Camp Dawson  


Range 12 Advance Explosive Incident Countermeasures (AEIC) Training Complex

Range Information


  • Location:   Volkstone TA (PD 1440 6805)
  • Distance from post:  3 miles, 5 minute travel time
  • Qualification Type:  Explosive Incident / Post Blast Investigation
  • Explosives Supported: Up to ΒΌ lb TNT equivalent
  • Lanes:  1
  • 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:  Two scenario houses and multi bay disruptor pit.

Requirements of the Using Unit
Range 12 SOP requires that the "Using Unit" provide both an OIC and RSO to be on site  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. Two methods of communications must be maintained on site at all times.

This range is used primarily for IED mitigation training.

Safety Restrictions
At a minimum a combat lifesaver with aid bag and litter must be on site at all times. 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
Hospital Strip Map
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Clearing Procedures
The range clearing procedures are outlined in the OIC/RSO range briefing.

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