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White Horse Range 53

Range Information

  • Location:   White Horse Range Complex (ND 6747 3029)
  • Distance from post:  58 miles, 1.5 hour travel time
  • Qualification Type:  10m machine gun, 25m Alternate Course C, and 25m Pistol
  • Ammunition Supported: 5.56mm, 7.62mm, 9mm
  • Lanes:  15
  • Communication: Radios will be issued by Range Control.  Cell phone can be back up.
  • Scheduling:  To schedule this range, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • OIC / RSO Requirement:  E-7 (OIC),  E-6 (RSO)
  • Assets on Site:  Porta johns remain on site.

Requirements of the Using Unit
White horse Range 53 SOP requires that the "Using Unit" provide both an OIC and RSO to be on site in that capacity at all times while the range is "hot". The OIC and RSO must be certified by Camp Dawson Range Control as well as be appointed in writing by the unit commander. The briefing will be scheduled after your training event is approved and prior to your arrival at Camp Dawson. It is also required that the unit maintains two methods of communications on site at all times.

Safety Restrictions
At a minimum a combat lifesaver with aid bag and litter must be on site at all times. Also, the unit must provide a vehicle capable of transporting a litter, to be on site at all times. If these requirements cannot be met the unit will not be granted permission from Camp Dawson Range Control to go into a "hot" status.

Supporting Information


OIC/RSO Memo Format

OIC/RSO Briefing

Risk Management Worksheet

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Clearing Procedures
The range clearing procedures are outlines in the OIC/RSO range briefing.

Points of Contact
Range Operations:           304-791-4070
Post Operations:               304-791-4388