Minot Air Force Base Morale, Welfare, and Recreation

Deployed-Affected Programming

This page will be updated as new programming is introduced. Keep checking for updates!

Family Child Care Deployment Care

The Deployment Child Care Support allows families 16 hours for pre-deployment, 16 hours each month of the deployment, and 16 hours of post deployment.  AF FCC Deployment Child Care Support may be used once the member has orders and ends 60 days upon return from the deployment.

Call Family Child Care at 701-723-6662, email Minotafbfamilychildcare@gmail.com, or visit their webpage at https://5thforcesupport.com/activities/fcc/ to learn more.

Deployed Spouse Vehicle Inspection

Tuesdays & Thursdays • 1PM – 4PM • Auto Hobby

Free vehicle inspection for spouses of deployed military members

To learn more, call Auto Hobby at 723-2127

Oil Change

Bring your own oil and filter or purchase it at Auto Hobby and a staff member will change your oil without charging for labor

To learn more, call Auto Hobby at 723-2127

Thursday Kids’ Night

Every Thursday • 3:30PM – 8:30PM • Bomber Bistro

Children ages 12 and younger get their choice of entrée, side, drink, and dessert for just $3!

To learn more, call Bomber Bistro at 727-4377

Spouses’ Corner

Every Friday • 9AM – 10AM • Airman & Family Readiness Center

A chance to mingle with other spouses and drink some free coffee!

Join the Zoom meeting just to chat or ask questions. Zoom Meeting ID: 1619583728. Passcode: 2021

To learn more, call the A&FRC at 723-3950 or email 5fss.family.support@us.af.mil

DAP Card

Effective May 12, 2021, the Airman & Family Readiness Center will offer DAP Cards for deployed-affected families. This card can be used in place of deployment orders whenever you need to show them. To receive your DAP card, visit the Airman & Family Readiness Center and bring the deployment orders. For more information, call 701-723-2950, email 5fss.family.support@us.af.mil, or visit the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 291 Peacekeeper Place.

What is Deployed-Affected Programming (DAP)?

Deployed-Affected Programming allows all Air Force assigned service members returning from deployments, or dependent-restricted assignments, and their family members to participate in FSS recreational activities. Eligible family members may participate while the member is gone and/or upon their service member’s return. Members who have deployed in support of an active operation and/or who are on a dependent-restricted assignment, and their dependents, are eligible for this initiative. The goal is to provide deployed-affected and dependent-restricted Air Force assigned service members and their families relief from the challenges they face by offering the opportunity to recharge through MWR focused social, recreational, fitness and learning programs. This specific program is for deployed-affected & dependent-restricted assigned Air Force personnel and their family members.