Army Homefront Fund

Monday June 13, 2011

What is it?

While not an official part of the Army, the Army Homefront Fund provides emergency financial and other support to Soldiers and their families, with a focus on wounded warrior care and transition assistance. The Army Homefront Fund joins a vast number of support organizations that support Soldiers and their families.

Today, the Army Warrior Transition Command and Operation Homefront will sign a ceremonial Memorandum of Understanding recognizing the Army Homefront Fund.

What has the Army done?

Soldiers and their families often turn to their Family Readiness Group leaders, Hospital Liaison/Case Managers, Warrior Transition Units 1SGs/commanders or chaplains for help when facing a crisis or looking for additional assistance. Many times it is support organizations, such as Fisher House or Wounded Warrior Project, that are able to provide the immediate support our military families need.

Many of the support organizations providing support to military members and their families are listed on the Department of Defense’s Our Military website. In addition, the Gifts to Army program provides the American public with information on methods by which citizens, organizations and corporations can contribute cash and/or goods and services to benefit Soldiers and their families.

What continued effort does the Army have planned for the future?

The Army will continue to its commitment to the care of our Soldiers and their families, especially the care for our wounded warriors. Therefore, the Army will continue to inform and educate its personnel about community-based/non-profit support services available.

Why is it important to the Army?

The Army is expected to maintain its combat edge for the next several years to come, as we face an unforeseeable future. The Army recognizes community support as a key component of the support network to administer immediate support to warriors in transition and their families.


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