Arizona Army National Guard
Camp Navajo Collective Training Center Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Headquarters, Camp Navajo 1 Hughes Avenue Bellemont, Arizona 86015-6123 9 September, 2008
ARIZONA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD HEADQUARTERS CAMP NAVAJO 1 HUGHES AVENUE BELLEMONT, ARIZONA 86015-5000
REPLY TO THE ATTENTION OF:
9 September 2008
MEMORANDUM FOR: All users of the Camp Navajo CTC (CTC) SUBJECT: Camp Navajo CTC Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
1. Purpose. To provide the mission essential policies, procedures and directives to ensure and facilitate the successful training of units at Camp Navajo. 2. Scope. This SOP and all appendices apply to all military units, civilian organizations, and personnel assigned, attached, visiting or OPCON to Camp Navajo. 3. Responsibilities. The principal proponent of this SOP is the Camp Navajo Collective Training Center Commander. All units are invited to periodically review this SOP and submit suggested revisions through the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo to Camp Navajo CTC Commander.
ADRIAN M. NAGEL Lieutenant Colonel, Engineer Commanding
CAMP NAVAJO COLLECTIVE TRAINING CENTER STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE (SOP) TRAINING YEAR 2008 (TY08) TABLE OF CONTENTS SUBJECT SECTION 1 - MISSION STATEMENT SECTION 2 - CAMP NAVAJO CTC PHONE ROSTER SECTION 3 - FACILITIES Appendix A - Post Policies Appendix B - CTC Logistics Policy Appendix C - Billeting Appendix D - Fitness Center Appendix E- Classrooms Appendix F - Distance Learning Center Appendix G – Dining Facility (DFAC) Appendix H – Vehicle Wash Point Appendix I – Community Club SECTION 4 – TRAINING AREA FACILITIES Appendix A - Range Usage Appendix B - Medical Support Appendix C - Clearing SECTION 5 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) Procedures 7 7 9 10 13 13 14 14 15 15 16 18 20 21 22 23 25 26 27 33 35 35 37 38 40 41 42 PAGE 5
SECTION 6 – FIRE PREVENTION Appendix A - Camp Navajo Fire Department Unit In-Brief SECTION 7 - SECURITY Appendix A - Security Unit In-Brief, In-coming Unit Information Guide SECTION 8 - ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION SECTION 9 - ARMS, AMMUNITION, AND EXPLOSIVES (AA&E) Appendix A - Transport, Handling, & Storage of AA&E Appendix B - Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Procedures SECTION 10 - SAFETY Appendix A - Lightning Protection SECTION 11 - RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES SECTION 12 - FINANCIAL PROCEDURES
SECTION 13 - CHECKLISTS Appendix A - CTC Request Form Appendix B - Billet Clearing Checklists Appendix C – Training Area Clearing Checklist Appendix D – Sergeant at Arms Memorandum Sample Appendix E – Weapons, Ammo, & Storage Request Sample Appendix F – Tower Log Appendix G – Range Operations and Procedure Checklist Appendix H – Range Equipment Checklist Appendix I – Agreement to Use State Arms Range Appendix J – CTC Survey Form SECTION 14 – FIRING RANGE SOP 4. DEFINITIONS 5. REFERENCES 6. RESPONSIBILITIES 7. SCHEDULING 8. RANGE FEES 9. USE OF RANGES BY NON-GOVERNMENT AGENCIES 10. TOWER OPERATIONS 11. RANGE OPERATIONS 12. RANGE SAFETY 13. COMMUNICATION 14. MEDICAL SUPPORT 15. OTHER RESTRICTIONS 16. TRANSPORTATION / HANDLING OF AMMUNITION 17. WILDLIFE / ENVIRONMENTAL TABS A. REFERENCES B. RANGE SAFETY BRIEFING C. RECOMMENDED CONDUCT OF FIRE D. LIGHTNING DETECTION SYSTEM (SKY SCAN)
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SECTION 1 - MISSION STATEMENT 1. Mission. a. To operate an Army National Guard Collective Training Center which provides installation support services for enhancing the combat readiness of the Arizona Army National Guard (AZARNG) as well as other Department of Defense (DOD) personnel and units training at the installation. b. To provide facilities and support services for a state-operated Mobilization Site, Regional CTC, Reserve Component Training Facility, and tenant activities. c. To provide logistics support for training units including the receipt, storage, issue, maintenance, and disposal of assigned commodities. d. Additional missions include: (1) Scheduling, coordinating, improving, and maintaining facilities, ranges, and maneuver areas. (2) Providing morale, welfare, and recreational support.
SECTION 2 - CAMP NAVAJO PHONE ROSTER
Office Garrison Commander Deputy Commander CN CSM CTC Operations Ranges and Billeting Environmental Office Facility Engineer Fire Department Qasas Security Security Chief CN Club Weather Service
Point of Contact LTC Nagel MR Tosi CSM Schnieder MSG Espitia MSG Montoya Ernie Freyer Pete Cullum Jerry Fuller Brent Myers Duty Officer Rick Switzer Mr. Harold Trimble Brian Klimowski
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Extension 3200 3229 3205 3257 3238 3207 3322 3231 3206 3297 3268 3254
SECTION 2 - FACILITIES 1. General. All requests to use Camp Navajo CTC facilities will be submitted on Camp Navajo Collective CTC Request Form, AZ Form 350-6-R. This form should be sent to: Camp Navajo CTC, ATTN: AZIA-GC-TS, CTC, #1 Hughes Avenue, Bellemont, AZ 86015-6123 or faxed to the CTC Manager at COMM (928) 773-3312.The CTC Manager will confirm availability and inform the requester of approval/disapproval. A copy of the approved request form should be furnished to the unit. a. The CTC Manager will de-conflict scheduling of ranges, training areas, billets, and other facilities. b. Coordination and questions pertaining to the use of billets and ranges may be directed to Camp Navajo CTC Manager -DSN 853-3238, COMM (520) 773-3238. c. Billeting, facilities, and range charges are applicable to all non-AZ ARNG users. SECTION 2, Appendix A - Post Policies 1. General. Commanders are responsible for ensuring that their soldiers conform to all post rules and regulations including the following: a. No smoking in any installation building, military vehicle, or in the limited area. Smoking is permitted only in designated areas. b. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted inside of any of the CTC buildings, unless coordinated by the Unit Commander and the CTC Manager. Unit Commanders may approve alcoholic beverages in outdoor areas as long as the policies above are adhered to. c. No furniture is to be moved or rearranged without CTC Manager Approval. d. Vehicles are to be parked only in designated parking areas. e. All Military personnel driving military vehicles on post will wear Kevlar helmet while operating military vehicles. f. Quite hours in the billets will begin 2200hrs nightly. g. Unit members are not permitted to attempt any repairs to facilities without prior approval from the CTC Manager. All deficiencies will be reported to CTC Manager and be forwarded to Facilities Engineering (FE) for corrective action. h. No littering. i. No maps, boards or other wall hangings without consent from the CTC Manager. j. No pets are allowed in any building.
k. Smoke detectors will not be disconnected. Alarms will be reported to the CTC Manager or, after duty hours, to Security, 928-773-3297 or report to post 3. l. Fire extinguishers are not to be removed from any buildings. m. All units must clear the installation using the clearing checklists provided by the CTC Manager. See Section N. n. The billeting office is located in Bldg. 58. Check-out time is no later than 12:00 pm. If occupant fails to follow this policy, he or she will be charged for an additional day/night use of the room. All individuals leaving behind items in their rooms have 30 days to claim their belongings. All items which are not claimed within the specified time period will be disposed of accordingly. Please call the billeting office for information on items left in rooms. The billeting phone number is 928-773-3238. o. All personal weapons are prohibited unless written permission from the Garrison Commander is granted. Hunters must render their weapon inoperable while in the Garrison area. p. No collect or long-distance calls are allowed from the billeting area. Units are only allowed DSN (dial 14) or state switchboard access (dial x9) for official military business. Any commercial long-distance access must have prior approval from the CTC Manager and funding provided by the unit. Pay phones are available at bldg.64 and the Dining Facility for personal long-distance calls. q. All accidents/incidents involving ammunition or explosives, no matter how trivial, will be reported through the CTC Manager. r. All fires will be reported to Fire Station #1 and the CTC Manager. s. Use of the Enlisted/Officer Club is available, requested on AZ Form 360-6-R, and coordinated through the Club Manager. t. There is an Amnesty point located behind Bldg #1.
SECTION 2, Appendix B - CTC Logistics Policies 1. General. CTC Logistics is located at building 58. Units will hand receipt all items directly from the Logistics Manager or his staff. 2. Linen Policy: a. Linen is not normally authorized for military units and non-military groups, however, if justification is provided exceptions may be granted by the garrison commander. If linen is authorized for use, then it‟s the responsibility of the user to cover all costs of cleaning the linen. The using unit must coordinate with Estrella Laundering Services to clean all linen used. Phone numbers and POCs can be obtained by contacting the Logistics Manager at Bldg #58. b. Linen will be issued Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1430 hours on weekdays to the unit NCOIC or representative signing for billet keys, unless prior arrangements are made with CTC Logistics, extension 3238. c. All military units must provide a Military Inter-Departmental Purchase Request and Commitment (PR&C), IMPAC Card (credit card) or Purchase Order (PO) to cover the cost of laundering the linen. All PR&C‟s and PO‟s must be in place prior to a unit receiving the requested service. 3. Chemical Toilets policy: a. The CTC will deliver chemical toilets to the training areas. It‟s the responsibility of the user to identify on ground where the chemical toilets need placed. It‟s highly recommended that the using unit conduct a recon at least one week prior to the training event to establish exact chemical toilet locations. b. All military units must provide an IMPAC Card (credit card) or Purchase Order (PO) to cover the cost of servicing chemical toilets. All PR&C‟s and Po‟s must be in place prior to a unit receiving the requested service. All non-military groups must pay by check or credit card. If chemical toilets are authorized for use, then it‟s the responsibility of the user to cover all costs of cleaning fees. The using unit must coordinate with H&R Septic Services for servicing of chemical toilets. Phone numbers and POCs can be obtained by contacting CTC Logistics Manager at Bldg #58. 4. Additional Refuge Services Policy: a. All military units and non-military groups may be asked to pay for an additional refuse pickup. The CTC Manager will determine if the current refuse pick-up is adequate or if it exceeds current service capability. This normally occurs during the high usage training months between May and September. Coordination will be made by the CTC Manager and unit or group, prior to arriving at the CTC. 5. Training Aids
a. The CTC has very limited training aids. All units are encouraged to bring their own supplies and not depend on the CTC for any item. All Land Navigation maps, start points and answer keys can be sent electronically if prior coordination is made through the CTC Operations. The following training aids are currently available from CTC Logistics: Maps (Camp Navajo Bellemont 1:50,000 and Land Navigation Training Area) Land Navigation Start Points/Answer Keys Land Navigation Cards (Task 071-329-1004/1006) Audio/Visual Equipment: TV/VCRs Overhead Projectors Audio/Video Teleconferencing In-Focus Projector Easels 6. The following policies apply to training aids: a. Training aids will be requested at least 90 days in advance to Operations on the AZ Form 350-6-R. Training aids will be hand receipted from CTC Logistics no later than 1430 hours on weekdays. Turn-in will be coordinated through the Logistics Manager at Bldg #58. SECTION 2, Appendix C - BILLETING 1. General. Units will request billets using AZ Form 350-6-R. Individual reservations for members of using units will not normally be accepted. 2. Billeting policies a. Each unit will sign for and accept responsibility for the buildings and rooms that are assigned. The unit NCOIC for billeting will sign for all Open Bay keys, linen, equipment, and supplies to be used by the unit. Individual and double bedded rooms will be issued only after the unit identifies the rank and name/s of the soldier/s that will be occupying those rooms (doublebedded rooms are reserved for Senior NCOs and Company grade officers, single-bed rooms are reserved for field grade officers). Open bays (40 beds) will be issued only after the person in charge of the bay has been identified by grade and name. Clearing checklists will also be provided at this time. It is recommended that each unit send an advance party to sign for these items prior to arrival of the main body. A room hand receipt form is available for sub-hand receipting the open bays to subordinates (at the discretion of the person signing for the billets). The use of the sub-hand receipt ensures that the occupant will be accountable for all property in the room and any damages to the room or its contents. Advance party personnel must arrive no later than 1300 hours on the day the billets are required unless prior arrangements are made with the CTC Manager.
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b. All CTC users will be provided billeting by the rank structure shown below. Building 72, Major-Colonel, CW3-CW5, SGM-CSM, GS-11 and up, Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), *dependent upon availability, company grade officer in command positions or who are BN/BDE staff. Billeting priority for building 72 is listed below. START (See Section 3) Units training TDY personnel Civilian/military personnel not on orders. Building 64, company grade officers, CW0-CW2, SFC/MSG/1SG, GS-7 thru GS-10. *An attempt shall be made to keep roommates of equal rank together unless specifically requested by the customer. Buildings 80, 84, and 88 - Open Bays, All junior enlisted (E6 and below) and section/squad/platoon sergeants as directed by the using unit commander. Once issued to the using unit, it is the using unit‟s responsibility to determine who stays where. Concessions are made for male and female billeting. *NOTE: CTC has the right and responsibility to assign billets all CNTS buildings. The information listed above is only a guide line and is subject to change depending on the availability of the billets. c. Pre-inspections of assigned billets by the advance party are encouraged. Missing or damaged items should be brought to the attention of the CTC Manager and Security. Items that are reported damaged or missing more than 24 hours after the billets have been assigned will be evaluated on an individual basis to determine responsibility. Items/facilities that are found dirty upon check-in should also be noted to provide feedback on the thoroughness of previous inspections. d. The appropriate collection procedures will be initiated for any lost, damaged, or destroyed equipment. Lost keys will result in a $15.00 charge per key. e. Units are requested to advise the CTC Manager of any maintenance issues as soon as possible. Emergency requests after duty hours should be reported to SECURITY, Bldg 3, x3297. f. Units will coordinate with CTC Logistics (x3238) to draw linen, vacuums, buffers, and other requested equipment. Expendable cleaning supplies (detergent, window cleaner, floor wax, paper products and plastic bags) need to be brought by the using unit. Linen is available upon request during the following days; Monday, Wednesday, Friday of each week, 0900-1100hrs and 13001500hrs only, no exceptions. All units, groups will be charged a $12.00 cleaning fee for use of each set of linen. A refuse fee may be added if trash collection exceeds regular scheduled pick-up. g. During Annual Training (AT), units must provide a roster of personnel to the Camp Navajo Operations and Security. This roster must include the billet location of key personnel or a unit POC. Operations will provide a copy of this roster to the CTC Manager and Security to facilitate location of personnel in the event of an emergency, after duty hours.
