AER's Change in Leadership
After 11 years of dedicated service to Army Emergency Relief, our Director, LTG (R) Robert F. Foley, has decided to retire. During his tenure, LTG (R) Foley opened many new assistance categories and programs helping over 690,000 Soldiers with over $810M in financial assistance. His passion to help those in need has truly been an inspiration to us all. Best wishes to LTG (R) Foley and his family.
LTG (R) Raymond Mason has been selected as the new AER Director effective January 1, 2017. LTG (R) Mason comes to AER from Vision Technologies Systems (VTS) where he was the Chief Operating Officer. He is a highly regarded logistician with executive leadership experience in both commercial and military organizations. LTG (R) Mason retired from Active Duty after 35 years of service. His last duty assignment was the Army G-4 where he was responsible for sustaining the Army world-wide. LTG Mason has a Master’s of Science Degree in National Resourcing from National Defense University, and in Contracting & Acquisition Management from Florida Institute of Technology. His Bachelor’s degree is in Business (Marketing & Economics) from James Madison University. Join us in welcoming LTG Mason to the AER family!