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Department of the Air Force
Air Force Aid Society
7601 Randall Avenue
F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005-2502
If you need emergency assistance, you can expect to get help from your installation, your branch of service resources. There are programs to support you in a variety of situations, including victim assistance, emergencies en route and service-specific relief societies. Below, you’ll find types of assistance, contact information, and detailed procedures and guidance to help you through any tough circumstances that you or your family may face.
Another avenue of emergency financial assistance is the Air Force Aid Society. Directly contact the nearest AFAS officer or if unavailable in your area, contact an emergency financial aid officer at the closest military installation. AFAS does have a reciprocal agreement with all branches of the military. AFAS can provide financial emergency assistance based upon need, through loans or, when there is a particular hardship, grants. Contact DSN 481-2216 or Commercial 307-773-2216 for more information.
Categories of financial assistance include:
The American Red Cross links members of the U.S. Armed Forces with their families during a crisis. Twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year, the Red Cross quickly sends emergency communications to deployed service members on behalf of their family. Military members can have peace of mind knowing that when they are on a mission, in training or stationed far from home, and leaving cell phones and emails behind, they are still connected to home.
While providing service to 1.4 million active duty military personnel and their families, the Red Cross also reaches out to more than 1.2 million members of the National Guard and Reserves and their families living in nearly every community in America.
Red Cross workers in hundreds of chapters and on military installations briefed 974,573 departing service members and their families regarding available support services, and explained how the Red Cross may assist them during deployment.
Both active duty and community-based military can count on the Red Cross to provide emergency communications that link them with their families back home, access to financial assistance in partnership with the military aid societies, information and referral and assistance to veterans. Red Cross personnel form a global network in 700 U.S. chapters, military installations worldwide and in forward deployed locations in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Contact information for the local American Red Cross is: American Red Cross, 3619 Evans Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82001, 307-638-8906.
First of all, make sure you have all your important papers with you, not packed with your household goods, including telephone numbers for your commander, commander's support staff, and sponsor. In-Processing checklist required documentation:
Government travel card: Please have GTC balance information for split disbursement payment.
Married en Route: Bring original marriage license and spouse's birth certificate.
The Salvation Army is serving more people in the USA than ever before. More than 30 million people received help from The Salvation Army in 2008, but the magnitude of the mission facing The Salvation Army in communities throughout the United States remains great. The Salvation Army mission includes community and fellowship, rebuilding lives, and providing comfort and support. Programs include missing persons, recreation, community care ministries, youth camps, disaster relief, adult rehabilitation, combating human trafficking, Christmas charity, and elderly services to name a few.
Contact information for the local Salvation Army is: The Salvation Army, 601 E. 20th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001, 307-634-2769.
No matter how well you've planned, emergencies do happen. What should you do in case of emergency while you're traveling?
The emergency phone number for the base is 911. The law enforcement desk is DSN 481-3501 or commercial 307-773-3501. All notifications for emergency assistance comes through the first sergeant via the command post and then to the appropriate personnel on-call. Command post number is DSN 481-3921 or commercial 307-773-3921.