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Unit’s assigned billets in building 72 must read Appendix I - Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) Procedures.
2. Billeting clearing a. Commanders are responsible for completing the Post Clearing Checklist and ensuring that their areas are prepared for the clearing inspection (See Appendix N). All basic cleaning equipment (Vacuums, Mops, Mop buckets, Sponges, etc.) are stored in the janitor closets in each building. b. Units are required to furnish their own janitorial items (cleansers, glass cleaner, detergent, paper towels, toilet paper, etc.). If the unit is unable to supply their own janitorial items, there are local vendors that supply janitorial supplies in Flagstaff. c. Units may also pay for contract janitorial services via Purchase Request and Commitment or Purchase Order. See Section L - Financial Procedures. d. The unit billeting NCOIC will collect all keys prior to the clearing inspection as unit personnel will not be allowed back into the billets after clearing. e. Units will be prepared to clear billets no later than 1200 hours unless prior arrangements are made with the CTC. Due to the limited number of CTC staff, it is recommended that units having more than 200 personnel coordinate with the CTC to stagger clearing times. f. A senior NCO will accompany the CTC inspector during the billets inspection. It is recommended that several unit personnel with cleaning supplies also accompany the inspector to correct minor discrepancies. g. Allow 30 minutes per hundred soldiers for inspection/clearing procedures. h. All items hand receipted from CTC Logistics must be returned to Bldg 58, unless prior arrangements are made. i. Any fire extinguishers hand receipted from the Fire Department must be returned to Bldg 2, unless prior arrangements are made.
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SECTION 2, Appendix D - Fitness Center 1. General. Units using the Fitness Center will comply with the following: a. The largest unit drawing keys for the Fitness Center will be responsible for the operation of the center. This includes enforcing policies, coordinating hours of operation with other units, checking operation of the equipment, cleanliness, and submitting work order requests. b. Before using the equipment, all personnel must read the Fitness Center SOP, located in the room, which explains proper care and operation of the equipment. Personnel must also sign the liability waiver form included with the SOP prior to using the Fitness Center. c. Personnel using the Center will take a towel for use in wiping sweat off equipment after each use. Boots will not be worn in the Fitness Center. d. Responsible unit will clean all equipment daily with cleaning supplies available in the female latrine, located next to building 76, (DFAC). Drinking fountains are also available in building 80, next door to the Fitness Center. SECTION 2, Appendix E - Classrooms 1. General. There are two classrooms (Rm 154, 156) located in the Dining Facility, building 76. Each classroom has tables and chairs for 40 personnel, a wall-mounted overhead projector screen, two permanent dry-erase boards, instructor table, and a podium. Overhead TV/VCRs are also installed. Units or individuals signing for keys to these classrooms assume responsibility for all the above listed equipment. Limited equipment is available upon request. a. Units or individuals must use AZ Form 350-6-R to request these classrooms 180 in advance. Non-ARNG users will be charged a fee (see fee schedule available from the CTC Manager). b. Classrooms must be cleaned, swept, and mopped after use. Chairs must be placed on top of tables. c. Other classroom areas available at Camp Navajo include: (1) Building 4 (POC: CTC Readiness NCO, extension 3153) (2) Bellemont Armory (POC: SFC Howard, extension 3173) (3) Security Operations (POC: Secuity x3268) d. The Dining Facility, building 76, may also be used for a classroom and seats up to 300 personnel. Approval for use as a classroom will be granted if there is not a conflict with mess operations.
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SECTION 2, Appendix F - Distance Learning Center (DLC) 1. General. The purpose of the DLC is threefold; to enhance individual soldier and collective readiness, to enhance the Command and Control capability of the Arizona National Guard and to support shared use opportunities for users other than the Arizona National Guard. 2. Proponent. The DLC is an Arizona National Guard asset under the control of the Adjutant General. The Arizona National Guard Distributed Learning Program Manager, under the direction of the DCSIM, manages, maintains and operates the classrooms on a day-to-day basis for the Adjutant General. 3. Use. DLC may be used by any member of the Arizona National Guard at no cost to the soldier. Other Department of Defense (DOD) entities may use the classroom, when not being used by ARNG users, but may be charged for direct reimbursable expenses. Federal, State, local government agencies or any other user may use the classroom, when not being used by AZNG or DOD users. These Agencies may be charged for expenses and for other costs related to the use and operation of the DLC. 4. DLC Operations/Utilization. a. Do not bring food or beverage of any kind to the instructor or student workstations. b. All classroom users must sign in on the classroom log regardless of amount of time or activity. c. Any use of the classroom computers must comply with the Arizona National Guard Network Use Policy. d. Users must not add or remove any software to any of the classroom computers or make any changes to the computer‟s configuration such as changing the screen resolution. e. The classroom must be cleaned and returned to its standard layout after each use. Any trash must be taken outside and placed in appropriate trash containers. f. If any component of the classroom does not operate as expected, immediately notify the CTC Manager or DL Program Office at (928) 773-3238. Users may not attempt to fix any component themselves. SECTION 2, Appendix G - DINING FACILITY 1. General. The Dining Facility (DFAC) will be requested using AZ Form 350-6-R at least 180 days in advance. The CTC requires a qualified DFAC Manager for all mess operations. a. DFAC Cook (head chef) will act as liaison between the using unit and Camp Navajo and assist in all DFAC operations under the direction of the OIC, Operations & Training, CTC Manager. Units may provide their own cooks or make arrangements to pay for hiring state employees or hire a contractor to provide meals. During consolidate mess operations, it‟s highly recommended that units utilize the same caterers and or send feeder reports to the main unit performing mess operations in the DFAC. Coordination for hiring caterers is the responsibility of each using unit.
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SECTION 2, Appendix H – VEHICLE WASH POINT 1. General. The wash point located west of Bldg# 60 is for washing wheeled vehicles. It is not to be used to clean oil or grease from vehicles, equipment or parts. Wash point must requested on the AZ Form 350-6-R. Coordination for use of the wash point is thru the CTC Logistics located at Bldg# 58. a. Conduct a pre-operational, serviceability check on equipment. b. Ensure the wash point is clean after each use. c. Inform CTC personnel immediately of any problems encountered while washing vehicles. d. Police your litter and dispose of it in a proper receptacle. e. If there is a significant amount of mud in the wash point after the cleaning it will be shoveled out of the wash point, not hosed down the sump. f. Report any hazardous material spill (oil, fuel, etc.) to the Fire Department at extension 3203 and the CTC Branch at extension 3238. g. Use of the wash point by POV is prohibited In the event of an injury, call for help at x3203 Camp Navajo Fire Department. In event of serious medical emergency call 911. SECTION 2, Appendix I - COMMUNITY CLUB. 1. General: Camp Navajo has a Community Club, which serves alcoholic beverages. The following requirements must be complied with: a. Legal Age: The legal drinking age in Arizona is 21 years of age. MINORS WILL NOT BE SERVED! Club managers/Bartender may required Service Members to show valid I.D. Personnel who cannot show proof of age or who refuse to show proof of age will be escorted from the premises and will be turned over to their Unit SDO/SCNCO. A report will be made of the incident by the Unit SDO/SCNCO and forwarded to the Garrison Commander. b. Blood Alcohol Content: The blood alcohol content which constitutes legal intoxication or DUI is 0.08%. However, a person may be considered intoxicated of impaired “to the slightest degree” even below 0.08%. Commanders are strongly encouraged to stress the use of designated drivers. c. Upon arrival, all units will provide the Security Chief a copy of written orders appointing a Sergeantat-Arms for each day of the units visit. The Sergeant-at-Arms may be an officer if the unit so desires. The Sergeant-at-Arms will be present in the club for the entire time that the units SM's are present in the club. He/she will not consume alcoholic beverages of any kind during his/her tour of duty. The Sergeant-at-Arms is required to wear a brassard bearing the letters SA. The club manager will provide the brassard. Nonalcoholic beverages are free for the SA. See Section N.
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SECTION 3 – TRAINING AREA FACILITIES 1. Definitions a. Bivouacking. Overnight operations by a military unit in fulfillment of a military operation or exercise within a specified area to include but not limited to construction of shelters for the purpose of sleeping. b. Buffer Zone. The buffer zone is the area that surrounds the explosive storage area, training and firing ranges are located in this area. Access to the buffer zone is through Gate 6 (west entrance) and Gate 21 (east entrance). These gates must remain locked or have unit gate guards on duty to control access. Combinations for these locks can be obtained from Security, Bldg . 8 c. Camping. Overnight occupation by person/s other than those on military orders within a specified area to include but not limited to construction or placement of shelters or prefabricated shelters (campers, mobile homes, etc.) for the purpose of sleeping. d. Explosive Storage Area. The area of the installation known as the „limited area‟ or „downrange‟. Access into this area requires an access badge from Security and a „need‟ to be in the area. All vehicles must have a 5-pound ABC fire extinguisher to enter this area. No smoking or use of any pyrotechnic or flame producing devices of any type to include blank ammunition is allowed in this area. This area can be used for training purposes by coordinating through the Quality Assurance Specialist, Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) Office and gaining approval of the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo. See Section E, Para 1c, „Security‟ for badge issuing procedures. e. Firing Range. The firing range is used for qualification/familiarization of soldiers on individual weapons which include the M16A1, M16A2, and M9 pistol only. In reference to the M16A2, the only ammunition authorized is M855. f. Perimeter Road. This road is located in the buffer zone and circles the post. The road is 34 miles in length with a cinder base in most areas. Volunteer Canyon, in the southwest part of the post, limits east-west travel in the southern part of the buffer zone. Some portions of the road are currently closed, especially in the southern part of the installation, pending clearance by EOD personnel. g. Officer in Charge (OIC). The OIC, designated by the using unit‟s Commander, is responsible for unit training conducted on all ranges. The OIC is also responsible for safety. h. Range Officer. The Camp Navajo CTC Manager is in charge of all range operations. Units must coordinate with the CTC Manager, prior to using a range. The Camp Navajo CTC Manager is responsible for assigning and clearing all ranges used for training. i. Training Range. Any range where ONLY training ammunition may be used (blank ammunition, simulators, smoke, CS, etc.). These ranges can accommodate a tactically-deployed company or battalion. j. Weapons Range Safety Officer. That person, being a SSG (E-6) or higher, who has completed the “Range Safety Officer” Course offered by the AZ ARNG and holds a certification card verifying the same.
2. General. Camp Navajo encompasses 28,400 acres; 10,675 acres are designated as training areas. The remainder may be used as training areas with the written approval of the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo. All below listed grids for use with the Bellemont 1:50,000 map. - 16 -
WEAPONS RANGES a. Area A (Cinder Pit, VP 271952). A four-square kilometer engineer unit training area consisting of a road network in excess of 17 kilometers, also excellent for convoy operations. This area is within the limited area and its use requires the written approval of the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo. NO SMOKING ALLOWED IN THE LIMITED AREA. b. Area B (Tappen Springs, VP 288934). This training area is located on the east side of the post with good access roads, excellent cover and concealment, and bivouacs for a battalion-sized unit. The area is heavily forested and also has permanent camp sites with built-in BBQ grills for hunting and camping. Camping is not permitted within 500 feet of the Limited Area fence in the Tappen Springs area. c. Area C (Railroad Tank, VP 211907). This area is located on the south side of the post and is lightly forested with minimal vegetation and few roads. It can be used for tactical problems and battalion-sized bivouacs. Access roads are difficult in places and a 15 mile road march over the perimeter road is necessary. d. Area D (Cinder Pit, VP 188945). This is an engineer unit training area. Road network to this area is slow going with several tight turns. Bivouacs are not recommended in this area. e. Area E (Firing Range, VP 203013). The Camp Navajo CTC (CTC) weapons range is a fully automated range utilizing the latest technology in pop up target systems. The following weapon qualifications can be conducted; M-16A1/M16A2 (including NBC and Night firing tables), M-9 (30 positions), Alternate Pistol Qualification only), KD 300‟600 meter competitions and (4) lanes mounted/dismounted M-249 (SAW). Each weapons qualification must be done sequentially from one another. The M-16 firing range is capable of zeroing 80 personnel at any given time in five firing orders. The M-16 qualification for record has 16 positions available f. Area F (Indian Village, VP 215999). This area is in the northwest part of the post and is excellent for tactical training and bivouacs for battalion-sized units. This area can accommodate a battalion CPX, has excellent internal road networks, can be used for helicopter operations, and provides good cover and concealment. This area normally has portable toilets on site year-round. g. Area G (Metz Tank, VP 248907). This area is located on the south side of the post and can accommodate battalion-sized units. The area is forested with some open areas and provides good cover and concealment. A road march of 15 miles over the perimeter road is required to reach the area. h. Area H (Land Navigation Course, VQ 174005). This area has bleachers situated on top of Hill 7274 and consists of over 60 surveyed points in the northwest corner of the post. Maps and answer sheets are available from the CTC. i. Area J (Neill Flat, VP 274975). This area is in the northeast part of the post. It can be used for tactical training, battalion-sized bivouacs, and brigade-level CPX‟s. The area is open and surrounded by forest on three sides. There are few roads, other than the perimeter road, into and around the area. Ideal area for Group size helicopter operations when combined with Area N or Area F as a Forward Area Refuel Point (FARP) and maintenance area. j. Area K (Logger‟s Camp, VP 268929). This area is located in the southeast part of the post and is good for tactical training and bivouacs for battalion-sized units. Access is good via the perimeter road. The area is forested and provides good cover and concealment. - 17 -
