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Army Emergency Relief campaign kicks off

By U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) Public Affairs | U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) | March 2, 2017

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Lt. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commander, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) spoke on the importance of Army Emergency Relief, or AER, during the campaign kickoff event at the Fort Sam Houston Theater March 1. AER is the Army's own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to “Helping the Army Take Care of its Own.” AER financial assistance is conducted within the Army structure by mission commanders and garrison commanders through AER Sections located at U.S. Army installations worldwide.