Defense Department MWR Policy

These resources cover DOD directives, instructions and guidance for MWR. They include policies on fitness, Armed Forces Entertainment, recreational lodging and finances.

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Service Regulations and Orders

Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. Below are service-specific policies that govern Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs in the military. …

Recreation – Resources

Get energized about all the recreational resources available to service members and their families. Check out the many available programs, which are designed to provide relaxation, entertainment and fun. Morale, Welfare and Recreation. …

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.


MWR Programs for the Navy

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

Branch Support

Army Army OneSource This website offers a variety of information, services and resources for service members, their families, staff and civilians, including information on both. …

12 Can’t-Miss Parenting Resources for Military Parents

From new parent support assistance to newsletters packed with information, military parents have access to numerous resources to make your job of raising kids a little easier and a lot more fun.

Brigadier General Kathleen A. Cook

Military Service Representative: Director of Air Force Services, Headquarters U.S. Air Force Term of Service: 2 Years — Beginning June 2016 Brigadier General Kathleen A. Cook is Director of Air. …

Housing for Your New Service Member: Living in the Barracks

During basic training and initial job training, all enlisted service members are required to live in the barracks. When service members move to their permanent duty station, only single members are required to live in unaccompanied housing, or barracks.


7 Steps Military Families Can Take to Save Money

Saving money takes time, discipline and commitment, which is nothing new to military families. These seven steps will help you on your journey to financial security.


At Military OneSource, this is our promise to you and here are some of the ways that we can help you to be mission ready, secure your homefront and find rest and relaxation. Military OneSource connects you to your best MilLife.


Hobbies – The Essentials

Hobbies contribute to mission and family readiness and are a great way to relax, spend time alone, meet new people or bring you together with family and friends. They also keep you learning.


Family Life – Benefits

If you’re looking for discounted travel, entertainment and recreation opportunities, consider taking advantage of your military discounts. Your military ID is your ticket to military resorts, discount flights, vacation packages, and more. …

Free Resources for Service Members to Gain Financial Security

From budgeting and car buying to building a good credit score or getting a handle on student loans, your service member has access to several free benefits and protections to help them gain firm financial footing.


Explore the Library

As a service member, you know the importance of developing new skills, and your installation library is a great resource for professional development and learning. There’s so much there beyond books, including resume help, events information and research capabilities.


MWR Programs for the Marines

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


History of Military Recreation Programs

The historical roots of morale, welfare and recreation activities and nonappropriated funds date to the American Revolution.