RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through June 25, units on Fort Bragg will be conducting small arms and high explosives firing in the Fort Bragg range areas. All personnel are warned against entering any danger or impact area without specific approval from the Installation Range Officer. The Fort Bragg range area is not considered an “open range.” Entry into or use of fixed ranges, observation posts, training facilities, or areas other than designated recreational areas Manchester, Plank or King Roads must be approved by the Installation Range Officer. The below schedule is subject to change without notice to the public. Additions and/or deletions occur frequently.
MANCHESTER IMPACT AREA – 12:01 p.m. to midnight daily; small arms.
MACRIDGE IMPACT AREA – 12:01 p.m. to midnight daily; demolitions, mortars, small arms, 40mm GL (M203), 40mm MG (MK19), and MICLIC Rocket (Inert).
COLEMAN IMPACT AREA – 12:01 p.m. to midnight daily; mortars, artillery, demolitions, small arms, .50 Cal MG, 40mm GL (M203, MK19), Helicopter with .50 Caliber MG and Helicopter with 7.62mm machine gun.
MCPHERSON IMPACT AREA – 12:01 p.m. to midnight daily; small arms, demolition, artillery, mortars, Jet Aircraft w/MK82, BDU33, MK76, 20 and 30mm gun.
Units are reminded that personnel performing range officer-in-charge or range safety officer duties at Fort Bragg must be certified in accordance with Fort Bragg Regulation 350-6. This certification is good for two years. The Range OIC/RSO certification course is now conducted by instructors at Brigade level major subordinate commands on Fort Bragg. Range Control gives classes quarterly for those personnel being trained as instructors. For quotas and information concerning the Range OIC and RSO course at Fort Bragg, contact unit S-3.
XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg Regulation 350-6, Installation Range Regulation, was revised and the current regulation is dated March 1, 2014. Please refer to chapter 3 for the latest information about Red-Cockaded Woodpecker colonies and possible restrictions.
Below is the weekly range schedule that indicates the units that will be using the known distance ranges during the period Monday through June 25. Commanders with a few individuals who need to fire may coordinate with the using unit to add firers to that unit’s range.
Point of contact is Range Control Branch at 432-2900/6772.
Range 29: 518/SUST
Range 31A: 3/319FA Tuesday
Range 28: 9/MISB Range 31: 249/ENG Range 31A: 189/CSSB Range 31B: 2/505PIR Range 41: G3/82D Range 50: 407/BSB Range 50A: 2/505PIR Range 50B: 2/508PIR Range 52: 8/MISB Wednesday
Range 28: 3/321FA Range 31: 1/504PIR Range 31A: 27/ENG Range 31B: 2/505PIR Range 41: G3/82D Range 50: 83/CA RAnge 50A: 2/505PIR Range 50B: 2/508PIR Range 52: 3/3SFG Thursday
Range 28: 7/MISB
Range 31: 188/BSB
Range 31A: 27/ENG
Range 31B: 2/505PIR
Range 41: G3/82D
Range 50: 4/3SFG
Range 50A: 3/27FA
Range 50B: 2/508PIR
Range 52: 3/3SFG
Range 58: 188/BSB
Range 33: 4/1SWTG Range 34: G3/82D Tueday
Range 33:188/CSSB Range 34: 2/505PIR Range 43: G3/82D Range 55: 5/73CAV Range 57: 3/319FA Wednesday
Range 33: 5/MISB Range 34: 1/504PIR Range 43: G3/82D Range 55: 8/MISB Range 57: 50/SIG Thursday
Range 33: 3/27FA
Range 34: 1/504PIR
Range 43: G3/82D
Range 55: 27/ENG
Range 57: 3/MISB
Range 53: 1/504PIR Tuesday
Range 53: 1/17CAV Wednesday
Range 53: 249ENG Thursday
Range 53: 4/1SWTG
Range 54: 1/504PIR Tuesday
Range 54: 5//73CAV Wednesday
Range 54: 249ENG Thursday
Range 54: 4/1SWTG Range 66A: 1/BCT