RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through July 27, 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 27. 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: 236/BEB
Range 52: 18/FIRES Tuesday
Range 31B: 28/CSH Range 41: G3/82D Range 50: 319/MI Bn. Range 50A: 3/82GSAB Range 52: 8/MISB Wednesday
Range 28: 407/BSB Range 31: HHBN/82D Range 31A: 189/CSSB Range 31B: 28/CSH Range 41: G3/82D Range 50A: 3/82GSAB Range 52: 18/FIRES Thursday
Range 31: 5/MISB Range 41: G3/82D Range 50A: 3/82GSAB Range 50B: 188/BSB Range 52: 189/CSSB Friday
Range 52: 189/CSSB Saturday
Range 31: 236/BEB
Range 50A: 518/SUST
Range 43: G3/82D Range 55: 319/MI Bn. Wednesday
Range 43: G3/82D Thursday
Range 33: 5/MISB Range 43: G3/82D Range 55: 189/CSSB Saturday
Range 33: 236/BEB Range 56: 518/SUST Range 57: 4/SECFOR Sunday
Range 33: 236/BEB
Range 57: 4/SECFOR
Range 53: 319/MI Bn.
Range 54: 319/MI Bn. Tuesday
Range 54: 8/MISB Wednesday
Range 54: 8/MISB Thursday
Range 54: 1/3SFG Friday
Range 54: 3/SFAUC