From fitness and sports to tickets and travel, MWR programs offer something for everyone. Whether you’re stationed on an installation or off, you’ll always have a way to access these offerings to relax, have fun and connect with others.
Military benefits entitle service members and families to stay at MWR recreational lodging around the world. Check out the affordable options and begin your next adventure.
Kids love playing outdoors, but that doesn’t mean you have to go to the park every day. Here are 10 outdoor activities that can help your children burn off energy, learn basic skills and have a good time.
There will always be days when cold or rainy weather keep everyone indoors. But don’t worry, there are plenty of ways to fight cabin fever. Here are 11 tried-and-tested activities that can help children burn off energy, learn basic skills and have a good time.
This page includes information on MWR programs for the Marine Corps.
This page includes information on morale, welfare and recreation programs for the Navy.
DOD MWR Libraries joined efforts with the four service branches to provide service members and their families with access to more free, online resources than ever before.
Shopping can be a challenge for National Guard and reserve service members who aren’t near an installation, so the Defense Commissary Agency offers them the chance to host an on-site sale.
Want to protect your hard-earned cash? Military discounts go a long way. Always ask retailers, restaurants, airlines, motels and other establishments, “Do you have a military discount?” Here are 25 other money-saving tips. Go ahead, wave your frugal flag.
The Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program and Military OneSource offer cost-effective ways for military families to enjoy their time off. This includes the Best Kept Secrets: Joint Services Campgrounds and Facilities guide, which will connect you with recreational sites across the country.
The next time you’re on official government travel, book your lodging directly in the Defense Travel System. The Department of Defense launched the Integrated Lodging Program Pilot on June 15, 2015. It provides quality and trusted government and commercial lodging, with greater safety and security and better services at reduced rates.
Military life has many demands, so you want to make the most of your free time.
When you spend time in another country as a service member, the Status of Forces Agreement, or SOFA, between the United States and your host country protects your legal status as military personnel in another nation.
Military dependents who are college students may have to consider international travel to get to their families during breaks. And travel can be expensive, especially during the holidays.
Find the answers to some frequently asked questions about online shopping benefits for veterans.
Whether you want to take in a socially distanced ball game, spend a day at local attractions or plan a vacation, your local Information, Tickets and Travel office is your key to great deals on recreation and leisure travel.
Family time is precious to service members and their spouses, so make the most of it by looking beyond phones and screens for simple activities together. Make family time count and try something as simple as going for a walk together. It will pay off in more ways than one.
Morale, Welfare and Recreation offers many options for service members to relax and have fun during their free time.
Next time you get to the airport and see a long line at security, keep your shoes on and your laptop packed: active-duty service members are eligible for expedited screening through the TSA Precheck®. You can board your flight quicker with TSA Precheck at more than 180 airports nationwide — and you don’t even have to be in uniform.
The Blue Star Museums initiative allows free access to museums across the country for active-duty, National Guard and reserve service members and their families.