RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through Aug. 20, 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. 20. 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 41: 3/4ADA Range 50A: FORSCOM Range 50B: 192D/ORD Tuesday
Range 31: 6/MISB Range 31A: 27/ENG Range 32B: 28/CSH Range 50: 3/3SFG Range 50A: 3/2SFG Range 50B: FORSCOM Range 52: 192D/ORD Wednesday
Range 31: WAMC Range 31A: 28/CSH Range 31B: 112/SIG Range 50: 3/3SFG Range 50B: FORSCOM Range 52: 192D/ORD Thursday
Range 31: 112/SIG Range 31A: 9/MISB Range 31B: 112/SIG Range 50: 3/3SFG Range 50A: 6/MISB Range 50B: 192D/ORD Friday
Range 31: 112/SIG Range 31A: 9/MISB Saturday
Range 31A: 4/SECFOR
Range 31B: 4/SECFOR
Range 33: 82/BSB Range 55: FORSCOM Tuesday
Range 33: 27/ENG Range 34: SWTG Range 43: G3/82D Range 55: FORSCOM Wednesday
Range 33: 6/MISB Range 34: SWTG Range 43: G3/82D Range 55: FORSCOM Thursday
Range 33: 82/BSB Range 55: 112/SIG Friday
Range 55: 97/CA
Range 53: 192ORD Wednesday
Range 53: 192ORD Thursday
Range 53: 192ORD
Range 54: 264/CSSB Tuesday
Range 54: 264/CSSB Wednesday
Range 54: 192/ORD Thursday
Range 54: 192/ORD Friday
Range 54: 3D/ESC