The American Red Cross provides a worldwide system of emergency related services to members of the military and their families. These services include:
A global communication network for services members and their families suffering a family crisis.
Verification of emergencies to assist military commanders in making informed decisions regarding regular and/or emergency leave.
Access to after-hours financial assistance (AER, etc)
Confidential counseling, information and referral.
To initiate a Red Cross emergency communication message (ECM), service and family members can call 877-272-7337 any time day or night. Deployed service members are encouraged to contact their local servicing Red Cross office (determined through command), or phone 877-272-7337.
SAF keeps military personnel in touch with their families following the death or serious illness of an immediate family member, the birth of a child or other family emergencies.
The Red Cross offers counseling, information, referrals and other social services to military families
Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS)
The American Red Cross found that many military families do not know about Red Cross services to military personnel. In an effort to educate these family members, the Get to Know Us program is implemented at MEPS.
Service to Military Families: Fort Sill
The Red Cross is meeting the needs of a changing military and offers many services to military members, veterans and their families.
American Red Cross
4301 Wilson Street
Fort Sill, OK 73503
Service to Military Families: Tinker AFB
Red CrossThe nearest Red Cross office to Tinker Air Force Base is located at 601 Northeast 6th Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. For more information regarding program times and services, contact the Red Cross office at Tinker Air Force Base by calling 405-228-9500
Address American Red Cross
601 NE 6th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104