Army Emergency Relief (AER)

Hours of Operation

Monday 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Federal Holidays Closed


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Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a private nonprofit organization incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. The mission of AER is to provide emergency financial assistance to Soldiers and their Families and Retirees. 

AER Loan Applications

The following forms and worksheets are required to process your AER loan or grant request.  Please see below.  If you should require computer or printing support, you can access the computer lab at ACS Building 1526.


Please ensure you have a current copy of the most recent end of month Leave & Earnings Statement (LES), your Military ID Card, all supporting documentation pertaining to your financial emergency and a completed blank client budget worksheet. 

What Can AER Do?

Help with emergency financial needs such as:

  • Food, rent or utilities
  • Emergency travel
  • Funeral expenses
  • Immigration Fees
  • Care Repair / Car Payment

Provide college scholarships to children, spouses, and surviving spouses of Soldiers.

  • Scholarship Opportunities:
  • Dependent Children Scholarship Program
  • Spouse Scholarship Assistance Program
  • Eligibility requirements and applications can be obtained at Army Emergency Relief.
Who is Eligible?
  • Active duty Soldiers, single or married, and their Family members.
  • Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers on continuous active duty for more than 30 days and their Family members (Title 10, USC).
  • Soldiers retired from active duty for longevity or physical disability, and their Family members.
  • Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers who retired at age 60, and their Family members.
  • Surviving spouses and orphans of Soldiers who died while on active duty or afterthey retired.
Company Commanders & 1SG AER ToolKit

Forms for Leadership:

Financial Classes and Workshops

• Preparing a Budget

• Car Buying

• How to read an LES

• Living within your means

• Army Emergency Relief

• ACS Resources

To Request a class please utilize the class request form located under "Forms for Leadership"

Command Financial NCO Program

The CFNCO is a valuable resource to the unit commander in maintaining the financial readiness of his/her unit. The CFNCO program provides commanders a mechanism through which education, training, counseling, and referral procedures can be established in their units.   The CFNCO Program is designed to promote financial education and awareness to ensure Soldiers and families are making wise financial choices.  Through financial training Soldiers and families can become responsible money managers.

 • Leadership has a Subject Matter Expert imbedded within the Battalion.

 • A resource within the Battalion and enables the Command to keep a abreast of Soldier’s needs.

 • Financial educator within the BN

Please Contact ACS Financial Readiness / AER for more information. 719-526-0438

Other Financial Tools

Army Community Service Financial Readiness offers many financial tools.