Accountability and Transparency

At AER, accountability, transparency, trust and ethical 
standards are unconditional.

Ethical Standards

Army Emergency Relief is committed to maintaining good corporate governance. As such, we voluntarily comply with the provisions of The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002, commonly referred to as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Although most of the provision of this legislation do not apply to nonprofit organizations, we believe that our voluntary compliance demonstrates and reinforces our commitment to integrity, competence, and fiduciary responsibility in managing Soldiers’ money.

Of particular interest to our web site visitors is the AER Code of Ethical Conduct, wherein we spell out our principles for dealing with U.S. Army Soldiers and their Family members. We encourage all who are associated with AER to report breaches of this policy and any occurrences of misconduct, fraud, and abuse by AER employees or Board members, and U.S. Army employees acting on AER's behalf. We have established an independent, third party, anonymous reporting system to receive and process reports of violations of our policies and ethical conduct.

Reports of misconduct, fraud, and abuse may be registered with Global Compliance at 1-877-874-8416 or online at

Any person registering a complaint should be aware of the AER Whistleblower Protection Policy.

Additional Ethics Information

AER Code of Ethical Conduct
AER Whistleblower Protection Policy

AER Alertline

IRS Determination Letters

2019 Letter
1990 Letter
1943 Letter

Annual Reports

2018 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report
2016 Annual Report
2015 Annual Report
2014 Annual Report
2013 Annual Report

Audited Financials

2018 Audited Financials
2017 Audited Financials
2016 Audited Financials
2015 Audited Financials
2014 Audited Financials
2013 Audited Financials
2012 Audited Financials

IRS Form 990

2018 IRS Form 990
2017 IRS Form 990
2016 IRS Form 990
2015 IRS Form 990
2014 IRS Form 990
2013 IRS Form 990
2012 IRS Form 990

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