RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through Oct. 22, 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. 22. 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: 122D/AVN
Range 28: 2/508PIR Range 31A: 122/AVN Range 52: 2/505PIR Tuesday
Range 28: 2/508PIR Range 31A: 2/508PIR Range 31B: 2/505PIR Range 41: G3/82D Range 50A: 2/505PIR Range 50B: 188/BSB Range 52: 112/SIG Wednesday
Range 28: 407/BSB Range 31A: 2/508PIR Range 31B: 2/505PIR Range 41: G3/82D Range 50A: 2/505PIR Range 50B: 6/MISB Range 52: 112/SIG Range 58: 112/SIG Thursday
Range 28: 407/BSB Range 31A: 2/508PIR Range 31B: 2/505PIR Range 41: G3/82D Range 50A: 3/3SFG Range 50B: 2/505PIR Range 52: 112/SIG Range 58: 112/SIG Range 59: 1/508PIR Friday
Range 31A: 122D/AVN Saturday
Range 31A: 6/MISB
Range 31B: 5/BNCA
Range 34: 2/505PIR Range 43: G3/82D Wednesday
Range 34: 2/505PIR Range 43: G3/82D Thursday
Range 34: 2/505PIR
Range 66A: 1/73CAV Tuesday
Range 54: D/2/1 Range 66A: 1/73CAV Wednesday
Range 54: D/2/1 Range 66A: 1/73CAV Thursday
Range 54: D/2/1 Range 66A: 188/BSB Friday
Range 54: 188/BSB Range 66A: 5/MISB Saturday
Range 66A: 27/ENG Sunday
Range 66A: 27/ENG