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Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs and Eligibility

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.

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Vacation With MWR Recreational Lodging

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.

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10 Outdoor Games Your Children Will Love

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.

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Indoor Fun Helps Military Families Beat Cabin Fever

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.

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MWR Programs for the Marines

This page includes information on MWR programs for the Marine Corps.

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MWR Programs for the Navy

This page includes information on morale, welfare and recreation programs for the Navy.

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Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library

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.

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Commissary On-Site Sales for National Guard and Reserve

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.

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25 Money-saving Tips for Military Families

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.

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Best Kept Secrets: Military Campgrounds at a Discount

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.

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Information on the Integrated Lodging Program

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.

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Information, Tickets and Travel: Your Key to Fun

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.

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Families Who Walk Together Talk Together

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.

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Expedite Airline Boarding with TSA PreCheck

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.

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Blue Star Museums

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.