The following is an excerpt from the National Vaccine Information Center.

DoD policies require compliance with the provisions contained in Joint Air Force, Army, Navy, and Coast Guard publication (AR 40-562, BUMEDINST 6230.15A, AFJI 48-110, CG COMDTINST M6230.4F) update released 7 October 2013. Medical and Administrative (Conscientious and Religious) exemption procedures are contained in Chapter 2: Para 2-6.

For more information about your rights with regard to taking anthrax vaccine or other vaccines required by the military, go to the DHA - IHB website for exemption information.

The DHA - IHB provides guidance on vaccine policy, education, and training. The DHA-IHB has Immunization Healthcare Specialists (IHSs) located around the world. For contact information for the IHS assigned to your location, you can find a list on the IHB website.