RANGES k. Area L (Jeep Trail, VP 175963). This area is located on the west side of the post and will accommodate company-sized tactical training and bivouacs. The area is wooded with some open areas and provides good cover and concealment. l. Area M (Mickle Tank, VP 176910). This area is located in the southwest part of the post and will accommodate battalion-sized tactical training and bivouacs. The area is fairly flat with a mix of wooded and open areas. m. Area N (Training Area, VP 297949). This training area is located on the east side of the post. It parallels the perimeter road and is located east of Gate 18. n. Area O (Obstacle Course, VP 212019). This area begins 300 meters west of Indian Village (Area F) and consists of eight individual obstacles (inclined ladder, five foot high wall, concertina low crawl, twelve foot high wall with rope, thirty foot high rope climb, logs over water pit for walking over, uneven parallel bars, and low parallel bars for hurtling over). Area can accommodate one platoon sized element (40 personnel) at a time. o. Area P (Squad Tactical Reaction Course (STRAC) Lanes, VQ 207001). This area is 700 meters west of Indian Village (Area F) and consists of six lanes. Each lane has an unimproved boxed sand table at the beginning and end of each 200 - 300 meter lane. The lanes may be used for any scenario (React to Indirect Fire, React to Sniper, Movement to Contact, Cross a Danger Area, etc.). The lanes were developed by NAU ROTC and their scenarios are on file at the CTC office, should a using unit wish to review or use the scenarios already established by them or other previous units. Since the sand tables are unimproved and need to be refurbished every year the requesting unit may desire to conduct a reconnaissance of the area prior to use to ensure improvements to the sand tables are adequate and identifiably marked. SECTION 3, Appendix A - Range Usage 1. General. All ranges and training areas are requested using AZ ARNG Form 350-6-R to Operations 180 days in advance. Units using these areas are required to check-in and check-out with Operations at the CTC. It is recommended that units schedule a pre-Annual Training conference with the CTC Manager. This conference is designed to coordinate logistical requirements, resolve conflicting range usage, and inform using units of Camp Navajo policies and procedures. All ranges at Camp Navajo are scheduled by the CTC. The CTC will coordinate all support at the installation level (i.e. target stands, range flags, etc.). Units requesting use of the ranges will adhere to the general procedures outlined in JFHQ-AZ Circular 350-6-9 AND the Firing Range Standing Operating Procedures. See Section 15. 2. All units, and agencies, will notify the CTC of all cancellations at the earliest opportunity to permit rescheduling. 3. Range and/or training area requests (AZ ARNG Form 350-6-R) will be submitted in one (1) copy only to Camp Navajo Operations at least 180 days in advance. After approval by Camp Navajo CTC, a confirmation will be returned to the requester. a. Units scheduled to use Camp Navajo ranges will report in with the CTC no later than 1300 hours on the day prior to the use of any ranges. The CTC will provide a briefing to the unit concerning the areas to be - 18 -
used, advising the fire danger, and briefing any possible restrictions or changes. The CTC office hours are 0700 -1530 M-F. Other times may be possible with prior arrangements through the CTC. b. QASAS must approve the use of ammunition on Camp Navajo ranges. The following ammunition and pyrotechnic devices are authorized for use in training areas: (1) 5.56mm BLANK and 7.62mm BLANK ammunition, .50 Caliber BLANK, 40 mm BLANK (with no restrictions except Area N (Training ASP). (2) Smoke, CS, and hand grenade/artillery simulators may be used if forest fire restrictions permit. It is required that these munitions be placed in open areas clear of brush and pine needles during burning or detonation. If possible, munitions should be placed on the roadway or in metal containers to prevent fires. An AZND Form 019-1, Match, Flame and Heat-Producing Device permit is required when these munitions are used. This permit is issued to the unit by the Camp Navajo Fire Dept. The Installation Safety Officer and QASAS must also sign it before the form is given to the CTC. All pyrotechnic devices must be policed prior to departing the training area. (3) Star clusters, parachute flares, and other aerial pyrotechnics historically create fires when used at Camp Navajo. Therefore, use of these type pyrotechnics requires coordination with Camp Navajo Fire Dept no later than one week prior to the scheduled use of these devices. Fire Dept personnel must be on site before these devices can be used. Use of these devices is prohibited if fire conditions are greater than „HIGH.‟ (4) Camp Navajo Firing Range can accommodate the following ammunition: (5) All small arms ammunition to include 40 mm Target, Practice, Training (TPT) but not includes .50 Calibers. Camp Navajo Reg. 385-12, Firing Range Operations, and AZ ARNG Pam 350-6, Range and CTC Operations, covers range requirements for training. (6) ***IMPORTANT*** Starting 01 Jun 02 and lasting until further notice the following ammunitions are not authorized to be fired: 7.62mm, 50 cal, and all other ammo having a trajectory distance greater than 5.56mm A2 ammunition. (7) Any munitions not listed above, yet necessary for unit training, must be coordinated through the CTC. (8) All ammunition brought onto Camp Navajo must be expended or turned back to the agency from which it was drawn. No unexpended ammunition is to be left on Camp Navajo without the written permission of the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo. (9) Pyrotechnic devices, simulators, and blank ammunition will not be used within 600 meters of the McCracken Ranch located at VP30189486, by order of the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo. This area includes the Training ASP and the large meadow to the east. c. All gates will be guarded when unlocked. It is the responsibility of the individual or unit to lock the gates behind them or post a guard. The guards must be briefed as to who is authorized access through the gate. d. Any access to or through the limited area requires a badge issued from security. One unit representative will draw access badges from security. Units must provide security the names of personnel authorized to sign for badges or keys. NO SMOKING OR USE OF BLANK, LIVE, PYROTECHNIC OR FLAME PRODUCING DEVICES OF ANY KIND IS ALLOWED IN THE LIMITED AREA. e. Any ammunition or explosives used for training must have an inventory list and a copy of the DA 581 submitted to THE CTC MANAGER 10 days prior to the unit arrival at Camp Navajo. This list and DA 581 is reviewed by Camp Navajo QASAS for ammunition serviceability/restrictions. Units failing to comply with this requirement will be prohibited from bringing ammunition or explosives onto Camp Navajo. 4. Camp Navajo TSSD responsibilities include: - 19 -
a. Check-in/Check-out of units using training areas and ranges. b. Inspect ranges and training areas for cleanliness, environmental damage, and general range conditions. c. Periodically check to ensure that units are using the proper ranges and areas. d. Assist the unit commander or representative in securing the proper combinations and keys to their training areas and ranges. e. Keep units informed about any fire hazards. f. Coordinate with CTC Logistics to fill unit training aid requests. SECTION 3, Appendix B - Medical Support 1. General. The Troop Medical Clinic (TMC), BLDG 68, is only operational during the AT cycle. Camp Navajo Fire Department is available to support AZ ARNG units on IDT weekends and will provide emergency support at the EMT level to other units. Units will request 90 days in advance Fire support on ranges on the AZ Form 350-6-R. Any requests for additional support from the Camp Navajo Fire Department must have written approval from the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo. 2. Operations are responsible for medical support and is the POC for questions regarding such support. Details concerning AT medical support is covered during the annual pre-camp conference and during the unit‟s in-briefing. Under no circumstances, are soldiers training at the installation permitted to receive services from the Veterans Administration Community Based Outpatient Clinic that occupies the east wing of building 68. a. The TMC is located in Bldg 68 and will provide sick call services during the AT cycle. The hours of operation and sick call procedures will be provided to each unit during their pre-camp briefing. Units must provide an Alpha roster to the TMC prior to the start of training. Soldiers reporting to the TMC for Sick Call must bring their medical records with them.
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SECTION 3, Appendix C - Clearing 1. General. All units must be cleared by key installation staff prior to leaving post. Units are requested to turn in CTC surveys to the CTC from a minimum of 25 percent of soldiers present for duty. These surveys provide information for improving CTC operations. a. A Billeting Clearing Checklist is provided in Section L and is available from the CTC. Units must clear with all divisions on the checklist. The CTC will be the last division to sign the checklist to verify the unit has cleared post properly. b. Commanders are responsible for ensuring their units complete the Billeting Clearing Checklist. See Section 13.
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SECTION 5 - Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) Procedures 1. General. Camp Navajo is designated as a START inspection site and subject to visits by Russian inspectors on short notice. These visits will be conducted with only nine hours preparation time after the initial notification that the inspectors are in-country. a. START inspection personnel will be billeted in building 72 (BOQ). b. Any units or personnel assigned to building 72 will be moved to other billets, if available. Statements of non-availability will be issued if authorized and necessary. c. The Dining Facility (DFAC) is normally used for both the in-briefing and the out-briefing and will have windows of non-availability for the using unit. Mess operations may have to be moved to building 4 or the Bellemont Armory while the START team is present. d. Access to the Explosive Storage Area will be limited during the inspection. Units training in the inspectable areas will be evacuated to another training area. Travel within the limited area will be controlled by Camp Navajo Security personnel.
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SECTION 6 –FIRE PREVENTION 1. General. Fire Department phone numbers are: Emergency - extension 3297 or 928-773-3231 Routine - extension 3231 or 928-773-3231 Camp Navajo Regulation 420-90 - Fire Prevention is the primary source of rules and regulations specified in this section. Camp Navajo Fire Department will normally provide only emergency fire and medical services to units and personnel training at Camp Navajo. Any other requests or requirements (such as medical standby during Airborne Operations) must be coordinated with the Camp Navajo Fire Chief at 928-773-3231. a. Camp Navajo Fire Department, x3211, will be notified in the event of any fire, HAZMAT, or medical emergency. If units are provided a hand-held radio from Camp Navajo, they must contact Security at Station 1, who in turn will dispatch the Fire Department. The following emergency information must be provided by the person calling: Unit/Caller Identification Type of Incident (fire, medical, etc.) Location of Incident Brief Description (size of fire, number of patients, types of injuries, etc.) Maintain communication with Station 1 or the Fire Department for further requests and provide someone to direct emergency crews to the scene. This is particularly critical if the emergency is located in forested training areas. Do not move any patients unless absolutely necessary. b. Fire danger signs indicating the current level are posted at the following locations: (1) (2) (3) (4) West side of the road just before entering Camp Navajo Main Gate. North side of the road after passing Post 2 entering the limited area. North side of the road by Gate 6, West Buffer Zone entrance. South side of the road by Gate 21, East Buffer Zone entrance.
c. The CTC Manager will advise all units of any unusual fire hazards. Any fires on Camp Navajo, whether or not it is extinguished by the unit, will be reported to the Fire Dept for investigative purposes. The intent of the investigation is not to place blame but to assess how unit training conducted at Camp Navajo can be performed in the safest manner possible while still preserving the environment. d. Smoking and open-pit fires are prohibited on Camp Navajo without the approval of the Camp Navajo Fire Department. Designated smoking areas are located throughout the administrative area with butt cans provided. Designated smoking areas can be established in the buffer zone at the unit level if the following measures are taken: (1) A Match, Flame, and Heat Producing Permit, AZND Form 019-1, is issued by the Fire Department and must request at least 90 days prior to unit arrival from the fire department. (2) The designated smoking area must be roped off to identify the area. All individuals smoking must remain within this area. (3) A 5-pound fire extinguisher, Type A: B: C and a shovel must be present in the smoking area. (4) A butt-can with three inches of water in the bottom must be used. - 23 -
e. Immersion heaters, M2 burners, and/or pyrotechnic devices used in the buffer zone require an AZND Form 019-1 issued by the Fire Department. M2 burners are not authorized for use as tent heaters. f. Open-pit fires and grills also require AZND Form 019-1. Open-pit fires will only be allowed when fire danger is low. This form must also be issued prior to use of the permanent grills located in the Tappen Springs campground area. g. Hunters on Camp Navajo may smoke within their POV without obtaining a permit provided all ashes and butts remain within the vehicle. Smoking at a campsite is still subject to all designated smoking area regulations and requires AZ Form 019-1. h. Pyrotechnic devices, simulators, and blank ammunition will not be used within 600 meters of the McCracken Ranch located at VP30189486, by order of the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo. This area includes the Training ASP and the large meadow to the east. Commanders using outlying areas of this restricted area shall ensure that prevalent winds do not carry CS smoke off CNTS.
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SECTION 4, Appendix A - Camp Navajo Fire Department Unit In-Brief General: The Camp Navajo Fire Department will conduct a unit in-briefing during the first 24 hours or unit‟s arrival. Senior leaders are required to attend. The following is a synopsis of the briefing. 1. The fire station is located in the north end of building #2. 2. We provide the following services on a 24/7 basis: Structural fire response Wild land fire response Emergency medical response – Basic Life Support Will coordinate emergency medical – Advanced Life Support Hazardous material response 3. Our business phone numbers are: (982) 773-3231/3290 4. Our emergency phone number is: (928) 773-3297 5. We issue heat/flame permits for the following: All campfires All barbeque grills All pyrotechnics to include tracers on the range Smoking areas 6. We have an exercise room in the basement of the building. 7. What is your unit designation and training function? _____________________ ____________________________________________________________ 8. How long is your training period? ____________________________________ 9. How many personnel are here for training? _____________________________ 10. Where is your training going to be conducted and billeting?______________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ 11. Do you have your own medical personnel? _____________________________ ____________________________________________________________ 12. Any additional comments/questions:__________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ 13. Important contacts for your Unit & phone numbers:_______________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ 14. Person from CN Fire Department conducting fire in-brief:__________________ ____________________________________________________________ 15. Date:____________________________________________________________ 16. Signature:________________________________________________________
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SECTION 7 - SECURITY 1. General. The Security Chief for Camp Navajo, is located in Bldg 8, x3268. Security is the primary POC for any emergency requirements after duty hours. a. All accidents/incidents occurring on Camp Navajo will be reported to security immediately. Security will notify the CTC and the Fire Dept if necessary. Accidents must also be reported to STARC HQ IAW AZ ARNG Pam 350-6, Range Regulation, and paragraph 8. b. Security will hold billeting keys for issue to units or personnel arriving after duty hours if prior arrangements are made with the CTC Manager. c. Security will issue access badges to units training in or traveling through the limited area. Only one person will draw the initial issue of badges and keys for the units, therefore, units must provide SECURITY a roster of personnel with SECRET clearances authorized to sign for additional keys and badges. Commanders of using units may sign the unit‟s ALPHA Roster or a memorandum stating who may draw badges. Security must be notified immediately if any badges or keys are lost. d. Security is the primary POC for emergency callers attempting to locate personnel training at Camp Navajo. Units should provide security a roster of personnel and the location of key personnel or a unit POC to facilitate the transmission of emergency messages. Units should ensure their personnel leave complete emergency information, to include unit of assignment, with their families. e. The CTC will issue range flags to units using the rifle range. The rifle range requires three flags, one at Gate 7C, one southwest of the range on the hilltop, and one by the main road from Gate 6. f. Security will notify the CTC Manager and the Camp Navajo Environmental Office in the event of a fuel spill or other environmental incident reported by using units. g. Security will notify the CTC and the Natural Resource Manager of any found archaeological items reported by using units.
