Fort Drum Army Emergency Relief

Fort Drum Army Emergency Relief This is the Official page of Army Emergency Relief, Fort Drum, NY. Army Emergency Relief is a Non-Profit agency dedicated to assisting Active Duty Soldiers, Retired Soldiers, qualifying National Guard, Reserve Soldiers and their families.

It’s #NationalBloodDonorMonth and there are still Soldiers and Family members who need blood. You can help! Check out th...
01/22/2020

It’s #NationalBloodDonorMonth and there are still Soldiers and Family members who need blood. You can help! Check out the Armed Services Blood Program to see where you can give lifesaving blood products to a Soldier who needs it.

Our MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is open and accepting applications! Children of Active Duty and Retired Soldiers...
01/14/2020

Our MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is open and accepting applications! Children of Active Duty and Retired Soldiers are invited to apply. Last year, awards ranged from $500 to $3,400. Click below and follow the instructions to apply.

It’s the beginning of a new year! We’re still thinking about what we have been able to accomplish in 2019 with the help ...
01/06/2020

It’s the beginning of a new year! We’re still thinking about what we have been able to accomplish in 2019 with the help of our supporters: $70 Million in assistance provided to 40,000 Soldiers and Families. Thank you for supporting our mission! #ArmyStrong

Army Emergency Relief
12/23/2019

Army Emergency Relief

Hanukkah Sameach to all who celebrate from everyone at AER! We wish you a safe and happy holiday 🕯

Standing with AER is the most direct way to help Soldiers and Army Families. It’s What We Do!Please consider donating to...
12/23/2019

Standing with AER is the most direct way to help Soldiers and Army Families. It’s What We Do!

Please consider donating to AER during your end of year charitable giving.

http://bit.ly/2Q94KDL

90 cents of every dollar spent on programs in 2019.$69 million in assistance to over 40,000 soldiers, Spouses, and Child...
12/02/2019

90 cents of every dollar spent on programs in 2019.

$69 million in assistance to over 40,000 soldiers, Spouses, and Children.

#ItsWhatWeDo

Army Emergency Relief
11/29/2019

Army Emergency Relief

Shopping to help Soldiers? Yes Please!
When you shop Black Friday deals at smile.amazon.com/ch/53-0196552, AmazonSmile donates to Army Emergency Relief! 👀👏

Join #GivingTuesdayMilitary and be a part of 1 MILLION acts of kindness! Kindness can change the world, and it starts wi...
11/25/2019

Join #GivingTuesdayMilitary and be a part of 1 MILLION acts of kindness! Kindness can change the world, and it starts with you. #ArmyStrong #Military

It’s almost turkey time! AER can help you focus on the things that matter this Thanksgiving by offering support when you...
11/18/2019

It’s almost turkey time! AER can help you focus on the things that matter this Thanksgiving by offering support when you need it.

AER provides financial assistance for auto repair, utilities, food, and more… so #JustAsk!

AER observes Veteran’s Day in honor of those who served our Nation in uniform. We are so grateful to all who served.
11/13/2019

AER observes Veteran’s Day in honor of those who served our Nation in uniform. We are so grateful to all who served.

Brr! It’s almost that time of year again- time to turn on the heat!Good thing AER provides financial assistance for util...
11/04/2019

Brr! It’s almost that time of year again- time to turn on the heat!

Good thing AER provides financial assistance for utilities and appliance repair and replacement!

See your local AER officer to learn more:

Taking out an expensive loan? Sounds spooky to us!When you need help, AER provides zero-interest loans and grants to Sol...
10/30/2019

Taking out an expensive loan? Sounds spooky to us!

When you need help, AER provides zero-interest loans and grants to Soldiers and their Families.

Sweeter than Halloween candy!

New options available for spouse employment, relicensing
10/23/2019
New options available for spouse employment, relicensing

New options available for spouse employment, relicensing

The Department of Labor recently launched a website to help military spouses that possess an occupational license and need to transfer their credentials to another state.

Last year, AER provided over $500,000 for natural disaster preparation, evacuation and recovery. Don't let natural disas...
10/17/2019

Last year, AER provided over $500,000 for natural disaster preparation, evacuation and recovery. Don't let natural disasters hinder readiness. Ask AER for help!

Army Emergency Relief
10/16/2019

Army Emergency Relief

It's been a busy week! What did we accomplish?

