what to do. I don't know who to turn to in order to get this letter from the "head of my church" saying that I have true and sincere religious beliefs against vaccinations. Can anybody think of anything?? We will be in the middle of nowhere Alaska, and I want my kids to be involved on post with sports and activities with their friends etc. HELP!