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Chu Lai69

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Ok, just got my ID Privilege card. It says on it, for exchange's, commissary, and MWR. Does anyone know what MWR means? Thanks in advance.

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MWR means morale, welfare, and recreation. It means you can use your card to get reduced lodging at base hotels, or at a Navy logde. You can get reduced tickets for events on and around the base, This can be used at any base so if you wanted to say vacation somewhere you might save a few bucks staying at a base lodge/hotel rather than a regular hotel. I hope I explained this correctly, there are other things I'm sure that it gives you acces to. You can call the base nearest you and ask for the MWR department and they can explain what is available to you. Congrats.

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A good listing of the different MWRs for the services can be found at

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morale,_Welfare_and_Recreation

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MWR means morale, welfare, and recreation. It means you can use your card to get reduced lodging at base hotels, or at a Navy logde. You can get reduced tickets for events on and around the base, This can be used at any base so if you wanted to say vacation somewhere you might save a few bucks staying at a base lodge/hotel rather than a regular hotel. I hope I explained this correctly, there are other things I'm sure that it gives you acces to. You can call the base nearest you and ask for the MWR department and they can explain what is available to you. Congrats.

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Thank you kind sir and others for their response. Clears that up!

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I use the MWR benifit to camp at the on post campgrounds. Save us quite a bit of money.

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