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SECTION 7, Appendix A - Security Unit In-Brief 1. General. The Camp Navajo Security Unit will conduct a unit in-briefing during the first 24 hours or unit‟s arrival. Senior leaders are required to attend. The following is a synopsis of the briefing. INCOMING UNIT INFORMATION GUIDE ****************************************************************************** IMPORTANT Units are requested to provide the Security Office with a roster of personnel who will be training at Camp Navajo. A DA Form 1379 will meet this requirement. This roster will facilitate Camp Navajo Security personnel to forward emergency messages to Service Member (SM) training at Camp Navajo. SMs are encouraged to advise family members of their unit designation as most family members do not know the name of the unit that their spouse belongs to and this often makes it impossible to locate the SM. ****************************************************************************** A. Security Personnel can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Security personnel will make reasonable attempts to notify the appropriate Camp Navajo Command personnel or the appropriate unit members/chain of command, upon receiving a request for notification of an emergency. CAMP NAVAJO EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS (on post extension/off post number): FIRE DEPARTMENT Emergencies, extension 3211 or (928)773-3211 Non-Emergency, extension 3203 or (928)773-3203 SECURITY DIVISION All Emergencies, extension 3297 or (928)773-3297 During duty hours (Monday - Friday from 0700-1530): Security Chief, extension 3268 or (928)773-3268 Operations/Training, extension 3243 or (928)773-3243 Security Administrative Assistant, extension 3249or (928)773-3249 Security Operations Center, extension 3297 or (928)773-3297 During non-duty hours (weekends and Monday - Friday from 1530-0700): Security Operations/Shift Supervisor, building 8, extension 3297 or (928)773-3297 Security personnel should be contacted for any law enforcement problems you may encounter while visiting the installation. The following types of incidents require MP/Security notification: a. Motor vehicle accidents. All motor vehicle accidents involving Military or Civilian vehicles on Post. Any Off Post accident, with any vehicle Military and/or Civilian vehicles if there is injury of a “Service Member” (SM). Vehicles that are involved in accidents On Post will not be moved (unless directed by a Security Division representative) until an accident investigation has been completed and/or the investigating - 27 -
Security Officer has released the operator. b. Missing property or suspected theft. If there is property missing or theft of property is suspected. (Please restrict personnel from entering the area where the property is missing.) If the items missing are personal items, insure the owner is present upon arrival of Security Personnel. c. Damage to property other than Motor Vehicles. Any time there is damage to property, secure the area and report the incident. This includes damage to equipment, building damage, etc. Building damage in excess of $500 requires a report of survey. (This will be coordinated with logistics). d. Personal injury accidents. Fire Department and Security personnel will be notified immediately any time there is an accident or incident involving injury to any person. Fire Department instructions on the safe handling of any injured person prior to emergency response team arrival will be strictly adhered to. Failure to comply could cause more extensive injury to the person. e. Driving Under the Influence (DUI). The term DUI applies to those persons driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, medications (whether prescribed or over the counter), or any other substance which will impair the ability to act or respond reasonably. Any unit member who suspects DUI in a coworker will be responsible for reporting it to the appropriate person in his chain-of-command and the Camp Navajo Security Division personnel for investigation. f. Unspecified incidents. If unit personnel are not sure if an incident requires notification to security, report it anyway. Determination if response is required will be made by the on duty security shift supervisor. 2. INVOLVED PARTIES: Unit representatives will insure that all personnel involved in any situation requiring Security response are present for interview, the investigation and completion of the necessary paperwork (this includes any witnesses or potential witnesses). 3. CHAIN-OF-COMMAND NOTIFICATION: It is the responsibility of the Unit Staff Duty Officer (SDO) / Staff Duty Non-commissioned Officer (SDNCO) or Charge of Quarters (CQ) to notify their unit chain of command of the above situations. Camp Navajo Security personnel will notify the appropriate Camp Navajo Command Personnel in their Chain of Command. 4. LAW ENFORCEMENT/TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS. Traffic and Criminal violations will be enforced on Camp Navajo. Most traffic violations will be dealt with through the issuance of a Military Police Discrepancy Report (MPDR). Both the Civilian and Military authorities are very rigid in the enforcement of DUI laws. MP/Security personnel detaining persons for DUI or Criminal violations will refer the prosecution to the local civilian authorities. Civilian authorities, who arrest SM‟s for any reason, retain custody rather than transporting them to the Camp Navajo Security Office. Violators can expect to stay in civilian custody until their release upon the posting of the required bail bond. If an SM is to be released to a responsible party, the SM‟s unit will be contacted and the Unit will be responsible for the designation of a responsible party. If security personnel are notified of SM being in custody for any reason, they will notify the SM‟s units Commander or CQ. a. PRIVATELY OWNED VEHICLES (POV’S). The owner will furnish proof of current registration, insurance, and a valid state operator's license upon request. Commanders are requested to keep the number of POV's to a minimum. No POV's will be authorized into the Limited Area. All POVs must park in authorized parking areas. The only vehicle that will be used by unit personnel for travel to the fishing ponds will be a unit/government - 28 -
vehicle only. The vehicle will require a charged fire extinguisher. 5. KEYS. Units requiring keys or combinations to training area gates will furnish a written request to the Installation commander through the CTC Office (Bldg No. 58). The request will include the following: a. Name, Rank, and SSN of the designated unit key custodian. b. Name, Rank, and SSN of the designated unit key alternate. c. Specific location, of the areas, where access is required. The CTC Office will coordinate with Security upon receipt of this request. Keys will then be issued to personnel listed on the approved roster. 6. COMBINATION LOCKS. Gates 6 & 21, into the buffer zone, during certain times of the year, may be secured by a combination lock. The Security Desk (Bldg. No. 8) will issue the combination to the designated unit representative. 7. IGLOO STORAGE AREA OPERATION. Visiting units operating inside the igloo storage areas will coordinate with Director, Ammunition Operations for training on access and control procedures. This instruction will include training on access and securing of igloos equipped with IDS alarms. 8. BADGES. Units requiring access to the Limited Area will submit the following information to the Security office (Bldg #8 or Fax (520-773-3239) at least one business day prior to desired entry date: a. Name/Rank/SSN and Security Clearance of each individual designated as an escort. Soldiers designated must have a clearance in order to be an escort. b. Purpose of entry, time, date, and duration. c. Unit roster with Name/Rank/SSN and Security Clearance of personnel to enter the limited area. Each unit member assigned as an escort will be issued a “No Escort Badge”. Each escort may escort up to 10 unit personnel into the limited area. Each person being escorted must be listed on the unit roster and possess a valid military I.D. All unit personnel will be required to present a valid military I.D. if requested by the Security officer at Post #2. “No escort” or “Escort Badges” will not be transferred from one individual to another without written approval from the Security Chief. A written request to re-assign a badge within the unit will be presented to the Security Chief prior to approval being granted. ****************************************************************************** NOTE: It is recommended that units consider “No Escort Badges” be issued to vehicle drivers, work detail NCOs, one maintenance NCO and one mess NCO. This will eliminate the need for escort of these personnel. ****************************************************************************** 10. VEHICLE ACCESS TO LIMITED AREA. Units will ensure that all vehicles entering the limited area are equipped with a functional fire extinguisher (2 ½ pound or larger). Access will be denied for vehicles not meeting this requirement. 11. FLAME PRODUCING DEVICES. Any device capable of producing a flame will not be allowed into the limited area. Non-commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) will be responsible for the collection of matches and lighters from all personnel and for securing for these items at the unit. When „Meals Ready to Eat” (MRE‟s) are issued, NCOIC‟s will be responsible for the removal and collection of the matches. Units wishing to set up a designated smoking area will be required to obtain a smoking permit from the Camp Navajo Fire Department. - 29 -
12. PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT. Any equipment capable of taking pictures or videos of the area is not authorized and requires approval on a permit from the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo in building 1. The Garrison Commander or his designated representative will issues these permits. The following information is required to obtain a permit: a. Make, Model, and Serial Number of the actual piece of photographic equipment to be used. The actual piece of photographic equipment must be available for inspection. b. Dates for which the permit is requested. c. Purpose for the request. Those personnel who do not have a valid permit will be denied access until the equipment has been returned to the unit billeting area. Any person found in the limited area with photographic equipment without a permit will be taken into custody and the equipment will be confiscated. The individual will be turned over to the unit and photographic equipment will be returned through command channels. The film or tape from the device will be removed and confiscated prior to the return of the equipment. Photographs that identify specific storage locations with specific ammunition type are expressly prohibited. This includes photos that identify a trailer number or rail car number (Example: Photo showing 155mm rounds in front of H154 or 105mm on car number 35565). 13. WEAPONS. Units expecting to bring weapons onto Camp Navajo for training will insure that they are familiar with NGR 190-11 and AR 190-11. The unit will coordinate the request to bring weapons onto Camp Navajo with the CTC Office. The Camp Navajo CTC will coordinate with the Installation Commander and the Security Office. No personal weapons will be carried by SM during training or stored for SM on Camp Navajo. The unit is responsible for the security and storage of assigned weapons. a. Access into limited area for training will be requested in a Memorandum to the Garrison Commander 90 days out prior to unit’s arrival b. Assigned weapons, that are authorized, in the limited area are subject to the following conditions: (1) Bolts will be removed from the weapons. (2) No ammunition of any type will be carried with the weapon. (3) M9 pistols will be carried in the appropriate holster with the magazine removed. c. Requests for weapon transport through the limited area to training areas will be coordinated with the Camp Navajo Operations office, which will, in-turn, coordinate with the Installation Commander and the Security Office. Units receiving authorization for transportation of weapons through the limited area will comply with the following: (1) Weapons will have bolts and magazines removed from the weapon until unit has arrived at their designated training area. (2) Ammunition will be transported in a separate vehicle from the weapons. (3) Each vehicle used to transport weapons and/or ammunition will carry a copy of the approved transportation request and will bear placards with the appropriate fire symbol for the items carried. (4) Weapons will not be discharged in the east-side training areas. This includes the area South of Gate #21. d. Units requiring storage of limited quantities of weapons and/or ammunition in the Camp Navajo arms vault or in a storage igloo facility will be required to complete and submit a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). See Annex C for a format example. The Garrison Commander will review the submitted MOU for - 30 -
approval. If space is available for storage, the MOU will be signed and a copy will be returned to the unit. The unit will contact the Security Chief at 773-3268, 24 hours prior to the arrival of the weapons to coordinate the storage of the weapons and ammunition. ****************************************************************************** NOTE: Personnel found in violation of the listed weapons directives will be apprehended and processed for the violation. The Unit Commander and Camp Navajo Garrison Commander will be notified. The individual committing the violation will be turned over to the Unit Commander unless the violation is of such a nature as to require a referral to local Civil Authorities. ****************************************************************************** 14. ALCOHOL. Alcohol is not authorized in the Limited Area or the buffer zone. Personnel apprehended with alcohol in their vehicle, in their personnel equipment or who appear to have been consuming alcohol prior to entry will be denied access. Alcohol will be seized and the violator will be taken into custody and will be processed for the offense. The Unit Commander and the Camp Navajo Garrison Commander will be notified of the situation and custody of the individual will be turned over to his/her Unit Commander. Assault on any Security Officer will result in the aggressor being referred to the local Civil Law Enforcement Authorities for prosecution. ****************************************************************************** NOTE: A Request for waiver to permit use of alcohol inside the buffer zone for unit parties must be presented to the Garrison Commander for approval. ****************************************************************************** 15. SPEED LIMITS. Assigned vehicle operators will obey all posted speed limits while on Camp Navajo. Operators will ensure vehicles are operated in a safe manner and will not exceed the posted limit or reasonable and prudent limits imposed by road and weather conditions or weight restrictions. Speed limits for Camp Navajo are as follows: a. Hard surface: 35 MPH (5-Ton vehicles and above are limited to 25 MPH) b. Cinder roads: All vehicles restricted to 25 MPH 16. LICENSING. All operators will be properly licensed on the equipment they are operating and will present their license upon request. Drivers will possess a valid state as well as valid military license and they will be carried on their person at all times while operating a vehicle. Individuals who cannot provide adequate proof of license will be directed to shut down and cease operating the vehicle immediately. 17. NOTIFICATION OF VIOLATIONS. Any SM stopped for a traffic violation will have his Unit and/or Chain of Command notified of the violation and the location of the vehicle and equipment. Personnel violating installation traffic regulations may be cited on DD Form 1408. Citations will be forwarded through Camp Navajo command channels to the SM‟s Unit Commander. 18. SEAT BELTS/TAILGATES. Seat belts will be worn at all times while operating or riding as a passenger in a moving vehicle. Personnel riding in the back of a vehicle will be instructed by the driver to sit on the bed of the vehicle. Benches will be utilized if vehicle is so equipped. Tailgates will be in place at all times that a vehicle is in active operation. Violations of this policy will result in the operator being cited for unsafe operation of a vehicle. 19. TACTICAL VEHICLE OPERATIONS. All CTC access, by tactical vehicles, is via the paved road East of Bldg. No. 4). All personnel driving in tactical vehicles on Post will have their Kevlar Helmets on at all - 31 -
times when operating a military vehicle. 20. TELEPHONES. Emergency messages are the only messages that will be taken and passed on by the MP/Security Operations Desk. Units are encouraged to have 24 hour telephonic coverage to receive routine calls. 21. FISHING. Unit personnel who desire to use the fishing ponds are required to obtain a fishing permit from the Natural Resource Manager, extension 3318, 3274 or (928) 773-3318. Fishing may be closed due to mission requirements. 22. COMPLIANCE. Unit Commanders or their designated representatives are required to ensure their personnel are aware of and ensure compliance with the information presented in this Information Guide. This will ensure that each visiting unit has a safe and productive training period while at Camp Navajo.
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SECTION 8 - ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION 1. General. The Camp Navajo CTC is a Mecca for all forms of wildlife. Please stay away from all wildlife. Some venomous snakes and spiders can be found throughout Camp Navajo. The Western diamondback rattlesnake, brown recluse and black widow spiders can be found here. Do not attempt to handle these dangerous creatures. When bitten, these creatures can cause life threatening complications. The CTC promotes good environmental standards. We place a big emphasis on Environmental Management Systems (EMS). It‟s everyone‟s responsibility to be good stewards of our training lands. By being good stewards of our lands, we insure that future generations can enjoy the unique environment we have here at CN. Always be aware of the environmental impacts that all training may cause. For more information you may contact the CN Environmental Office at x3318. a. All units must follow proper fueling procedures, to include the use drip pans and other precautions, to limit fuel spills in the training area. Units experiencing any type of fuel or HAZMAT spill must contact security immediately. Security will notify the Camp Navajo Environmental Office and the CTC. b. All spills will be handled IAW the Camp Navajo Spill Plan and the unit must complete a Spill Report (AZ ARNG Form 200-8). c. Archaeological items discovered while training at Camp Navajo must be reported to security who will then notify the Natural Resource Manager. d. Animal habitats located on the installation will not be disturbed. Hunting and fishing are prohibited when it conflicts with training. e. No live bushes, trees, or permanent growth will be cut, mutilated, or used for camouflage purposes. Grass, leaves, pine needles, dead wood, and temporary growth may be used for training purposes. f. Slit trenches, cat holes, or other field expedient type of latrines are prohibited. Port-johns and dumpsters may not be moved without approval from the CTC. Units will be charged for unauthorized movement of porta-johns or dumpsters. Commanders will be accountable for any damages. g. Porta-johns and dumpsters will be requested on AZ ARNG Form 350-6-R (CTC Request Form) and final coordination made with the CTC Manager one week prior to training. The dates needed, desired location of port-johns and number of soldiers using them must be listed on the request form. It is the using unit’s responsibility to pay for cleaning services of the above items. h. Trash generated by the unit must be bagged and hauled out by the unit. No trash will be buried. Dumpsters are located around the perimeter road of the CTC billeting complex, specifically east of building 76 (DFAC), west of building 84, and north of building 64. i. The use of pesticides and herbicides is prohibited. j. Permanent construction on ranges, including roads, tent pads, etc., is prohibited without the written approval of the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo. k. All vehicles will use established roads in the buffer zone. Off-road short cuts are prohibited. ATVs and motorcycles are permitted for official use only.
