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.

Happy Women’s History Month! This month we recognize all Female Soldiers and Spouses who are assets to the Army Team tod...
03/10/2020

Happy Women’s History Month! This month we recognize all Female Soldiers and Spouses who are assets to the Army Team today, as well as the many heroic women who have supported the Army and defended our Nation since its inception in 1775. #ArmyTeam #WomensHistoryMonth

Army Emergency Relief
03/03/2020

Army Emergency Relief

It’s time for #AERCampaign2020!
Consider giving a hand up to a Soldier in need today.

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02/27/2020
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Army Emergency Relief

What a #StoryofAssistance! We are so glad we were able to help this Soldier when he needed a hand. This is why we do what we do! 🤝

Did you know that Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Louis, a Soldier Himself, gave the money he won from a match in 1942 t...
02/25/2020

Did you know that Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Louis, a Soldier Himself, gave the money he won from a match in 1942 to AER? He raised nearly $100,000 for the Army and Navy Military Relief Societies! When you contribute to AER’s mission, you’re in good company.

Now that’s some #ArmyHistory!

#ArmyEmergencyRelief #AERCampaign2020

Army Emergency Relief
02/24/2020
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“If you’re not familiar with Army Emergency Relief, it is the No. 1 tool that we use to support our families” 🤝🤝🤝

It’s Spotlight time! We are excited to be featuringShanikka Charleston, an AER Administrative Assistant at Fort Knox, KY...
02/17/2020

It’s Spotlight time! We are excited to be featuringShanikka Charleston, an AER Administrative Assistant at Fort Knox, KY.

She was selected as the ACS Hero of the Week for going above and beyond to help a Soldier with an assistance application, showing enthusiasm and dedication to the AER mission. She was then selected by the DFMWR Director, Randy Moore, as his Hero of the Week! Thank you for everything you do for the Army Team, Shanikka!

Army Emergency Relief
02/17/2020

Army Emergency Relief

Happy Presidents' Day! Today we are especially thinking about our first commander-in-chief and General of the Continental Army, George Washington 💪 Have a great Holiday!

Army Emergency Relief
02/07/2020

Army Emergency Relief

Happy 78th Birthday to Army Emergency Relief!

Since 1942, AER has provided $2 Billion to 4 Million Soldiers and Families, including $1 Billion since 9/11. Here’s to many more years of supporting Soldiers and Families! One Team, One Fight! #itsWhatWeDo

#ArmyEmergencyRelief #ArmyStrong

02/03/2020
Welcome to AERO Spotlight! Throughout the year, we will be highlighting some of our many incredible Army Emergency Relie...
01/27/2020

Welcome to AERO Spotlight! Throughout the year, we will be highlighting some of our many incredible Army Emergency Relief Officers, who guide and support Soldiers and Families when they need a hand up.

What better way to kick off AERO Spotlight than with Fort Leonard Wood’s Chuck Matthews? Chuck is a tremendous AERO, and he received the Unsung Hero Award at AER Symposium 2019 for his dedication to helping Soldiers and Families.

Thank you for all that you do, Chuck!

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

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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
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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
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#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!!!!

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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