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Morale, Welfare and Recreation, abbreviated MWR, is a department within the Navy’s Fleet and Family Readiness Program, (N9) and part of the Navy’s base operating support network under the Commander, Naval Installation Command. The NAS Whiting Field MWR program is one of seventeen installation MWR programs within the Southeast Region and we report directly to the Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station Whiting Field.Take a virtual tour of Airdales Recreation Center!
We provide support and leisure services designed for use by U.S. military personnel (Active, Reserve, Retired), their families, and current DoD civilian employees. We manage Mission Essential, Community Support, and Business Activities and specialize in Fitness, Sports, Recreation, Food and Beverage operations, and Child & Youth programs.
Eligible Patrons include active duty Service Members, Department of Defense Civilian Employees, Retirees, and members of the National Guard or Reserve (18 years or older). Family Members of the above groups, 18 years or older with a military/Government ID card are also eligible.
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Each month MWR sends out an electronic newsletter providing you with events, activities, MWR highlights and more.