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l. Training areas and ranges must be kept clean. If road blocks are used during training, they must be dismantled and returned to their natural state. Expended training ammunition brass and pyrotechnic devices must be recovered. All fighting positions, trenches, and liquid sumps will be filled at the completion of training. Commanders are responsible for the policing of all ranges and training areas used. m. Excavations more than thirty-six inches deep must have prior approval from the CTC Manager.
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SECTION 9 - ARMS, AMMUNITION, AND EXPLOSIVES (AA&E) 1. General. Units training with AA&E on Camp Navajo must read and follow all applicable AR‟s, TM‟s, SOP‟s, and Camp Navajo Regulations. Proper safety precautions must be taken to prevent accidents and injuries. a. A request using AZ Form 350-6-R should be completed and returned to the CTC. All ammunition storage will be IAW TM 9-1300-206 and the Camp Navajo Storage Site Plan. A copy of the DA Form 581 will be given or faxed to Camp Navajo Operations 90 days prior to unit’s arrival at the CTC Fax 928-773-3209. b. Only authorized AA&E will be used for training on Camp Navajo. A list of all ammunition/explosives to be used on Camp Navajo, to include NSN and lot numbers, must be provided to the QASAS ten days prior to use for review and verification of serviceability. This can be accomplished using any document or format which provides the NSN and lot number (DA Form 581 recommended). QASAS approval is required before the ammunition is used. c. QASAS must also be notified of the location and type of any duds, misfires, etc. d. Units must collect all residue and non-expended ammunition for return to the issuing agency. Nonexpended ammunition will not be left on Camp Navajo without the written permission of the Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo. e. All accidents/incidents involving ammunition or explosives, regardless of how minor, will be reported to the QASAS, x3206. 2. References: a. DA PAM 385-64, Ammunition and Explosives Safety Standards. b. AR 600-55, The Army Driver and Operator Standardization Program (Selection, Training, Testing, and Licensing). c. DA PAM 710-2-1, Using Unit Supply System. 3. Further information and assistance can be obtained by contacting the Camp Navajo Training site, ext. 3238; Camp Navajo Transportation Office, ext. 3232; or the Camp Navajo QA office, ext. 3206. SECTION 9 - Appendix A - Transport, Handling, & Storage of AA&E 1. All military drivers and civilian employee vehicle drivers transporting A&E onto, within and departing Camp Navajo, will be properly trained, qualified, and licensed to transport A&E. Drivers must be hazardous materials (HAZMAT) trained and certified. Drivers must possess: a. Military personnel: (1). Valid military driver license, OF 346. (2). Valid civilian driver license. (3). Card or other documentation signed and dated by a certified HAZMAT instructor that the driver is trained and certified to transport HAZMAT. b. Civilian employees: (1). Valid Commercial Driver License (CDL) with HAZMAT endorsement for explosives. - 35 -
(2). Valid military driver license, OF 346. 2. Units will ensure drivers are properly licensed and A&E vehicles meet DD Form 626, Motor Vehicle Inspection requirements. 3. Units transporting A&E to Camp Navajo will coordinate with the Camp Navajo Training Site and Camp Navajo Transportation Office seven (7) working days in advance to arrange for A&E storage unless A&E will be kept with unit in field bivouac or will be stored in arms vault. Prior to arrival, units will provide a copy of DA Form 581, Request for Issue and Turn-in of Ammunition, (or equivalent Service form as appropriate), showing DODIC, NSN, lot number and quantity of A&E being brought to Camp Navajo. The Camp Navajo QA office will review the DA For 581 prior to use of A&E. 4. Upon arrival at Camp Navajo, A&E loaded vehicles will proceed to the designated A&E vehicle parking area at Post 3 for vehicle inspection. The driver will request Security to notify the Transportation Officer and QA office of arrival. At no time will A&E be transported into the Camp Navajo administrative area of the post for any reason except when authorized A&E will be stored in arms vaults at either building 1 or building 151 and prior coordination has been made. The admin area is defined as any area of the installation outside the ASA or buffer zone. 5. QA Inspector will perform DD Form 626 inspection of vehicle and driver prior to allowing the A&E vehicle to proceed from Post 3. Vehicles or drivers that fail DD Form 626 inspection will result in the vehicle not being allowed to move until the vehicle or driver discrepancies are corrected. 6. Upon passing inspection, the QA Inspector will provide the driver a copy of the DD Form 626 which will be kept with the vehicle when transporting A&E. Vehicles transporting A&E on Camp Navajo are subject to spot inspection at anytime and anywhere on Camp Navajo by QA Inspectors. 7. After inspection and release by the Inspector, vehicle may proceed into the Ammunition Storage Area (ASA) to the designated A&E storage magazine. A&E vehicles may also proceed directly to the Buffer Zone if A&E will be kept in the field with the unit during training or bivouac. Units will take appropriate required measures for safety and securing the A&E during bivouac. 8. When A&E is not otherwise in use or being transported to/from training, A&E will be stored either in a magazine in the ASA, properly secured in a vehicle and parked at the Vehicle Holding Yard, stored in an arms vault, or under positive control with a unit bivouaced in the Buffer Zone. 9. After completion of training or mission, and unit has remaining A&E to be transported back to home station, the vehicle and driver must receive a DD Form 626 inspection by Camp Navajo QA office prior to transporting the A&E off-post. Vehicles/drivers failing the inspection will result in the vehicle/driver being rejected until discrepancies are corrected. 10. The following general requirements are provided, however, it is not all inclusive and does not provide relief from compliance with all A&E military and Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements. a. A&E drivers be qualified, licensed and HAZMAT trained and certified. b. A&E transport vehicles must meet serviceability requirements of DD Form 626 prior to loading and transporting A&E. c. Vehicles transporting A&E must be equipped with two(2) serviceable fire extinguishers with a rating of 10-BC or more. - 36 -
d. Vehicle cargo space must be clean and provide adequate protection for the A&E. A&E will be protected from the elements as necessary and tarped when transported on public roads, i.e. off-post. e. Compatibility of A&E loaded on vehicles will be complied with. A&E will not be transported with nonA&E hazardous materials. f. A&E loaded on vehicles will be properly blocked and braced, or secured with suitable tie-down straps to prevent movement. g. Vehicles (and trailers) transporting A&E will be placarded on all four sides (front, rear and both sides) with the appropriate DOT placards. g Carrying of passengers in vehicles transporting A&E is prohibited except as authorized by DA PAM 38564, paragraph 7-11. 11. When using blank ammunition in a training enfironment the following safty procdures must be observed: a. The OIC/NCOIC of any training exercise will conduct a safety briefing. The beefing will address the precautions necessary when handling and firing blank ammunition. This safety briefing must be annotated on the unit‟s training schedule. b. The OIC/NCOIC or \Safety Officer will inspect all blank ammunition to ensure all cartrideges are blanks. c. The OIC/NCOIC or Safety Officer will inspect all weapons prior to clearing the range or training area to ensure weapons are not loaded. All brass and not-expended ammunition must be collected from the soldiers. All brass must be policed from the range and/or training area. SECTION 9 - Appendix B - Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Procedures 1. Purpose: This appendix provides procedures to follow when unexploded ordnance is discovered. 2. General. If unexploded ordnance (UXO) or duds are discovered, the area near the ordnance must be marked or flagged with engineering tape or other highly visible marking. If marking devices are not available leave a minimum of two personnel to guard the area until Camp Navajo Security or QASAS personnel arrive at the site. Security, x3297, must be notified immediately and they will call the CTC, x3238, and QASAS, x3206. Under no circumstances will this ordnance be moved or disturbed. All soldiers must remain clear of the area until EOD or Camp Navajo explosive-qualified personnel dispose of the UXO.
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SECTION 10 - SAFETY 1. General. Camp Navajo is located at 7100 feet elevation; therefore, units should be aware of the following conditions: a. Weather and temperature conditions can change rapidly. The high to low temperature differential is normally about 40 degrees. Soldiers should plan on bringing field jackets and other cold weather gear even during the summer months. The overnight low can reach the upper 30‟s and lower 40‟s in mid-summer. b. Winter conditions can change rapidly from comfortable to extremely cold very rapidly. Additional precautions must be taken to ensure soldier‟s safety and comfort in the event of rapid weather changes. c. Hazardous road conditions will be encountered during the winter. Ensure soldiers follow winter driving precautions and carry cold weather gear at all times. d. Dehydration can occur during both cold and hot weather. Remind soldiers to drink water while training. This is especially important during the winter when soldiers are less apt to consider dehydration as a problem. e. Sunburns can occur very rapidly due to the thinner atmosphere. Soldiers should have sunscreen and chap stick available during their training. f. Severe thunderstorms are frequent during the monsoon season, typically July through September. Appendix 1 provides guidance for personnel safety during periods of lightning. g. Soldiers must receive a safety briefing on hazards associated with training ammunition and pyrotechnic devices. The overall responsibility of soldiers to receive a proper safety briefing associated with work environment hazards lies on the commander. This briefing should include proper use, explosive hazards, and associated fire hazards. Accountability must be maintained on all pyrotechnic devices to ensure all items are expended or returned. h. Personnel working in a hazardous environment are required to wear the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) IAW Code of Federal Regulation 29 Parts 1900 to 1910. i. Visitors to any work site must stay clear of the operation or wear the required safety equipment. j. Speed limits must be obeyed. Many of the roads on the installation are cinders, which are extremely hazardous to drive on. Some of the roadways have steep slopes on the shoulders. Caution should be taken when driving or parking near the edge of the roadway. Speed limits are as follows: 25 mph on cinder roads, 35 mph for 5 ton vehicles and below on Hardball, 25 mph for vehicles above 5 ton on Hardball, 15 mph in the administration area, and 10 mph when passing troops and while driving in the troop billeting area. k. Stay away from all forms of wildlife. Some poisonous snakes and spiders can be found throughout Camp Navajo. The timber diamondback rattlesnake, and the brown recluse can be found here. Do not attempt to pick these poisonous creatures up. They are extremely poisonous when bitten. l. Stay on all pre-existing roadways. Severe damage to soil and plants will occur. m. Numerous archeological sites exist on Camp Navajo. All digging must be pre-approved, prior to the unit entering the training range. - 38 -
n. Seat belts are required for all personnel, if the vehicle is so equipped. o. If you have an accident involving a vehicle, do not move it or disturb the scene until investigated and released by security. An accident report must be submitted to the Camp Navajo Safety Office within 24 hours of the accident. p. Line of Duty injury reports (LOD‟s) are the responsibility of the unit. Make sure the unit‟s name and address are on the forms. A copy is to be furnished to the CN Safety Office. q. A copy of all personnel injuries must be sent to the Camp Navajo Safety Officer (AZIA-ZX-SO). The information will be used to assess potential safety hazards on Camp Navajo r. All equipment operators must be trained and licensed on the piece of equipment that they are operating. s. The Depot Transport Vehicle is used to move munitions and has the right of way. Never pass the Depot Transport Vehicle or any other equipment transporting containers or is placarded in any way. t. When MRE‟s are utilized to feed personnel down range (Limited Area) matches must be removed prior to entering the area. u. Camp Navajo has 38 miles of operational rail system. Many crossings are unmarked. Exercise caution when crossing tracks at road junctions. v. A permit must be obtained for any unit that wants to use any smoke, pyro or any type of simulators. This permit will be obtained from the CN Fire Department and must be signed by the Fire Chief, Safety Officer and QASAS. w. All personnel are to utilize sidewalks where available in the garrison area - the CSM is very particular about his grass.
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SECTION 10, Appendix A - Lightning Protection 1. General. The monsoon season in Northern Arizona generates considerable thunder storm and lightning activity. Unit leaders must take precautions to keep soldiers safe while training in a field environment. Ensure that all field electrical equipment is properly grounded to protect both the operator and the equipment. Train soldiers in correct emergency first-aid procedures and CPR. Soldiers struck by lightning must receive immediate first-aid. The following precautions should be taken if a thunder or electrical storm develops: a. Seek shelter inside a building, enclosed vehicle, tunnel, cave, canyon, etc. If caught in the open, seek shelter in a low-lying ditch or other low area. b. Avoid hilltops and ridges, top of buildings, athletic fields or other open areas, parking lots, ponds or lakes, wire fences, and overhead wires. Avoid isolated trees, open-top vehicles, and railroad tracks. c. Avoid the use of telephones, field phones, electrical equipment, switchboards, radios, etc. Turn off equipment which might be damaged by a power surge or power failure. d. Remove and ground metallic items such as ALCE packs, weapons, knives, radios, etc. e. Do not handle flammable materials. f. Train soldiers to move to low ground when storms approach the area. 2. The following procedures apply when handling ammunition and explosives: a. Evacuate ammunition storage facilities without approved lightning protection such as operating buildings and loading docks. b. Evacuate facilities containing exposed explosives, especially unpacked electrically- initiated devices. These facilities must be evacuated even if the building is equipped with a lightning protection system. c. Evacuate facilities that contain explosive dust or vapor and any vehicle or railroad car carrying explosives. d. Supervisors must ensure all operations are suspended, buildings are secured, and all personnel evacuated to a safe location. Personnel will remain in the safe location until the supervisor announces the „all clear.‟
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SECTION 11 - RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES 1. The following recreational opportunities are available at Camp Navajo; hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, outdoor ramadas, outside volleyball courts, outside basketball courts, softball field. The CTC does have limited gear available. Please contact the Camp Navajo web site at www.campnavajo.com for additional details regarding recreational opportunities.
