Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a private, non-profit organization established to assist Soldiers and Retirees in emergency financial situations due to no fault of their own. Financial assistance is given in the form of an interest-free loan, grant, or combination of the two. Loans are repaid by an allotment. To apply for AER assistance, the Soldier simply visit AER to receive the information packet of all required documentation needed for the follow-up appointment.
AER helps with the following emergency financial needs:
Emergency transportation & vehicle repair
Personal needs when pay is delayed or stolen
Other emergency financial needs.