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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.

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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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DOD MWR Libraries Summer Reading Program

MWR develops all kinds of enrichment programs to support force readiness and military community. Check out the summer reading program at DOD MWR Libraries and find new joy in reading.

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From Audiobooks to Academic Research, the Digital Library Has It

These days, your computer or mobile device gives you easy online access to books anywhere in the world, anytime your curiosity strikes. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation digital library has valuable and easy-to-use databases to help military service members and their families meet their research needs or simply download a book to enjoy.

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Take Advantage of Online Learning Resources With Many Children Still Stuck at Home

Students are out of school because of the global outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19. Keep your children engaged and learning outside the classroom with online resources available through the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library.

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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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Products and Resources

Resources on this page are designed to assist service providers and leaders as they conduct and promote MWR programs and services. They provide background, highlights, data and other info.

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Morale, Welfare and Recreation – Air Force

Morale, Welfare and Recreation is essential to the resilience to the military community. When well-being is a priority, military families are strong and service members are mission-ready.

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MWR Programs for the Marines

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

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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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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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MWR Programs for the Navy

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

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Tax Terms Defined for the Military

Whether you’re doing taxes yourself or getting professional support from resources like Military OneSource MilTax or the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, the process can be a lot easier if you understand important tax terms.

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Earn, Spend, Protect, Borrow, Save and Invest

During Military Consumer Month, and whenever you sit down to work on your financial goals, think through how you can maximize what you earn, spend wisely, protect your assets and be a savvy borrower, saver and investor.

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Moving Overseas With Children

Moving overseas is an adventure that few families get the chance to experience together. Foreign countries with different languages and customs offer opportunities for kids to explore and learn.

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Understanding MWR funding categories

Funding for Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs and services is based on three categories: mission sustaining, community support and revenue generating.

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Military Spouse Benefits

The military lifestyle can be an exciting adventure for spouses as long as you’re prepared. Being prepared includes knowing your military spouse benefits — and where to find them — as you navigate your way through the military community.