✅ Traded socks for follows at Army Ten-Miler
✅ Engaged with industry at Association of the United States Army - AUSA National Annual Meeting
✅ Our Military Spouse Ambassador Krista Simpson spoke about spouse employment at the AUSA Family Forum
✅ AER Director, LTG (R) Ray Mason addressed the Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army

Not a bad week. And while we were engaging the public, our team around the world provided assistance to over 700 Soldiers. 💁‍♀️🤗

Photos from Fort Drum Army Emergency Relief's post
10/07/2019

Photos from Fort Drum Army Emergency Relief's post

10/07/2019
Army Emergency Relief

Army Emergency Relief

Check out four-star and Commanding General of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, GEN Paul E. Funk II, and his wife, Dr. Beth Funk, joining us for an episode of Just Ask!

We were so excited to talk about TRADOC and Family and Spouse support with them at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier! 💪 #Hooah

Army Emergency Relief
10/04/2019

Army Emergency Relief

LTG Mason, CSM Tracey Anbiya, and Krista S. Anderson, 2018 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year had a great time visiting Aberdeen Proving Ground! We always enjoy talking to Soldiers and Spouses about everything AER 🤝

Thank you all for being important Army teammates! 💪

Sorry... about the late posting, here are two of our winners from the Give GetBack AAFES/AER drawing, receiving their $2...
10/01/2019

Sorry... about the late posting, here are two of our winners from the Give GetBack AAFES/AER drawing, receiving their $25 AAFES gift cards. Thank you all for supporting our program and your local AAFES PX. Our other winner is currently involved in a training exercise.

Please check out the Urban Mission tomorrow if you need school supplies for your children!
08/22/2019
Watertown’s Urban Mission is giving out school supplies

Please check out the Urban Mission tomorrow if you need school supplies for your children!

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Volunteers at Watertown’s Urban Mission are helping kids in Jefferson County get ready to go back to school.

Army Emergency Relief
07/20/2019

Army Emergency Relief

SOLDIERS 👏 HELPING 👏 SOLDIERS 👏👏👏
We are still beaming. #AERsymposium2019 wrapped up last week and we were sad to see everyone go! But we had such a good time with all of our AEROs, CSMs, and impeccable speakers! Thank you to all who contributed to making this a success and believing in the message that the Army takes care of its own. #HOOAH

05/29/2019

Our phones are fully functioning now!!

05/29/2019

Sorry for the inconvenience, but our office phones currently are only receiving DSN calls. All outside lines, will only get a busy signal, the issue is being addressed. If you need emergency assistance please come into our office, contact us here on facebook or contact your unit and have them contact us via DSN. Again sorry for the inconvenience.

Army Emergency Relief
04/28/2019

Army Emergency Relief

Today we’re Operation Deploy Your Dress here in Washington, DC. We anticipate 600+ ladies at this event! The dresses are donated, and those with a military or dependent ID gets a free dress and one accessory! Everyone looks lovely and MANY are saying yes to the dress! The Army Ball is coming up, along with prom season! We’re here, educating Army spouses and Soldiers about scholarships and assistance categories. #armyball #sayyestothedress #dresses #aer #usarmy #itswhatwedo

What a great team we have at AER Ft. Drum! :)
04/02/2019

What a great team we have at AER Ft. Drum! :)

Your AER Officers standing by to assist you. Climb to Glory!

Your AER Officers standing by to assist you. Climb to Glory!
04/02/2019

Your AER Officers standing by to assist you. Climb to Glory!

02/20/2019
Army Emergency Relief

#AERJustAsk

In episode 2 of #AERJustAsk we bust the myth about losing your security clearance, how spouses can receive assistance while their soldier is deployed, and scholarships for certifications!

Want to ask us a question? Comment below and use hashtag #AERJustAsk.

AER Kickoff Ceremony at Fort Drum, NY 2019!
02/20/2019

AER Kickoff Ceremony at Fort Drum, NY 2019!

The Army Emergency Relief program has been all about Soldiers helping Soldiers since it began 77 years ago. Soldiers from across the 10th Mountain Division (LI) gathered yesterday to help launch the annual Fort Drum AER campaign, which emphasizes educating and informing service members about this emergency financial assistance program, as well as the fundraising goal. https://www.dvidshub.net/news/311237/soldiers-helping-soldiers-defines-army-emergency-relief-all-about-fort-drum-kicks-off-its-campaign

02/13/2019

Sorry, but because of weather delays the AER Campaign Kick Off Ceremony has been postponed until Tuesday the 19th. Same times and place: The Commons, 1000-1045 Program update, 1100-1130 Ceremony, 1330-1530 Training for unit AER Reps

Thank you all for supporting our program,

Your Fort Drum AER team

Dependent youth (Retired or Active Soldier dependent), entering college in the Fall.....apply for AER scholarship before...
02/08/2019

Dependent youth (Retired or Active Soldier dependent), entering college in the Fall.....apply for AER scholarship before 1 April 2019!!!!

