RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through July 23, 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 July 23. 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 66C/1: 5/73CAV Range 66C/2: 82D/CAB Range 66C/3: 82D/CAB Tuesday
Range 66C/1: 8/MISG Range 66C/2: 82D/CAB Range 66C/3: 82D/CAB Wednesday
Range 66C/1: 82D/ABN Range 66C/2: 5/MISB Range 66C/3: 82D/CAB Thursday
Range 66C/1: 82D/ABN
Range 66C/2: 82D/CAB
Range 31A: 3/319FA Range 50: 307/BSB Range 50A: 1/505PIR Range 50B: 82D/CAB Tuesday
Range 31: 27/ENG Range 31A: 3/319FA Range 31B: 8/MISB Range 41: 82/ABN Range 50A: 95/CA Range 50B: 3/321FA Range 52: 82D/CAB Range 58: 50/SIG Wednesday
Range 31: XVIII/ABN Range 41: 82/ABN Range 50A: 95/CA Range 50B: 3/321FA Range 52: 82D/CAB Range 59: 264/CSSB Thursday
Range 31A: 189/CSSB
Range 31B: 188/BSB
Range 41: 82/ABN
Range 50A: 2/505PIR
Range 52: 82D/CAB
Range 58: 189/CSSB
Range 59: 3/MISB
Range 33: 3/319FA Range 56: 3/SFAUC Tuesday
Range 33: 27/ENG Range 34: 3/319FA Range 55: 8/MISB Range 57: 50/SIG Wednesday
Range 56: 3/321FA Thursday
Range 33: 189/CSSB
Range 34: 528/SUST
Range 55: 2/505PIR
Range 56: 3/321FA
Range 66B: 1/505PIR Tuesday
Range 30: 9/MISB Range 66B: 1/505PIR Wednesday
Range 30: 83/CA Range 66B: 1/505PIR Thursday
Range 30: 2/82AVN
Range 66A: 5/73CAV Tuesday
Range 31B: 8/MISB Range 66A: 82D/STB Wednesday
Range 66A: 82D/STB Thursday
Range 31B: 188/BSB Range 66A: 82D/STB