Army Emergency Relief
Army Emergency Relief (AER) plays a unique and important role in helping the Army "Take Care Of Its Own". AER provides financial assistance to soldiers (active and retired) during periods of valid emergencies.
AER is a private non-profit organization whose sole mission is to collect and hold funds to relieve financial distress to soldiers and their family members. AER exists solely for the soldier and belongs to all Army people, active and retired, and to the spouses and orphans of deceased soldiers.
Approval of an AER loan is based on a need created by an emergency situation beyond the control of the soldier. AER assistance is provided after all other means of assistance (personal funds, Finance, ACS, helping agencies, etc.) have been explored without success.
Soldiers (both active duty and retired) can now authorize an AER loan repayment allotment by completing an electronic allotment authorization on the AER web site, www.aerhq.org .
The primary areas of assistance at Fort Polk are:
Examples of conditions unauthorized for AER assistance:
Other SITEs OF INTEREST:
LOCATION: Building 920, 1591 Bell Richard Ave
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