Fort Lee hosts 2023 AER kickoff event

A U.S. Soldier in her dress uniform sits at a table and signs a poster whilst a woman in business attire watches.
By Terrance Bell | U.S. Army Garrison Fort Lee Public Affairs Office | March 9, 2023

FORT LEE, Virginia – The Army Emergency Relief campaign kickoff event took place March 8 at the Lee Theater.

Command Sgt. Maj. Tamisha Love was host for the occasion. Retired Sgt. Maj. Sgt. Maj. Lisa Clark, a financial assistance administrator at AER headquarters and the guest speaker, encouraged audience members to support their communities through AER, which offers help for Soldiers, retirees and Family members in many forms to include rent, utilities and scholarship assistance.

Clark served as the senior NCO of Fort Lee’s 23rd Quartermaster Brigade.

Staff Sgt. Washington Landa, Bravo Company, 266th Quartermaster Battalion, provided a testimonial.

For more info about AER, see a unit representative, call 804-734-7952 or visit

For more on the AER Annual Campaign, go to

A U.S. Soldier in his dress uniform stands at a podium and talks.
Staff Sgt. Washington Landa, a Bravo Company, 266th Quartermaster Battalion drill sergeant, provides testimony supporting the Army Emergency Relief program during a kickoff event March 8 at the Lee Theater. (Photo by Terrance Bell)
An audience of Soldiers in uniform sit in an auditorium.
Soldiers at Fort Lee listen to speakers talk about Army Emergency Relief during the installation’s Annual Campaign kickoff event March 8. (Photo by Terrance Bell)