Authorized patrons include active-duty military personnel and their family members, activated Reservists and Army National Guard members, retired military personnel, civilian Department of Defense (DoD) personnel, foreign national employees assigned and working directly for the DoD and DoD contractors working full-time on the installation.
The following categories are eligible to use certain MWR retail activities, including: entertainment, clubs, recreational lodging/resorts, bowling, golf, restaurants, equipment rental, vehicle storage and kennels.
- Purple Heart recipients
- Former prisoners of war
- All veterans with service-connected disabilities
- Individual approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible veterans enrolled under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers.
For a complete list of MWR patronage authorization reference the Patron Eligibility Criteria Table 7-1 (Page 51).