RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through Oct. 1, 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 Oct. 1. 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.

PISTOL 38/45/9MM

Monday

Range 29: 9/MISB Tuesday

Range 29: 525/MI Range 66C/3: 82D/CAB Wednesday

Range 29: 1/17CAV Thursday

Range 29: HHC/SOC Friday

Range 29: 127/ENG M16 ZERO/ALT QUAL


Monday

Range 28: XVIII Range 52: 3/4ADAR Tuesday

Range 28: 7/MISB Range 31: 407/BSB Range 31A: 1/17CAV Range 52: 5/1SWTG Wednesday

Range 28: USARMY/SIG Range 31: 407/BSB Range 31A: 82D/CAB Range 31A: 9/MISB Range 41: G3/82D Range 52: 127/ENG Range 58: 503/MP Range 59: 189/CSSB Thursday

Range 28: USARMY/SIG Range 31: 407/BSB Range 31A: 264/CSSB Range 41: G3/82D Range 52: 503/MP Range 58: 248/MED Friday

Range 52: 503/MP M16/M4 QUAL


Tuesday

Range 33: 407/BSB Range 34: 1/17CAV Range G3/82D Wednesday

Range 34: 407/BSB Range 43: G3/82D Range 56: 189/CSSB Thursday

Range 33: 407/BSB Range 34: 9/MISB Range 55: 189/CSSB Friday

Range 56: 3/SFAUC M60/SAW ZERO


Monday

Range 53: 122D/AVN Range 66B: 319/FA Tuesday

Range 53: 122D/AVN Range 66B: 319/FA Wednesday

Range 53: 122D/AVN Range 66B: 5/MISB Thursday

Range 53: 122D/AVN Range 66B: 1/504PIR Friday

Range 53: 122D/AVN Range 66B: 1/504PIR M60/SAW TRANSITION


Monday

Range 54: 122D/AVN Range 66A: 528/SUST Tuesday

Range 54:122D/AVN Range 66A: 3/82GSAB Wednesday

Range 54: 122D/AVN Range 66A: 407/BSB Thursday

Range 54: 122D/AVN Range 66A: 407/BSB Friday

Range 54: 122D/AVN