Asked by: Yajie Czarnetzki
asked in category: General Last Updated: 24th June, 2020

What can I get an AER loan for?

AER provides funds to help Soldiers with immediate financial needs with rent, utilities, emergency travel, etc.

Examples include:
  • Food, rent, or utilities.
  • Emergency transportation and vehicle repair.
  • Funeral expenses.
  • Medical/dental expenses.
  • Personal needs when pay is delayed or stolen.
  • Help needed due to natural disasters.

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Beside this, what qualifies for an AER loan?

Almost all active duty soldiers and their dependents qualify for AER help, as well as military retirees, widows and orphans of soldiers who died on active duty or after retirement, medical retirees and their families and members of the Guard and reserve who have been activated for more than 30 days.

Secondly, can you apply for AER loan online? ONLINE. It is safe and secure to make loan payments online. You will need your Client ID before registering to make a payment. Click here for detailed instructions on how to register and make a payment.

Subsequently, question is, can you get 2 AER loans?

AER provides soldiers with interest-free loans or grants on a case-by-case basis for needs such as emergency travel, food, utilities, rent or medical expenses. There is no loan dollar cap, though soldiers are limited to two AER loans per year without command approval.

How do you get emergency relief in the army?

In the absence of a local Military Aid Society, AER assistance is available by calling the American Red Cross at 1-877-272-7337, and then selecting option 3 for financial assistance.

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