Requesting Military Leave When a Family Member is Seriously Ill
Requests must go through the Red Cross. Their contact # is 1-800-696-3873.
They can take requests over the phone with the following information:
- Family member’s:
- Full name (including middle initial)
- Military address
- Branch of service & rank
- Social Security #
- Date of Birth
- Where they are stationed
- Phone #
- Current condition
- Current treatment
- Home address & phone #
- Whether any other family is present
Requests are usually responded to within 24 hours.