Newly eligible veterans and caregivers will have access to many Department of Defense and Coast Guard MWR retail activities, including: entertainment, clubs, recreational lodging/resorts, special interest activities, bowling, golf, restaurants, marinas, equipment rental, movie theaters, vehicle storage, kennels, AmericanForcesTravel.com and more.
A comprehensive list of specific programs and activities that will be authorized for the expanded access groups at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River can be found on the MCCS Lejeune-New River website at http://www.mccslejeune-newriver.com/veterans/.
Facilities, programs and functions not listed are not authorized for use under the Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act of 2018. Examples of these activities (and therefore NOT authorized) include indoor pools, fitness centers, recreation centers, community counseling, education programs and more.
All honorably discharged military service veterans have online shopping privileges for the exchanges through the Veterans Online Shopping Benefit. For more information on how you may enroll, please visit www.VetVerify.org.
For complete details and frequently asked questions, please read the Department of Defense Expanding Access to Military Commissaries, Exchanges and Recreation Facilities Fact Sheet.