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United States Marine Corps
Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society
208 Bancroft Street
MCAS New River
Jacksonville, NC 28545
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.
For immediate emergency assistance, dial 911. For non-emergencies call the Military Police at 910-451-3004/3005. The Victim Advocate emergency phone number is 910-376-2155.
The American Red Cross can also help in times of emergency. Quick communications with home about family emergencies is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including verification of death or serious illness of immediate family, birth announcements to fathers deployed overseas, and health and welfare reports resulting from a lack of communication over a long period of time.
The American Red Cross also offers financial assistance for military personnel and their immediate families in the form of interest free loans or grants when a loan would place a greater hardship on the family. The American Red Cross office may be reached by calling 910-449-4756.
Examples of need for financial assistance are:
The Navy Marine Corps Relief Society can also help in emergency situations. Contact them at the nearest Naval Base or Marine Corps Camp. Also, keep in mind that all branches of service have emergency relief agencies that can assist and communicate with agencies at MCAS New River.
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society can provide financial emergency assistance based upon need, through either loans or, when there is a particular hardship, grants.
Categories of financial assistance include:
Should you encounter an emergency en route to MCAS New River keep in mind the availability of Red Cross offices located throughout the United States. Be sure to contact the MCAS New River Duty Officer listed in the Location/Installation/Major Unit Listing.
Emergency Food Assistance
The Chapel aboard the Air Station maintains a food locker for emergencies. All they ask is when the service member gets back on their feet they replenish the supply!