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SECTION 12 - FINANCIAL PROCEDURES 1. General. a. All active duty, reserve, and non-Arizona ARNG units desiring to have unrestrained access to their own copying machine are required to provide funds via DD Form 448, Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR). The MIPR should be addressed to the USP&FO for Arizona, ATTN: AZAA-PFC-C , 5644 East Moreland Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85008-3442 and a courtesy copy sent to the Camp Navajo CTC, P.O. Box 16123, Bellemont, Arizona 86015-6123. Units will be charged $.03 per copy to cover costs of toner and repair services. Units are responsible for bringing their own copier paper. Units will only be charged for their amount of use. b. All units, to include AZ ARNG, desiring to have a Class A telephone line(s) are required to provide to provide funds via DD Form 448, Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR). The MIPR should be addressed to the USP&FO for Arizona, ATTN: AZAA-PFC-C , 5644 East Moreland Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85008-3442 and a courtesy copy sent to the Camp Navajo CTC, P.O. Box 16123, Bellemont, Arizona 86015-6123 Without the MIPR units are limited to DSN and four digit extension calling within the state. c. All Purchase Requests and Commitments, MIPRs, and IMPAC (Credit Card) numbers must be on file with the CTC (extension 3238) prior to the beginning of training. This allows Camp Navajo to verify fund availability with the Federal Purchasing and Contracting Office (Pre-authorizing). The CTC will coordinate with all Camp Navajo divisions and consolidate all charges for support. The CTC Manager will submit the billing memorandum including the appropriate account codes and the amount to be reimbursed. Unit commanders or designated representative will receive an itemization of charges incurred, for your concurrence, prior to charges being submitted against the IMPAC Card or MIPR. d. Units should coordinate with THE CTC MANAGER to establish funding requirements before completing the Purchase Request and Commitment, MIPR, or authorizing a vendor to charge your IMPAC Card. Camp Navajo has contracts established with the lowest prices available for the majority of unit‟s requirements. Areas of consideration for funding, depending upon the unit‟s non-organic requirements, are, but are not limited to: (1) Fuel requirements (2) SSSC items (chemlites, paper plates, D cell batteries, etc.) (3) Class IV items (Vehicle repair parts, vehicle batteries, fuel filters, etc.) if they are not readily obtainable from your home station or supply channel (4) Maintenance personnel to repair vehicle deficiencies (if the unit does not have a maintenance section) (5) Chemical latrines (6) Refuse dumpsters (7) Billeting fees (8) State technician cooks (if not organic to unit) (9) Copying machine charge ($.03 per copy) (10) Linen (if necessary)
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SECTION 13 - CHECKLISTS SECTION 12, Appendix A – CTC REQUEST FORM Put web site here. SECTION 13, Appendix B - BUILDING 80, 84, 88 BILLET CLEARING CHECKLIST UNIT______________________________________________ DATE____________________ BAY AREA 1 Doors and kick plates clean, operates properly 2 Door locks work properly 3 Carpet vacuumed, spot cleaned if necessary 4 Carpet in good condition 5 Lockers cleaned inside, outside, top 6 Locker shelves installed properly 7 Locker doors open and unlatched 8 Blinds dusted and functioning properly 9 Windows working properly, screens in good repair 10 Windows closed and locked, top and bottom 11 Windows and sills cleaned 12 Heaters cleaned/dusted 13 Heater control panel installed/properly/closed 14 Fire extinguishers clean and hung properly/serviceable 15 Lights working and covers in place 16 Walls/ceilings clean and undamaged 17 Ceiling tiles in place and in good repair 18 Bunks are dusted, stacked properly 19 Trash cans emptied, clean, and new bag installed 20 Entry and stairs clean 21 Lights working, turned off/with switches functional 22 Electrical cover plates safe/functional 23 Television/Mounted securely/functional 24 Fire alarms intact 25 Work orders prepared 26 Additional comments Site Managers Comments
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SECTION 13, Appendix B - BUILDING 80, 84, 88 BILLET CLEARING CHECKLIST UNIT______________________________________________ DATE____________________ LATRINE AREA 1 Doors and kick plates clean 2 Floor swept and mopped/disinfected 3 Urinal cleaned inside, outside, top, and bottom 4 Urinal chrome cleaned, no water stains 5 No leaks in urinal plumbing, flushes properly 6 Toilet stall walls clean/ without graffiti 7 Toilet stall doors clean, operate properly 8 Toilets clean inside and outside 9 Toilet chrome clean, no water stains 10 Toilet flushes properly, toilet paper in holder 11 Sinks are clean top, bottom, and side‟s 12 Faucets are clean and operate properly 13 Sink drains properly, drain chrome is clean 14 Showers drain/operate properly 15 Paper towel holders clean and filled 16 Mirrors cleaned/serviceable 17 Latrine heaters set to minimum 18 Washers and dryers clean, lint filters cleaned/vents 19 Connected with dryers away from walls 20 Washers and dryers working, no leaks, vents hooked up 21 Shower walls, soap dishes, floor, and faucets clean 22 Shower drain clean, draining properly/operational 23 Towel hooks clean and firmly attached to wall/unbroken 24 Bench and floor clean 25 All latrine lights operational, covers in place 26 Counters clean 27 Trash cans empty, clean, new bag installed 28 Cleaning materials restocked 29 Janitor closet clean, cleaning gear stored properly 30 Deep sink clean, faucet and drain operate properly 31 Door between latrines locked 32 Ceiling tiles in place and in good repair 33 Lights turned off 34 Work orders prepared 35 Additional comments Site Managers Comments
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SECTION 13, Appendix B - BUILDING 64 & 72 BILLET CLEARING CHECKLIST UNIT_____________________________________________ DATE____________________ ROOM AREA 1 Door and kick plate clean, locks operate properly 2 Sink clean - top, bottom and sides 3 Faucet clean and operates properly 4 Sink drain clean and operates properly 5 Mirror clean, towel bars clean and in good repair 6 Floor vacuumed 7 Locker clean and empty inside, outside, top doors left open 8 Locker shelves installed properly 9 Locker doors open and unlatched 10 Desk and drawer clean and unlocked 11 Refrigerator clean, minimum setting, working lamp 12 Heater clean and control panel properly closed 13 Windows operate properly, screens in good repair 14 Windows closed and locked, top and bottom 15 Windows and sills clean 16 Blinds dusted and functioning properly 17 Bunks, chairs, and bedside tables clean/orderly 18 All lights and lamps working and complete 19 Smoke detectors left in place 20 Lights turned off 21 Work orders prepared 22 Walls/ceilings clean and undamaged 23 Building number left on buildings 24 Manhole covers left on manholes 25 Outside building policed 26 All exterior signs present 27 All major damage reported, accordingly 28 Additional comments Site Managers Comments
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SECTION 13, Appendix B - BUILDING 64 & 72 BILLET CLEARING CHECKLIST UNIT_____________________________________________ DATE____________________ LATRINE AREA 1 Door and kick plate clean, locks operate properly 2 Toilet clean inside and outside 3 Toilet chrome clean, no water stains 4 Toilet flushes properly 5 Shower walls, soap dish, floor, faucet clean 6 Shower drain clean, draining properly 7 Shower curtain clean 8 Floor s clean, waxed and buffed 9 Vent fan and all lights working 10 Light covers in place 11 Walls clean 12 Toilet paper in the holder 13 Trash can empty, clean, new bag installed 14 Lights turned off/ with switches functional 15 Smoke detectors in good repair 16 Microwaves cleaned/in good repair 17 Washer/Dryers cleaned with doors opened 18 Dryer vent hose connected with dryer away from walls 19 Electric cover plates present/safe/functional 20 Work orders prepared 21 Additional comments Site Managers Comments
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SECTION 13, Appendix B - BUILDING 60 BILLET CLEARING CHECKLIST UNIT_____________________________________________ DATE_____________________ OFFICE AREA 1 Doors and kick plates clean, locks operate properly 2 Windows and sills clean 3 Windows operate properly 4 Windows locked, top and bottom 5 Window shades accounted for 6 Floors clean, waxed and buffed (highly) 7 Walls clean and undamaged 8 Desks and chairs clean, drawers empty / unlocked 9 Furniture in proper place and in good repair 10 All telephones in place and operational 11 All lights working and covers in place 12 All dry-erase boards cleaned 13 Vending machines clean, (need filled?) 14 Microwaves clean and operational 15 Copier clean and operating properly 16 Trash cans empty, clean, new bag installed 17 Thermostats turned to minimum 18 Lights turned off, switches/receipts functional 19 Work orders prepared 21 Additional comments Site Managers Comments
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SECTION 13, Appendix B - BUILDING 60 BILLET CLEARING CHECKLIST UNIT_____________________________________________ DATE_____________________ LATRINE AREA 1 Door and kick plate clean, locks operate properly 2 Toilet clean inside and outside 3 Toilet chrome clean, no water stains 4 Toilet flushes properly 5 Shower walls, soap dish, floor, faucet clean 6 Shower drain clean, draining properly 7 Shower curtain clean 8 Floor s clean, waxed and buffed 9 Vent fan and all lights working 10 Light covers in place 11 Walls clean 12 Toilet paper in the holder 13 Trash can empty, clean, new bag installed 14 Lights turned off/ with switches functional 15 Smoke detectors in good repair 16 Microwaves cleaned/in good repair 17 Washer/Dryers cleaned with doors opened 18 Dryer vent hose connected with dryer away from walls 19 Electric cover plates present/safe/functional 20 Work orders prepared 21 Additional comments Site Managers Comments
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SECTION 13, Appendix C - TRAINING AREA CLEARING CHECKLIST UNIT________________________________________________ DATE_________________ ITEM 1 Training area is clean, no trash on the ground 2 All trash is removed to dumpster‟s 3 All road blocks are removed 4 All training ammunition residue policed 5 All fighting holes filled in 6 All port-johns returned to original site (if moved) RANGES 8 9 10 11 12 All range flags returned to the CTC All sand bags returned to 25-meter firing line All targets removed from target frames All target frames returned to tower store room Additional comments Site Managers Comments
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SECTION 13, Appendix D – “SERGEANT AT ARMS”
“SERGEANT AT ARMS” for the Community Club
Date: __________________ MEMORANDUM FOR Security Chief, Attn: AZIA-GC-DCO-SC, Camp Navajo, Bellemont, AZ 860156123 SUBJECT: Appointment of "Sergeant at Arms" 1. The individuals named below are designated "Sergeant at Arms" (SA) on dates indicated. The SA will not consume any alcoholic beverages during his/her tour of duty and will be responsible for the conduct of any members of his/her unit when utilizing the club. SA is required to be present when any member of the unit is present in the club. DATE ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ SERGEANT AT ARMS ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________
______________________________________ Unit Commander‟s Signature
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SECTION 13, Appendix E – WEAPONS/AMMUNITION STORAGE REQUEST
WEAPON/AMMUNITION STORAGE REQUEST MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN COMMANDER, CAMP NAVAJO, BELLEMONT, AZ AND (UNIT DESIGNATION) SUBJECT: Storage of weapons and ammunition in Camp Navajo Arms Vault. 1. The Garrison Commander, Camp Navajo authorizes the storage of: “LIST NUMBER AND TYPE(S) OF WEAPONS AND QUANTITY AND TYPE OF AMMUNITION” in the Camp Navajo Arms Vault for the period “LIST STARTING AND ENDING DATES OF STORAGE PERIOD REQUESTED”. 2. Camp Navajo assumes responsibility for the security of said weapons and ammunition. 3. Unit is responsible to provide racks, containers, chains and padlocks required for storage and security of said weapons and ammunition. Unit will retain keys to all weapons racks and/or containers storing ammunition or weapons parts. 4. Commander, (UNIT DESIGNATION) authorizes the following individuals to remove weapons and/or ammunition from the Camp Navajo Arms Vault: NAME RANK SSN ___________________________ ___________________________
1. _______________________________ _________ 2. _______________________________ _________
5. Unit is responsible to provide a copy of DA Form 581 to the Training Office upon request. Additionally, a copy of the completed DA Form 581 will be provided to the Senior Quality Assurance Specialist Ammunition Surveillance to review for suspended lots and a copy of the completed form for Camp Navajo. __________________________________ NAME OF COMMANDER RANK, BRANCH Commanding __________________________________ DATE __________________________________ ADRIAN M. NAGEL LTC, EN AZ ARNG Garrison Commander
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SECTION 13, Appendix F – TOWER LOG
TOWER LOG CAMP NAVAJO WEEKEND CTC RANGE: ______ DATE ISSUED: ______________
USING UNIT: ________________________________________________________________ RANGE OIC: _________________________________________________________________ SAFETY OIC: ________________________________________________________________ SCHEDULED OPERATIONS: (Hours & Scenario) _________________________________ TOWER OPERATORS: ________________________________________________________ INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Each event an individual fires is counted as a person trained. 2. Each time an individual refires it counts as another person trained. 3. Log each event record, NBC, Night Zero, Familiarization, etc. ORDER # START TIME END TIME # OF FIRERS # OF ROUNDS
COMMENTS: ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________
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SECTION 13, Appendix G - RANGE OPERATION AND PROCEDURES CHECKLIST
Range Preparatory Checks:
Has the range been inspected for cleanliness and safety hazards Has an OIC and RSO been assigned for each live fire range to be conducted by your unit? Have all necessary arrangements been made to furnish the required range personnel to support the unit's live fire activities? Has OIC/RSO and support personnel been briefed on proper range operations? Does OIC/RSO posses current range operators card or equivalent? Are operating officials and firers aware of the range regulations? Has a smoking area been designated? Have Camp Navajo qualified medical personnel, Safety, and Security been notified (before range operations begin) of the following? Number of personnel present:________ Type of weapons and ammunition to be used
Ammunition: Type: , #Rounds Fired Time that firing will begin Start:___________________ End:_____________________
Range Safety and Control
Are all personnel familiar with safety requirements? Is the range marked with range flags to signify that firing is in progress? Have access barriers (gates) been lowered on all roads leading into the impact area.
Checks before firing begins
Are all safety and control personnel present? Has downrange impact area been inspected for obstacles, personnel or wildlife? Are all weapons cleared and on firing line or at firing points? Has Camp Navajo Security been notified when firing is going to start and end. Has a visual scan of the range been made for the presence of large raptors If large raptors are observed during initial scans of the range area, notify the Camp Navajo Natural Resources Specialist and halt activities until species identification and clearance of activities are provided
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SECTION 13, Appendix G - RANGE OPERATION AND PROCEDURES CHECKLIST (CONTINUED)
Checks during firing
Is ammunition issued on firing line only? Are weapons loaded and fired on the command of the OIC only? Are all weapons pointed up and down range at all times? Are weapons not in use cleared and stored with bolts or actions in the open positions? Are weapons on safe and grounded while personnel are on the firing line? Is OIC or representative and RSO present at all times during firing? Do all shooters, coaches, and range cadre have ear protection?
After firing checks:
Is range clean and policed of brass or empty shells? Has range been inspected for damage? Has Security been notified that firing is completed? Is trash placed in appropriate containers? Are buildings, areas secured after use? Are range flags removed? Are road barriers raised? How many rounds of ammunition expended?
