RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through Aug. 13, 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 Aug. 13. 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/3: 3/82GSAB Wednesday
Range 29: 50th/SIG
Range 50A: 1/3SFG Tuesday
Range 28: 83/CA Range 31B: G3/83D Range 41: 330/MCB Range 50: 1/3SFG Range 50A: 127/ENG Range 50B: 82D/CAB Wednesday
Range 41: G3/82D Range 50: 1/1SWTG Range 50A: 1/1SWTG Range 50B: 1/1SWTG Range 52: 82D/CAB Range 58: 407/BSB Thursday
Range 28: 5MISB Range 31: 83/CA Range 31B: 28CSH Range 31B: G3/82D Range 50: 1/1SWTG Range 50A: 1/1SWTG Range 50B: 1/1SWTG Range 58: 407/BSB Friday
Range 52: 264/CSSB
Range 34: G3/82D Range 56: 50th/SIG Wednesday
Range 34: G3/82D Range 56: 7/MISB Thursday
Range 33: 6/MISB Range 34: 5/MISB Range 43: G3/82D Range 55: 7/MISB Friday
Range 43: 264/CSSB
Range 53: 189/CSSB Tuesday
Range 53: 189/CSSB Range 66B: 27/ENG Wednesday
Range 53: 83/CA Thursday
Range 53: 4/1SWTG Friday
Range 66A: 9/MISB
Range 54:9/MISB Tuesday
Range 54: D/2/1 Range 66A: 27/ENG Wednesday
Range 54: D/2/1 Range 66A: 503/MPBN Thursday
Range 54: 4/1SWTG Range 66A: 525th/MI