“To support our Soldiers and their families. We can show support for those who defend our country.” — Brinda HarrisMeridian, Miss.
“You’re going to need help at some point in life. Someone less fortunate may need it. It’s something to help out the Soldiers.”— PV2 Timothy Wood1st Battalion, 10th FieldArtillery Regiment
“To take care of our own in times of need.”
— MG(R) Kenneth LeuerMidland, Ga.
“It’s a good way to give back. You might be that person in that situation someday. It’s there for you.” — 1LT Dominic Rondelli 199th Infantry Brigade
“I’ve had Soldiers who have needed it for family emergencies. Fire, disaster, death in the family. AER is there.” — SSG Aaron Cook International Student Training Detachment