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SECTION 13, Appendix H - RANGE EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST ALL FM‟s (or at least a copy of the range commands and safety briefing) CLIPBOARDS (1 per firer/scorer) CONTAINER(S) FOR BRASS COLLECTION (empty ammo cans, trash can, etc) EARPLUGS BRASS DEFLECTORS BUTT CAN(S) FIRE EXTINGUISHER(S) ENGINEER TAPE EXTRA FIELD TABLES OR FOLDING TABLES (for admin or ammo) MASKING TAPE (to reinforce targets and/or taping holes if pasters aren‟t available) NAILS OR OTHER SIGHT ADJUSTMENT TOOLS (at least 1 per 2 positions) TARGET PASTERS (especially if shooting pistol course) PENS/PENCILS (at least enough for 1 per each scorer) SCORECARDS (for each weapon being fired) STAPLE GUNS STAPLES (make sure staples work in staple gun before getting to range) STOPWATCHES (at least 2 per range being run) TRASH BAGS WATER (for drinking and hand cleaning?)
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SECTION 13, Appendix I
16 July 1989
Agreement No. AGREEMENTS TO USE OF STATE ARMS RANGES AND TRAINING AREAS This AGREEMENT, made and entered into this________ day of _________. 19__ by and between and Army National Guard of Arizona, Director of Plan s, Training, and Security (DPTS) Section, hereinafter referred to as DPTS Section, acting on behalf of the Adjutant General, State of Arizona, and_______________________________________________________________________ (Name and Address of Lessee) _________________________, hereinafter referred to as LESSEE: WITNESSETH, That; The DPTS Section, in consideration of payment by the Lessee, hereby authorizes and permits the Lessee to use the hereinafter described area of the said State Range and Training Areas during the and for the purpose specified as per AGO Form 350-6, Range and/or TRAINING AREA REQUEST FORM. NOW TTIEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the mutual covenants herein contained to be performed by the parties hereto respectively, IT IS AGREED AS FOLLOWS: 1. The LESSEE shall comply with AZ ARNG Pamphlet 350-6 and all applicable statutes, laws, ordinances, rules and regulations adopted by the State, City, other body politic, and Arizona Army National Guard which pertains to the use of said premises, and all provisions of this Agreement. 2. The LESSEE shall pay the applicable fee as established in paragraph 'A, AZ ARNG Pamphlet 350-6.
3. The LESSEE shall comply with the approved AGO Forms 350-6 and shall not use any other Range or Training Area not so requested and approved. 4. This AGREEMENT shall not be assigned or sublet, in whole or in part, without the written consent of DPTS Section. 5. Upon completion of the use of the said premises, the LESSEEI SHALL PROMPTLY remove all equipment used on the premises by the LESSEE. 6. The LESSEE shall not suffer nor permit any intoxicating beverage to be sold, offered for sale, exposed for sale, stored, given away or otherwise disposed of, or consumed in or upon any of the said premises. 7. The LESSEE Shall provide liability insurance and a certificate of same shall be filed with DPTS Section prior to the time of signing this Agreement. The insurance coverage shall be provided in the minimum limits of $500,000/$500,000 for bodily injury and $50,000 for property damage. 8. The LESSEE agrees to indemnify and save harmless The Adjutant General, The State of Arizona, their officers, agents, and employees against any and all loss, damage, injury or liability that may be suffered or incurred by The Adjutant General, The State of Arizona, their officers, agents, or employees, caused by, arising out of, or in any way connected with the use of the said premises or any part thereof by the LESSEE, or the rights or provisions herein granted.
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9. This Agreement shall not extend for a period of more than six (6) months from the date of the Agreement unless expressly so provided herein and this Agreement may be canceled at any time by the DPTS Section or the LESSEE. 10. The LESSEE agrees that he does not and shall not at any time claim any interest or estate of any kind or extent whatsoever on the premises, by virtue of this Agreement or his occupancy or use hereunder. 11. It is understood and agreed by all parties that the terms of this Agreement shall be from __________________________. 19____ to ___________________. 19____unless sooner terminated. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have hereunto set their hands, the day and year first above written.
DPTS SECTION, ARNG OF ARIZONA By _________________________________________ _______________________________________By _______________________________________
The printed portion of this Rental Agreement is approved as to form provided that it is executed by both parties on or before June 30, 1979. That approval is revoked if the printed portion is altered in any respect or if any addition is made to that portion other than to complete the blank spaces as appropriate.
/S/ F. Sagarino Assistant Attorney General
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SECTION 13, Appendix J – Camp Navajo CTC Survey Form
DATE: ______________________________ UNIT: __________________________________________
RATE EACH SECTION: 5 being the best and 1 being the worst. 0 is a rating of N/A.
BEST 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
BASKETBALL COURTS CLASS ROOMS DINING FACILITY DIRECT TV FIRING RANGE FITNESS ROOM RAMADAS ROOMS VOLLEY BALL COURTS OPEN BAYS LAND NAVIGATION TRAINING AREAS HOW CAN WE IMPROVE THE CTC?
0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
SPECIFIC COMMENTS OR RECOMENDATIONS
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SECTION 14 -FIRING RANGE OPERATIONS SOP
1. PURPOSE: To define and describe instructions and procedures concerning routine or recurring activities in the subject area of firing range operations. These procedures are standing orders and prescribe routine methods to be followed in administrative operations. 2. GENERAL 1. The Collective Training Center (CTC) weapons range is a fully automated range utilizing the latest technology in pop up target systems. The following weapon qualifications can be conducted; M16A1/M16A2 (including NBC and Night firing tables), M-9 (Alternate Pistol Qualification only), KD 300‟600 meter competitions and mounted/dismounted M-249 (SAW). Each weapons qualification must be done sequentially from one another. The M-16 firing range is capable of zeroing 80 personnel at any given time in five firing orders. The M-16 qualification for record has 16 positions available. 3. DEFINITIONS:
A. Range Officer: Camp Navajo‟s representative appointed by the Garrison Commander who is assigned overall responsibility for ranges at Camp Navajo (OIC, Camp Navajo CTC) B. Officer in Charge (OIC): The officer designated by the using unit Commander as the OIC of a specific range or training area for the conduct of firing or other training. The OIC is responsible for the overall operation of the range before, during and after live firing. The OIC may be a Commissioned, Warrant, Senior Noncommissioned Officer (SFC to CSM), or qualified civilian. The OIC must be knowledgeable of the range safety and technical requirements of the weapons systems being fired and must posses a current range operations certificate. All military personnel requesting a range operator card must coordinate training seminars with Mr. Larson of the PAPAGO Park Military Reservation (PPMR) CTC Support Division, Phoenix, AZ phone # 602-267-2918. The OIC is responsible for ensuring that coordination with the Range Officer is complete and that all range requirements are completely understood prior to using the range. C. Organization or unit Range Officer/Range Safety Officer (RSO). The Officer designated by the using organization or unit to be responsible for overall coordination requirements, supervision of range guards, range safety clean-up, and inspection of ranges or training areas. The RSO may be a Commissioned, Warrant, Senior, Noncommissioned Officer (SSG to CSM), or qualified civilian, with the same knowledge as the OIC. D. Range Clearance: Clearance is given by the designated unit after the ranges have been properly scheduled for firing by the CTC Range Officer on dates and times approved for use. E. F. Surface danger area (SDZ): That area from the firing point to and including the impact area. Control Tower Operator - Raise and lower the targets, time the exposures, sound the audible signal, and give the fire commands. It‟s recommended that two individuals be chosen to perform these functions.
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A. B. C. D. E. F. G. 5.
AR 385-63, Range Safety AR 385-64, Ammunition and Explosive Safety Standards. FM 3-23.9, Rifle Markmanship M16A1, M16A2/3, M16A4 and M4 Carbine FM 23-12, Technique of fire of the rifle squad and tactical application. FM 3-23.35, Combat Training With Pistols, M9 and M11 AZ ARNG Pam 350-6, Range Regulation. NGB Pam 350-7, Unit Marksmanship
RESPONSIBILITIES: A. The Camp Navajo CTC will:
1. Control and coordinate the use and maintenance of the ranges at Camp Navajo. 2. Provide copies of this regulation to interested organizations and individuals for their use and reference. 3. Establish and post range firing rules and regulations and changes thereto. 4. Make inspections when the range is in use to ensure that safety rules and the provisions of this regulation are being complied with. 5. Receive and file range operation/procedure checklist as certification of using unit's proper use of the range. 6. Make the following notifications before scheduling the range: 7. Inform the Security Division (x3297)on dates when the firing range will be in use. 8. Arrange with the Security Division to open appropriate gates (if necessary) for firing units. 9. Arrange for Fire Department personnel to be at the range during firing for medical support (if necessary). 10. Notify the Safety Office. a. Establish and maintain detailed records that: (1). Describe the range area, including detailed permanent charts. (2). Provide information on the types and amounts of ammunition fired into the range areas. B. Range Safety Officer (RSO) will: 1. Be in charge of all range operations. 2. Control all firing to include briefing all participants as to commands and range control procedures that will be used during firing. A copy of this regulation and appropriate field manuals will be in his/her possession during the conduct of firing. He/her will remain on the range at all times when live fire is in progress. 3. Coordinate with OIC or NCOIC, and Camp Navajo CTC at least 72 hours prior to scheduled live fire. 4. Coordinate with Camp Navajo Security and let them know the range is going hot. Also, coordinate with them once all firing is completed for the day or night. 5. Ensure that red range flags and road blocks are in place prior to start of live fire. 6. Ensure that prior to firing, all personnel are instructed on specific safety regulations pertaining to the range in use and that no ammunition or explosives remain in the personnel possession of any individual leaving the area. Before live fire is conducted, a briefing will be given to
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firer's by the OIC or Safety Officer describing the misfire procedures for the type of weapon being fired and to explain the following terms: Misfire, cook-off, malfunction, stoppage, and stovepipe. 7. Ensure that all weapons are physically cleared by safety personnel whenever firing is completed. 8. Ensure that left and right safety boundaries are observed. 9. Ensure that personnel fire only on the targets in their assigned lanes or on the numbered targets corresponding to their assigned firing points. In the event of rounds being carelessly fired outside the safety boundaries, an immediate cease fire will take place and the shooter(s) will be removed from the firing point. 10. Be responsible for ensuring all brass, ammunition, and/or components are turned-in to the issue point, prior to any personnel departing the range. This is accomplished by having personnel pass by the OIC or appointed representative, single file, and state that they have no brass or ammunition on their person. The OIC must reserve the right to search any individual for brass, ammunition or components. 11. Ensure that all left-handed firers use left-handed brass deflectors. 12. Shall hand receipt a lightning/storm detector (Sky Scan) from CTC, Bldg # 58. RSO will monitor Sky Scan and shall remove all personnel from the range when storms are within 10 miles. 6. SCHEDULING: A. All ranges at Camp Navajo are the scheduled by the CTC.. The CTC, (AZIA-GC-TS) will coordinate all support at the installation level (i.e.- target stands, range flags, etc.) Units requesting use of the ranges will adhere to the general procedures outlined in JFHQ-AZ Circular 350-6-9. B. All units, and agencies, will notify the CTC of all cancellations at the earliest opportunity to permit rescheduling. 7. RANGE FEES: Limited funds are available for supplies, repairs, improvements, and maintenance of these range facilities which requires that organizations, other than ARNG units, that do not have a support agreement with the Arizona Army National Guard, must pay a range fee to provide funds to replace consumables used up on the firing range and pay for their slice of fair wear and tear on the range and range facilities. There will also be a fee associated with the use and maintenance of the latrine. Fees will be made payable to "State of Arizona", and must be included with the range request form. Range fees for all small arms ranges are as indicated: A. $2.00 per person, per range use (Range Maintenance). (Non Army / Air National Guard and USAR units). B. Units shall provide their own paper targets for M-16 zero and M-9 (APQ). C. Units must pay a service fee of $25.00 for use of latrines (All Units) D. A refuse fee may also be administered when dumpsters are required or when CTC personnel have to clean up after a unit leaves. 8. USE OF RANGES BY NON-MILITARY PERSONNEL
A. Agencies, clubs, and other non-federal users of State Ranges and/or training areas must enter into a rental agreement. B. Rental agreement must be negotiated with the OIC, Camp Navajo CTC or his representative and shall not extend for a period of more than twelve (12) months.
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C. Provisions of NGR 5-1, National Guard Grants and Cooperative Agreements, Chap 7, must be complied with prior to approval of any request for use of ranges/training areas (i.e. a negotiated written instrument identifying charges to the user) 9. TOWER OPERATIONS
A. The using unit will be responsible for operating the range tower. B. The using unit will provide one person to operate the computer target system. C. The computer system which is windows based, initializes the record fire tables and prints out qualification scores. D. It‟s required that the designated person arrive at the firing range to receive ample training by fulltime CTC personnel, prior to firing and not during the same day of qualification. E. At a minimum only the OIC, and one person designated to operate the computer shall be in the tower. F. All commands will be broadcasted via speaker system. If speaker PA system fails then a bull horn will be used as a back up. 10. RANGE OPERATIONS A. Access to the surface danger areas is carefully controlled and scheduled to provide maximum training utilization and to minimize unsafe conditions. 1. Access to the surface danger area is strictly prohibited while the range is in use. B. Access to the down range area is prohibited except when specifically authorized by the OIC and/or the unit Range Safety Officer (RSO). C. At no time are privately owned vehicles permitted down range or on the firing lines. D. Privately owned vehicles can be driven and parked at the weapons range. Unit commanders will manage POV use. Due to limited parking, it‟s recommended that not everyone drive their own vehicle. Parking is permitted only on the East side of the range tower. E. Range OIC / Safety will ensure all access leading into the surface danger area is shut off. This will be accomplished by placing barricades and locking gates in the following areas; VP194998, VP183994, VP175986, VP171983, VP191979. F. Two red flags will be flown at VP194998,VP204996 near the turn off to the old range and one located at the new range tower, to warn personnel that the range is in use. These flags can be obtained from the CTC, Bldg #58. It‟s the using units responsibility to ensure these items are in place, prior to the weapons range going hot. G. All using units are responsible for placing wooden frames and targets prior to zeroing rifles and prior to the M-9 Alternate Pistol Qualification. H. All equipment used to qualify must be returned to it‟s original spot. All lights, windows, doors must be locked, prior to any unit leaving the range day or night. 11. RANGE SAFETY A. Range control procedures will be used by using units to ensure that unsafe practices do not develop or occur. B. Access to the surface danger area is carefully controlled to provide maximum training utilization and minimize unsafe conditions. Access to the surface danger area is strictly prohibited while live fire is
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being conducted. Prior to the range going “Hot” the Range Safety Officer will ensure there are no personnel in the SDZ, and access leading into the surface danger area is prevented by placing barricades and locking gates at the following locations; VP194997, VP183994, VP175986, VP171983, VP191979. Red flags will be raised at VP194998, VP171978, VP195983, and just east of the range tower, to signify live firing is in progress. C. The flags will be lowered after the range has been called in cold. The person who raised the flags will be the same one who lowers them. If an alternate is needed, they will be designated by the RSO only. All flags gates and barricades can be left in place if weapons qualification carries over to the next day. D. Prior to weapons firing, all individuals will be briefed on the safety limits of the range. Particular attention will be made to always keep the muzzle pointed within the limits of the range. Firers will be removed from the line if their rounds go outside the safety boundary areas. E. Access to the impact area forward of the firing line area is prohibited except when specifically authorized by the OIC and/or the unit Range Safety Officer (RSO). F. Personnel will not move forward of the firing line, until given clearance by the Tower Operator. The weapons will be cleared with the bolt to the rear and the selector switch in the “SAFE” position; the weapon will also be grounded. Line Safety personnel will VISUALLY inspect the chamber to ensure no live ammo is in the chamber, the weapon has the bolt locked to the rear, and the weapon is placed on SAFE. G. Anyone observing an unsafe condition during firing will give the command to “CEASE FIRE”. When this command is given, it will be repeated by all Line Safeties, and forwarded to the Tower Operator, who will order a cease fire. The RSO is then responsible for investigating the unsafe condition, taking necessary corrective action and verifying to the Tower Operator that the unsafe condition has been corrected, so that firing may resume. H. All weapons present on the range will be presumed to be loaded and must, therefore, never be pointed at anyone or anything except the targets. All weapons will have the bolts locked to the rear and the safeties engaged, except while being used to conduct live or dry fire exercises. Pistols will be holstered, with the magazine removed, and the weapon placed on SAFE.Weapons will be “slung” or carried at the low ready position, during movement. Each weapon will be inspected and rodded by a Line Safety prior to firing to ensure there is no obstruction in the bore. No weapons will be loaded except on the firing line or at firing points. Loaded weapons will be pointed downrange at all times. Upon completion of firing, weapons will be inspected and rodded to ensure they are clear prior to removal from the firing line. When not being used, weapons will be cleared then placed in racks or carried in such a fashion as to be easily inspected to ensure that bolts are open and the safeties engaged. I. ONLY the Tower Operator will give the commands to draw ammo, load a magazine into the weapon, chamber a round, and fire. J. All ammunition at firing points will be limited to the number of rounds necessary to fire each segment of the course. During zero fire, the OIC will determine the necessary quantity of ammunition. 12. COMMUNICATIONS:
