The Red Cross helps members of the military, veterans and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to, the challenges of military service.
Volunteers provide home comforts and critical services on bases and in military hospitals around the world
We support military families during deployments and emergencies
We continue serving our nation’s veterans after their service ends
Every day, the American Red Cross provides 24/7 global emergency communication services and other support in military and veteran health care facilities across the country and around the world.
The Red Cross provides
in-person support for troops on all military installations in the U.S. and on more than 35 overseas installations including the Far East, Middle East and Europe.
Each year, the Red Cross provides more than
540,000 services to service members, veterans and their families by leveraging our worldwide network of volunteers.
‘Get To Know Us Before You Need Us’ program, we meet with enlistees and their families to share how our services can help before, during and after deployment.
The Red Cross has been serving the military for
more than 140 years and has deployed alongside military in every U.S. conflict since the Spanish-American War.
Join Us as a Volunteer
Want to support military and veteran families in your community? Sign up to become a Red Cross volunteer. Visit the link below, enter your zip code, and type “SAF” in the search bar.
From the first day of enlistment, service members and their families are eligible for Red Cross assistance.
Global Service Delivery
All Red Cross services provided at home and overseas installations
Information and support services to help with the practical and emotional challenges of deployment
Deployment Teams In-Theater
Provide on-the-ground comfort and build morale
Deliver verified messages during emergencies at home
Access to financial assistance and resources
Military Hospital & Clinic Programs
Provide comfort and build morale
Enhance therapy programs
Provide information and referral services
Assist with Veteran Appeals
The American Red Cross delivers verified messages to deployed service members during emergencies at home.
The American Red Cross works in partnership with military aid societies to provide quality, reliable financial assistance to eligible applicants 24/7/365.
Information Referral Services
The American Red Cross offers confidential services to all members of the military, veterans, and their families by connecting them with local, state and national resources.
Whether your family is facing its first deployment or the next of many, the American Red Cross has developed workshops, information and support services to help you with the practical and emotional challenges.
Services for Veterans
The American Red Cross offers confidential services to all veterans and their families by connecting them with local, state and national resources, including assistance with preparing, developing, and obtaining sufficient evidence to support applicants’ claims for veterans’ benefits.
Military and Veteran Caregiver Network
Caregivers from all eras and services are invited to join and exchange experience, empathy, education and encouragement.
Make a Monthly Gift to Support Military & Veteran Families
The American Red Cross is there every step of the way for members of our Armed Forces, veterans and their families. Your gift will help ensure that those who serve our country have our unwavering support.