Q. I have a group and we have performed in the past at local
events, including some at Army Installations. I am inquiring if
there is an easier way to get bookings accross the country than calling
each one individually.
A. The Family and MWR Command does not book touring acts
either in the United States or overseas. Suggest you talk to
either USO or Armed Forces
Q. Dear Sir or Madam, I
would like to join the U.S. Army. Can you help?
A. Use the Army Recruitment Website - GoArmy.com.
Thanks you for considering serving in the U.S. Army.
Q. I am writing to you from
West Warwick, R.I. I'm a former active duty soldier with the U.S.
Army and I'm trying to find a friend of mine. Can you help me?
A. The mission of FMWRC does not include finding soldiers or
civilians. This could be a risk to both their security and
privacy. U.S. Army Human Resources Command (HRC) may be able to help you.
Where can I contact the "Space Available" or Space A program?
There is no central telephone directory for Space A availabilities.
Space A is performed on an as needed and as available basis only, at
the local operations center on the local military installation.
Can I purchase an advertisement on www.armyMWR.org?
A. ArmyMWR.org is
an official website, and therefore may not contain advertising and
sponsorships. You may be able to purchase advertising on our patron
Visit the Commercial Sponsorship webpages
for information on all Army sponsorship possibilities.
Q. Who can take advantage of the many opportunities
and programs MWR has to offer?
A. MWR programs are
open to Authorized Patrons only. MWR programs are established
for active duty (AD) military personnel. AD personnel receive
priority for participation or use if space is limited. Ready and
Selected Reserve members have the same priority as AD military
with regard to category C MWR activites only. Gray area retirees
reservists under age 60) have the same priority as regular Army
for use of category C MWR activities only.
Neither the Ready, Selected, or Retired Reserve without
pay have first priority for categories A and B MWR activities.
Eligible family members may participate in MWR activities
whether or not accompanied by the sponsor. Family members and guests
Guests must be accompanied by authorized patrons and may
participate in MWR activities, purchase items incidental to
of first priority patrons assume the same
others have equal access after first priority patrons, on a first come
determined otherwise by the local commander.
and consume food and beverages while on the
Otherwise, guests are not authorized resale purchases.
commanders (or delegatees) will approve local rules governing the
of guests and the frequency of use at specific facilities.
Q. Do service connected disabled veterans who possess
a disabled veteran's VA ID card have any MWR bennefits, exchange or
privillages? I ask because my uncle is a disabled veteran and he wanted
to know what bennefits he had.
A. Only veterans with
a 100% service-connected disability and an honorable discharge are
patrons of MWR and the post exchange on a military installation.
In most situations, the authorized patron may be accompanied by a
On eligibility for commissary privileges, it is best to contact the
military installation commissary manager to determine the proper
and governing requirements.
If I am retired and eligible, what do I do?
In accordance with DoD Instruction 1015.10, retired DoD civilians are
authorized patronage of MWR programs and facilities at the discretion
of the installation commander based on adequacy of facilities and space
availability. It would be prudent for you to call ahead to the facility
you want to use and inquire as to their specific patronage policy and,
if authorized, what kind of identification you should present to
authenticate your status as a retired DoD civilian employee.
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