ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 21, 2011 – Army Emergency Relief (AER) received a check for more than $20,000 from Triumph Enterprises during a short ceremony at AER’s national headquarters this morning.
The money was raised during Triumph’s fifth annual golf tournament earlier this summer. “We are indebted to the men, women and families who have sacrificed so much for the freedom of this great Nation,” said M.N. Scott Ulvi, president and CEO of Triumph. “We take pride in being able to help AER take care of Soldiers.”
“All of us at Army Emergency Relief are grateful for the wonderful donation made by Triumph Enterprises,” said retired Army Lt. Gen. Robert Foley, director of AER. “We also appreciate the tremendous support of its employees in organizing such a successful fund-raising event focused on thanking Soldiers and their Families for the sacrifices they make every day.”
AER is a private nonprofit organization incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff with the sole mission of helping soldiers and their dependents. AER is the Army's own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own". AER provides commanders a valuable asset in accomplishing their basic command responsibility for the morale and welfare of soldiers.