Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill commanding general, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Durr, Army Emergency Relief program adminstrator, and Command Sgt. Maj. Dwight Morrisey, FCoE and Fort Sill CSM, cut a cake to kick off the AER campaign in front of brigade leaders and AER campaign workers at the historic Patriot Club Feb. 22. The AER campaign will run through May 15. AER is a financial assistance program for Soldiers, that, through grants and loans, helps Soldiers in financial need or crisis. All money to fund the program is collected from fellow Soldiers during the campaign.