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Supporting Soldiers and Their Families Since 1942


Tropical Storm Beryl


Effective 8 July 2024, HQ AER began providing Disaster assistance to eligible individuals impacted by Tropical Storm Beryl. Eligible Army personnel may be provided financial assistance up to $600 for basic essential needs (Temporary Lodging, Food and Fuel) to sustain oneself during and after the storm.

Assistance will be retroactive to 7 July 2024 and applicants may apply for reimbursement as a “one time” exception for basic essential needs, and departure / return needs. Applicants will be required to provide receipts for expenses i.e., food, fuel, and temporary lodging to be reimbursed by AER.

Please refer to AER Disaster Assistance Bulletin 03-2024 (DOWNLOAD) for additional guidance.


Army Emergency Relief’s Mission

To provide grants, interest-free loans and scholarships to promote readiness and help relieve financial distress of Soldiers and their Families.

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Financial Frontline

Financial Frontline

Soldiers with AER loans who are eligible and fulfill the requirements can gain credit toward their loans by:

  • Reviewing and completing the financial training videos on the Army G-9 website within 90 days of the loan creation date;
  • Scoring an 80 or higher in the first three attempts on the test in AER’s Loan Portal.

Specialists/corporals and below can receive up to $500 and sergeants and above can receive up to $250 on their current loan balances. Credits will not exceed the current balance of the loan.

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  • 4 Million

    Soldiers assisted since 1942
  • $2 Billion

    Assistance provided since 1942
  • $1 Billion

    Assistance provided since 9/11