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Financial Assistance Available for Government Shutdown

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR SOLDIERS (ACTIVE & RETIRED) AFFECTED BY GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

WHO'S ELIGIBLE?
- Retired Army personnel (blue ID card) affected by furlough
- Current members of National Guard and Army Reserve who are also Federal Employees that have been placed on furlough
- Gray Area Retired Soldiers (National Guard and Army Reserve) (pink ID card) who are also Federal Employees that have been placed on furlough

WHAT'S AVAILABLE?
Zero-interest loan up to $600 to meet basic living expenses. Assistance for valid needs is available for each pay period missed throughout the shutdown.

HOW CAN YOU RECEIVE ASSISTANCE?
Visit your nearest Military Aid Office (https://www.aerhq.org/Office-Locator). If you're not within 50 miles of a military installation, please call the American Red Cross at 1-877-272-7337 and select option 3 for financial assistance.

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