AFAS 2019 Annual Report

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

When unexpected emergencies arise, AFAS provides no-interest loans and grants to help Air Force families meet immediate needs and make a positive step towards a lasting financial solution.

In 2019, $7.32 million in emergency assistance was provided to Airmen and their families worldwide - $6.1 million in no-interest loans and $1.2 million in grants totaling 8,414 assists.

Emergency Assistance by Purpose

Funeral Expenses $130,000

Other Expenses $570,000

Vehicle Expenses $1.91 M

Emergency Travel Expenses $1.73 M

Basic Living Expenses $2.98 M

Of the $7.32 million given for emergency financial assistance:

93%

7%

More than $80,155 in assistance was provided exclusively to aid 57 Air Force Wounded Warriors . Of that 96% was in the form of grants.

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• 93% supported the Total Force (including active duty, eligible Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve) • 7% supported Air Force retired and widowed persons

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