The Air Force Aid Society, the official charity of the U.S. Air Force, provides emergency assistance to Airmen and eligible family members by offering needs-based, interest-free loans and grants. Since its creation in 1942, the Air Force Aid Society has helped countless members of the Air Force community. Emergency loans provided by the Air Force Aid Society can cover costs for expenses such as emergency travel, funeral arrangements, basic living expenses, child care, and moving expenses. Apply online or in person at the Air Force Aid office in the Airman and Family Readiness Center.
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The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes was established in 2004 to provide severely wounded veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their families, with emergency financial assistance and other support services to help them recover from their injuries and rebuild their lives.
Operation Second Chance, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 organization, supports wounded servicemen and women recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (Bethesda, MD) and veterans who have a 70% or higher disability rating.