RANGE WARNING ORDER: During the period Monday through Nov. 12, 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 Nov. 12. 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: 503/MPBN Wednesday
Range 29: XVIII
Range 31: 503/MPBN Range 31A: 20/ENG Range 31B: 2/508PIR Range 50B: 82/BSB Tuesday
Range 31: 28/CSH Range 31A: G3/82D Range 31B: 95/CA Range 50: 3/3SFG Range 50A: 82D/STD Range 50B: 3/4ADAR Range 52: 82/BSB Wednesday
Range 31: 407/BSB Range 31A: G3/82D Range 31B: 95/CA Range 50: 112/SIG Range 50A: 112/SIG Range 50B: 3/4ADAR Range 52: 82/BSB Thursday
Range 31: 407/BSB
Range 31A: G3/82D
Range 31B: 4/SECFOR
Range 50: 3/3SFG
Range 50A: 3/4ADAR
Range 50B: 3/4ADAR
Range 52: 82/BSB
Range 33: 503/MPBN Range 34: 2/508PIR Range 55: 82/BSB Range 57: 3D/SFG Tuesday
Range 33: G3/82D Range 34: 1/325AIR Range 55: 82/BSB Range 57: 3/4ADAR Wednesday
Range 33: G3/82D Range 34: 3/3SFG Range 55: 82/BSB Range 57: 3/4ADAR Thursday
Range 33: G3/82D
Range 34: 1/325AIR
Range 55: 82/BSB
Range 57: 3/4ADAR
Range 53: 118/FIRES Wednesday
Range 53: 192ORD Thursdsay
Range 53: 503/MPBN
Range 54: 82/BSB Tuesday
Range 54: 82/BSB Wednesday
Range 54: 82/BSB