02/05/2019
Army Emergency Relief

Army Emergency Relief

SMA Dailey and Mrs. Holly Dailey speak about how AER provides financial assistance to Soldiers and their families. AER should be the first choice for Soldiers and their famileis when facing financial hardship. U.S. Army USAA U.S. Army Reserve The National Guard Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness Reserve Officers Association National Guard Association of the United States - NGAUS Army Times Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

02/05/2019
Army Emergency Relief

#AERjustask

It's Army Emergency Relief's 77th birthday today! To celebrate, we're kicking off a new video series, #AERJustAsk! Every week we'll answer real questions from real audience members!

In this episode we answer questions about car replacement, car repair, and assistance during the government shutdown.

Want to win a pair of #AERGoldSocks? Comment below and tell us what your installation is doing to kickoff the Army's 77th Annual #AERCampaign2019!

Want to ask us a question? Comment below and use hashtag #AERJustAsk.

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01/16/2019

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR SOLDIERS (ACTIVE & RETIRED) AFFECTED BY GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WHO'S ELIGIBLE?
- Retired Army personnel (blue ID card) affected by furlough
- Current members of National Guard and Army Reserve who are also Federal Employees that have been placed on furlough
- Gray Area Retired Soldiers (National Guard and Army Reserve) (pink ID card) who are also Federal Employees that have been placed on furlough

WHAT'S AVAILABLE?
Zero-interest loan up to $600 to meet basic living expenses. Assistance for valid needs is available for each pay period missed throughout the shutdown.

HOW TO RECEIVE ASSISTANCE?
Visit your nearest Military Aid Office (https://www.aerhq.org/Office-Locator). If you're not within 50 miles of a military installation, please call the American Red Cross at 1-877-272-7337 and select option 3 for financial assistance.

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#shutdown #govtshutdown #governmentshutdown

Exciting changes of policy for 2019 and New Categories of Assistance!!! Please contact our office for more details: 315-...
01/09/2019

Exciting changes of policy for 2019 and New Categories of Assistance!!! Please contact our office for more details: 315-772-6560 M-F 0730-1630

Fort Drum Army Emergency Relief
11/09/2018

Fort Drum Army Emergency Relief

Searching for our national website! Make sure you find us first!
11/09/2018

Searching for our national website! Make sure you find us first!

Army Emergency Relief
09/10/2018

Army Emergency Relief

HURRICANE FLORENCE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE ADVISORY:

IN THE EVENT OF EVACUATION ORDERS, Soldiers, Retired Soldiers, and Gold Star Surviving Spouses and Children are eligible for a zero-interest loan in the amount of $600 to assist with hurricane preparedness and evacuation.

If you think you may need financial assistance, we advise you to contact your local ACS/AER office as soon as possible to find out what paperwork may be required. Find your local office here: https://www.aerhq.org/Office-Locator.

In the event of an installation evacuation with ACS/AER office closure, assistance requests will be processed through the American Red Cross at 1-877-272-7337.

Please follow @AERHQ throughout the week for financial assistance information related to Hurricane Florence.

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Army Emergency Relief
09/01/2018

Army Emergency Relief

Retired Lt. Gen. Ray Mason, director of Army Emergency Relief, discusses how AER was able to assist Soldiers and their Families after Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the VI in 2017.

Retired Soldier's don't miss this event! Please stop by our table.
08/30/2018

Retired Soldier's don't miss this event! Please stop by our table.

Fort Drum Medical Activity
08/30/2018

Fort Drum Medical Activity

Closure Notice:
The Fort Drum Medical Activity will be closed Friday, Aug. 31 and Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. Normal operations will resume on Sept. 4.

Army Emergency Relief
08/24/2018

Army Emergency Relief

Retired Lt. Col. Joel J Levesque, Chief Financial Officer, Army Emergency Relief, signs a document acknowledging acceptance of a $462,000 donation from the estate of an Air Force veteran. AER deeply appreciates the generosity of him and those like him who give to military aid societies like ours. Soldiers helping Soldiers - arm-in-arm with our sister services, to provide financial assistance to service members when they need it. More on this giving individual upon receipt of his donation.

Address

435A MWR Dr
Fort Drum, NY
13602

Opening Hours

Monday 07:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 07:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 07:30 - 16:30
Thursday 07:30 - 16:30
Friday 07:30 - 16:30

Telephone

(315) 772-6560

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A month ago i was homeless. Thanks to the hard work of the team on fort Drum im living comfortably in a apartment. I could never repay the hard work these peopld put in and with quickness. Im retired and they helped me faster than the VA could!
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