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Soldiers Helping Soldiers Since 1942

  • Pfc. Duc Dao and Spc. Ralvin Dalere, wheeled vehicle mechanics assigned to 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, conducts maintenance to a Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck during a Oshkosh Defense led training class at Fort Carson, Colo., Oct. 17, 2023. Mechanics contribute to the mission success so training to upkeep military vehicles is an important task. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Woodlyne Escarne)
U.S. Army Sgt. Ronzell Bluefort, assigned to the 538 Forward Support Company, 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 41st Field Artillery Brigade, refuels M977 cargo truck during Combined Resolve 24-01 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center near Hohenfels, Germany Oct. 20, 2023. Combined Resolve 24-01 is a U.S. Army Europe and Africa exercise training the 41st Field Artillery Brigade and NATO allies and partners, providing training in support of NATO deterrence initiatives. Nearly 4,000 Soldiers from 14 nations are participating in Combined Resolve 24-01. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. William Kuang)

AER’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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Retired Lt. Gen. Robert Foley gives presentation on leadership

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.

Go to the Army G-9 website
  • 4 Million

    Soldiers assisted since 1942
  • $2 Billion

    Assistance provided since 1942
  • $1 Billion

    Assistance provided since 9/11