RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through Oct. 15, 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. 15. 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/1: XVIII Wednesday
Range 66C/1: 1/17CAV Range 66C/2: 2/319FA Range 66C/3: 82D/CAB Thursday
Range 66C/1: 1/17CAV Range 66C/2: 2/319FA Friday
Range 66C/3: 3/82GSAB Saturday
Range 66C/1: 1/120IN Sunday
Range 66C/1: 1/120IN
Range 41: G3/82D Range 50A: 97/CA Tuesday
Range 31: 122D/AVN Range 41: G3/82D Range 50B: 264/CSSB Range 58: 2/505PIR Wednesday
Range 41: G3/82D Range 50: 1/1SWTG Range 50A: 1/1SWTG Range 50B: 1/1SWTG Range 58: 2/505PIR Range 59: WAMC Thursday
Range 28: 122D/AVN Range 31: 264/CSSB Range 41: G3/82D Range 50: 1/1SWTG Range 50A: 1/1SWTG Range 50B: 1/1SWTG Range 58: 2/505PIR Range 59: 330/MCA Friday
Range 28: 1/120IN Range 31: 1/17CAV Range 41: 1/120IN Range 50: 264/CSSB Range 58: 18/FIRES Range 59: 82/CA Saturday
Range 31: 1/120IN Range 41: 1/120IN Sunday
Range 31: 1/120IN
Range 43: G3/82D Tuesday
Range 33: 122D/AVN Range 34: 2/505PIR Range 56: 2/505PIR Range 57: 8/MISB Wednesday
Range 55: WAMC Range 56: 2/505PIR Range 57: 8/MISB Thursday
Range 56: 2/505PIR Range 57: 8/MISB Friday
Range 33: 1/120IN Range 34: 1/17CAV Saturday
Range 33: 1/120IN Range 43: G3/82D Sunday
Range 33: 1/120IN
Range 43: G3/82D
Range 53: 83/CA Friday
Range 66B: 1/120IN Saturday
Range 66B: 1/120IN Sunday
Range 66B: 1/120IN
Range 54: 1/120IN Saturday
Range 54: 1/120IN Sunday
Range 54: 1/120IN