MWR Digital Library Helps Keep Families Engaged

The risk of COVID-19 is causing many of us to spend more time at home. You may get by for a while watching TV or playing board games, but you can also tap into a whole other world of entertainment from the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library.

DOD MWR Libraries Summer Reading Program Toolkit

Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs ensure high-quality, consistent military community support. The Summer Reading Program is just one example of the enrichment programs that MWR offers to support military families and to inspire force readiness.

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Accessing and Updating Your Military OneSource Account

With the breadth of information publicly available on Military OneSource, you may wonder why you need a Military OneSource account, how to update your password or who to contact if you need help troubleshooting your account. Behind the Military OneSource login, you get access to many free tools and additional content.

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Course

A training course designed for MWR staff provides information on how to deliver inclusive MWR programs, creating an accommodating environment for patrons with disabilities and extending MWR benefits to every member of the military. …

History of Military Recreation Programs

The historical roots of morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR) activities and nonappropriated funds (NAF) date back to the American Revolution. The sutlers The American Articles of War of 1775 provided for "sutlers" whose mission. …
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Get Military Discounts on Vacations Through American Forces Travel℠

There’s a new online leisure travel booking website created for members of the U.S. military community: American Forces Travel. American Forces Travel is designed to be a one-stop travel booking site. A joint service initiative, it offers military discounts and helps fund other current and future MWR programs.

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Family Fitness With Young Children

As a parent of young children, your time may not always feel like your own. Despite your best efforts to stay on top of your family’s schedule, there’s always another mess to clean or mouth to feed.

Fact Sheets

The fact sheets on this page are designed to assist service providers and leaders as they conduct and promote Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs and services. The fact sheets provide background, highlights, data and additional. …
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Parenting Youth and Teens – The Essentials

As a parent, your job is to raise children and teens to cope in healthy ways to changing circumstances like deployments, moves and new schools. Military OneSource is there to help you parent at every stage, offering guidance on making moves easier for your kids, helping you support your child at school and encouraging you to talk to teens about important topics like substance abuse and managing stress.

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Pre-K to 12 Education – The Essentials

Supporting a child’s education is one of your most important responsibilities as a parent. Military OneSource helps you build a strong foundation of learning for your child. This includes nurturing learning at home, building a relationship with your child’s school and tapping into the support and resources of your military community.

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MilTax: Tax Services for the Military

MilTax preparation and e-filing software is available mid-January through mid-October. Powered by an industry-leading tax service provider, it’s designed to address situations specific to the military. This easy-to-use, self-paced tax software walks you through a series of questions to help you complete and electronically file your federal return and up to three state tax forms. Calculations are 100% accurate – guaranteed by the software provider.