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:
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.
20 30 40
50 60 70
• 93% supported the Total Force (including active duty, eligible Air National Guard, and Air Force Reserve) • 7% supported Air Force retired and widowed persons
AFAS.ORG / 2019 Annual Report
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