Navy Liberty Program

Opening August 17, 2020.

NSA Mid-South HPCON CHARLIE:  Services Decoupling Phase I Status

as of 8/17/2020

Mitigation applicable to all MWR Facilities/Programs

•Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes available at facility entrance and service counter.


•Staff members are required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while in the facility.
•Prior to beginning of their shift, each staff member will read and answer the COVID questionnaire that posted at the entrance of each facility and receive a temperature check.
•All staff trained in COVID mitigation protocols.
•Sufficient cleaning and sanitation supplies present at each facility.
•Clean/sanitize the facility prior to opening, as needed throughout the workday, and at the end of the workday.
•Ensure social distancing (greater that six feet) is practiced throughout the facility.


•All patrons are required to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while in the facility.
•Upon entering the facility, each patron will be required to read and answer the COVID questionnaire and submit to a temperature check.
•All patrons shall practice social distancing of at least six feet from other people while in the facility.

Services Decoupling allows the installation to reopen certain services with certain mitigation and limitation in place while remaining in HPCON CHARLIE.

The health and well-being of our personnel and their families remain our top priority. COVID-19 can infiltrate our force, and we bear an obligation to maintain mission readiness, ensure mission assurance, and protect the health of our force.

With that in mind, we have determined that with well thought our controls and mitigations; the installation can offer some services without significantly increasing the COVID-19 risk to our service members and their families.

Decoupling and restoration of service will be a slow process, and he success of failure of initial decoupling will inform the way ahead when determining the next phases of restoration.

The Ellison Recreation Center will be open to Liberty Program patrons only.

The Ticket and Travel office will be open for refunds by appointment only until further notice.

During our Decoupling Phase 1:

•Cashless. Credit Card will be the only form of payment accepted.
•Appointments recommended for Ticket and Travel services. Call (901) 874-5455 for appointment or to leave a voicemail to receive a quick response.
•Reduced seating all areas in support of social distancing.  Note seats in theater have been blocked off to provide 2 seats/2 rows between customers.
•Private parties not allowed at this time.
•Reduced capacity in recreation space - only one pool table open, every other computer station open.
•Patrons will check out games from MWR staff member.
•All patrons will wipe down the areas used prior to departing.
•No food or drinks provided at events.

Download the most current HPCON CHARLIE regulations update on the right side of this page under the Downlads section.



Liberty provides high-energy recreation programs, superior entertainment experiences and development of personal leisure skills, leading to extraordinary and unique opportunities for enjoyment, activity and adventure for junior enlisted in an alcohol and tobacco-free environment. The Ellison Community Recreation Center, home of the Liberty program, includes free use of computers, Internet and wireless Internet, video game systems, movies and TV rooms, and special events. Liberty trips and tours include sporting events, outdoor adventures, shopping trips, and community events, including festivals, and seasonal programs.