RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through Oct. 8, 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. 8. 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: 407/BSB Wednesday
Range 29: 2/505PIR Thursday
Range 29: 122D/AVN M16 ZERO/ALT QUAL
Range 41: G3/82D Tuesday
Range 28: 21/CHEM Range 41: G3/92D Range 50: 319/MI Range 50B: 27/ENG Range 52: 98th/CA Wednesday
Range 28: 21/CHEM Range 41: G3/92D Range 50: 525/MI Range 50A: 20/ENG Range 52: 98/CA Thursday
Range 28: 21/CHEM Range 41: G3/92D Range 50A: 20/ENG Range 52: 2/505PIR M16/M4 QUAL
Range 43: G3/82D Wednesday
Range 34: 2/505PIR Range 43: G3/82D Range 55: 525/MI Thursday
Range 43: G3/82D M60/SAW ZERO
Range 53: 2/508PIR Tuesday
Range 53: 2/508PIR Thursday
Range 53: 4/1SWTG Friday
Range 53: 4/1SWTG M60/SAW TRANSITION
Range 54: 2/508PIR Tuesday
Range 54: 2/508PIR Wednesday
Range 54: 27/ENG