Camp Dawson  

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Range 8 Live Fire Shoothouse


Range Information

 

  • Location:   Volkstone TA (PD 3881 6733)
  • Distance from post:  3 miles, 5 minute travel time
  • Qualification Type:  STRAC Urban Operations
  • Ammunition Supported: up to 7.62mm
  • 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:  AAR room and automate targetry in Phase II.  Shoothouse is inside a large warehouse that will provide overhead cover keeping personnel out of inclement weather.

Requirements of the Using Unit
Range 8 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
Hospital Strip Map


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Points of Contact
Range Operations:           304-791-4070   ng.wv.wvarng.list.cd-range-control@mail.mil
Post Operations:               304-791-4388   ng.wv.wvarng.list.cd-op-center@mail.mil
Environmental:                304-791-4135