A. Primary communication outside the weapons range will be by radio, alternate communications will be by cellular phone.
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B. Range safety NCO‟s may use hand held Motorola radios to manage the firing lanes only if it does not interfere with target electronics. C. All units are required to sign for one hand held radio from the CTC, prior to firing on the range. The channel to use for all emergencies is channel 1. This channel is monitored 24 / 7. All general traffic is restricted to channel 13. MEDICAL SUPPORT:
It‟s recommended that all units utilize their own Combat Life Savers or Medics to the maximum extent. The CN Fire Department is manned Mon-Fri to respond to all injuries. Currently, the CN Fire Department is unmanned on weekends from 1700 Friday through 0700 Monday. All injuries must be reported to the CN Fire Department. A. It‟s recommended that all non-life threatening injuries be transported by the units‟ own organic means first to CN Fire Department during the week for initial evaluation and then to the Flagstaff Medical Center. B. All injuries to the head or spinal areas must be reported to CN Security at 928-773-3297 who in turn will dispatch the Fire Department during the week or call for Guardian Ambulance at any other time. The Fire Department can arrange for Guardian Ambulance transport to the Flagstaff Medical Center or transport through own ambulance support. C. All life threatening injuries must be reported to the CN Fire Department. The Fire Department can arrange guardian medevac through the FMC. D. A request for medical support during qualification can be submitted through the CN Fire Department at least two weeks prior to using the range. 14. OTHER RESTRICTIONS: A. Ranges are restricted to the firing of rifles 5.56mm, 9mm, .22cal and shotgun. During periods of extreme drought, tracer ammo might be prohibited and general range operations suspended. B. A range operation and procedure checklist will be used by each using unit/organization each time the range is used. Forms may be obtained at the CTC Office, Camp Navajo. C. Firing at, around, or over any person is prohibited. Violation of this rule will result in elimination of range privileges and severe disciplinary action. D. All ammunition at firing points will be limited to the number of rounds necessary to fire each segment of the course. During zero fire, the OIC will determine the necessary quantity of ammunition. E. Possession and/or use of narcotics, alcohol, or prescribed/nonprescribed stimulants and depressants are expressly prohibited. F. No weapons will be loaded except on the firing line or at firing points. Weapons then will only be pointed downrange. G. Range control procedures will be used by using units to ensure that unsafe practices do not develop or occur.. H. For night firing exercises red lights will be used in place of flags. It‟s highly recommended that red and green chemical lights be used for night firing to distinguish a “go” or “no-go” firing line. I. Firing will not be conducted until all prescribed gates, barricades and red flags have been posted and the OIC has ensured there are no personnel downrange. All flags gates and barricades can be left in place if weapons qualification carries over to the next day, but at the completion of all firing, all of these items must be taken down and red flags turned in. J. All weapons present on the range will be presumed to be loaded and must, therefore, never be pointed at anyone or anything except the targets.
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K. Helmets or other adequate head protection will be worn by all personnel on the firing line or within five (5) meters of the firing line. L. All weapons will have the bolts/cylinders locked to the rear and the safeties engaged, except while being used to conduct live or dry fire exercises. M. Each weapon will be inspected and rodded by an officer or NCO prior to firing to ensure there is no obstruction in the bore. Upon completion of firing, weapons will be inspected and rodded to ensure that it is clear prior to removal from firing point. All weapons being removed from the firing line, for any reason, will be rodded prior to their movement to the rear of the firing line. N. Prior to weapons firing, all individuals will be briefed on the safety limits of the range. Particular attention will be made to always keeping the muzzle pointed down range. Firers will be removed from the line if their rounds go outside the safety boundary areas. O. Ammunition will be issued only on command from OIC. P. Weapons will be locked only on command from the OIC. Q. Weapons will be put on "Fire" position only on command from the OIC. R. The command to fire will not be given until clearance has been received from the OIC. S. Personnel will not move forward of the firing line, after firing, until given clearance by the OIC. The weapons will be cleared with the bolt to the rear and the selector switch in the "SAFE" position, the weapon will also be grounded. T. Anyone observing an unsafe condition during firing will give the command to "CEASE FIRE". When this command is given, it will be forwarded to the OIC who will order cease fire. The RSO is then responsible for investigating the unsafe condition, taking necessary corrective action and verifying to the OIC that the unsafe condition has been corrected so that firing may resume. U. When not being used, weapons will be cleared then placed in racks or carried in such a fashion as to be easily inspected to ensure that bolts are open and the safeties engaged. V. Running is not permitted on the ranges. W. All personnel will turn in brass and ammunition and have their weapons cleared and rodded prior to leaving the range. X. Hearing protection will be worn at all times on the firing line during firing exercises. Y. Smoking is not permitted on the firing line or near ammunition. A smoking permit must be obtained from the Fire Department and a smoking area established on the range, if the OIC deems it necessary that a smoking area be established. Z. All animal and trees may not be fired on at any time. 15. TRANSPORTATION AND HANDLING OF AMMUNITION:
A. Ammunition will be transported and handled only under the direct supervision of competent and qualified personnel who are thoroughly familiar with the safety regulations listed in AR 385-63, AR 385-64, DA PAM 385-64, and in field manuals of specific weapons. B. Vehicles transporting ammunition and explosives will display correct explosives placards on the front, rear, and each side. Placards will be covered or removed from vehicles which are not carrying explosives. Vehicles must meet the regulatory requirements of publications listed in paragraph a above and have a current DD FORM 626 Motor Vehicle Inspection for Transporting Hazardous Materials. Drivers of vehicles transporting ammunition and explosives must have in their possession evidence of completion within the last 24 months of the web-based Ammo-67 HAZMAT Familiarization and Safety in Transportation course from the Defense Ammunition Center. C. Only small arms ammunition, Hazard Class/Division 1.4, is allowed at the range and in the Ammunition Breakdown Building. A large Fire Symbol 4 (NSN 7690-01-082-6709) will be displayed on the exterior of the Ammunition Breakdown Building in the direction of approaching firefighters when ammunition is present in the Ammunition Breakdown Building.
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D. Ammunition will not be stored overnight in the range Ammunition Breakdown Building or at the range unless properly secured and guarded, otherwise all ammunition must be stored in the arms rooms vaults of local armories, or with units if bivouacked in the Buffer Area. No ammunition is authorized in the installation Admin Area or at the CTC Billeting Area Complex. E. All ammunition misfires and malfunctions will be reported in accordance with AR 75-1, Malfunctions Involving Ammunition and Explosives. F. Commanders must ensure that all ammunition, to include brass and ammunition components, boxes, and shipping pallets are removed from the range upon completion of firing. Brass and ammunition components will be inspected and returned to the packing containers for turn-in. Under no circumstances will ammunition or any parts be disposed of at trash dumps or any unauthorized area.
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WILDLIFE / ENVIRONMENTAL
A. Prior to any range use, a visual scan of the range will be made for the presence of large raptors. Trained personnel will conduct these searches. If large raptors are observed during initial scans of the range area, notify the Camp Navajo Natural Resources Specialist and halt activities until species identification and clearance of activities are provided. The Bald eagle and Mexican spotted owl are the only species for which activities can be halted, once positive identification is made. If no large raptors are observed prior to range use, activities would proceed as planned. B. On opening the range: (1) Brief all Soldiers to CEASE FIRE if an eagle or owl is in the line of fire. (2) Scan target area with binoculars.
C. If an eagle or owl is spotted within the firing range: (1) Cease-fire as reasonably and quickly as possible and notify CN and or FMO Environmental personnel. Camp Navajo or FMO Environmental personnel will be notified and will determine the best course of action to allow continuing live fire operations (2) Do not make a specific effort to scare the bird away. CN or FMO Environmental may initiate action that will cause the bird to leave the area temporarily consistent with the biological opinion so as not to cause harm to the bird as defined by law.
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TAB A REFERENCES: AR 385-63, FM 23-9 DESCRIPTION: LOCATION: WEAPONS: Rifle Marksmanship, 25 meter zero / Automated pop-up for Qualification. Camp Navajo M-16 rifle, M-249 SAW, Shotgun, .22cal.
AMMUNITION: 5.56 BALL NUMBER OF FIRING POINTS: 60 zero points and 16 qualification points. TARGET; 3 dimensional pop-up RANGE FLAGS: Near old range turn off, VP194998 and new range tower VP204996 ROAD BARRIERS: VP194998, VP183994, VP175986, VP171983, VP191979 SAFETY LIMITS: Within established range BUILDINGS: Range Control Tower LATRINE: Fixed MESS AREA: Area East of range VEHICLES: Parking area East of range SAFETY PRECAUTIONS: Firing must be contained within established range
TAB A -1 REFERENCES: AR 385-63, FM 3-23.35 DESCRIPTION: Pistol, (APQC) LOCATION: WEAPONS: Camp Navajo .22, .38, 9mm, and .45 Caliber pistols
AMMUNITION: .22, .38, 9mm, and .45 caliber NUMBER OF FIRING POINTS: TARGETS: 32
Standard "Type E" Silhouette Paper Targets
RANGE FLAGS: Near old range turn off, VP194998 and new range tower VP204996 ROAD BARRIERS: VP194998, VP183994, VP175986, VP171983, VP191979 SAFETY LIMITS: Within established range BUILDINGS: Range Control Tower LATRINE: Fixed MESS AREA: Area East of range VEHICLES: Parking area East of range SAFETY PRECAUTIONS: Firing must be contained with established range.
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TAB B RIFLE RANGE SAFETY BRIEFING 1. Explain the far right and far left safety limits. Shooters never fire or point their rifles outside the limits of these limits. 2. When not on the firing line, the selector lever is on SAFE, the bolt is locked to the rear, magazine is out and the dust cover is open (Demonstrated). 3. Shooters will always point the muzzle of the rifle downrange whenever on the firing line. The firing finger is not placed within the trigger housing area (Demonstrated). 4. Lock the bolt to the rear and place the rifle on SAFE on the firing line. 5. Smoke only in the designated smoking area, west of the chain link fence beyond the sunshade. 6. You will not eat or drink on the firing line when the line is hot. You may drink only when the firing line is clear unless you are behind the ammunition table. Drink water often to prevent heat injuries. 7. Never touch your rifle while personnel are downrange or in front of the firing line. 8. Load the magazine into the rifle only on the command of the tower. 9. Never fire without wearing hearing protection or when within 25 meters of the firing line. 10. Before leaving the firing line, the armor must rod each weapon. 11. Consider the rifle loaded at all times, even in the break areas. Never point the rifle at anyone. 12. Left-handed Shooters will fire the M16A2 with left-handed brass deflectors attached to the rifle. 13. Anyone observing an unsafe act will immediately call CEASE FIRE, place his rifle on SAFE, place it on a sandbag in front of his firing point and then give both the vocal alarm and visual signal of cease fire (Demonstrated and have soldiers demonstrated). 14. Upon completion of firing and after the firing line has been cleared, Shooters and coaches will police and return all brass and live ammunition to the ammunition table while their rifles are placed on the sandbag in front of their firing point. 15. No one will leave the range until he has been inspected for ammunition and brass. 16. Are there any questions concerning these range safety procedures?
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TAB C MECHANICAL ZERO OF M-16A2 (a) Adjust the elevation knob (1) counterclockwise, as viewed from above, until the rear sight assembly (2) rests flush with the carrying handle and the 8/3 marking is aligned with the index line (3) on the left side of the carrying handle. Then adjust the elevation knob one more click clockwise. (b) Position the apertures (4) so the unmarked aperture is up and the 0-200 meter aperture is down. Rotate the windage knob (5) to align the index mark on the 0-200 meter aperture with the long center index line on the rear sight assembly.
CONDUCT OF ZERO ON A 25-METER RANGE Using the unmarked aperture (small) sight, the soldiers will fire a three-round shot group at the 25 meter zero target. The firing line will be cleared and all Shooters, coaches, and Block NCOs will move downrange to examine the shot groups. Each firer will connect the bullet holes with a pencil line and mark the holes with the number “1”. With the coach and Block NCO, the firer will examine the shot group for the size placement and fundamental errors. If the shot group is on the paper target NO SIGHT CHANGES SHOULD BE MADE AT THIS TIME. The Shooters, coaches and Block NCOs will return to the firing line and fire a second three-round shot group. Again, the Shooters, coaches and Block NCOs will clear the firing line and move downrange to examine the second shot group. Each firer will connect the second set of bullet holes and mark them with the number “2”. He then determines, along with the coach and Block NCO, if any sight changes are needed. To make a sight change, both shot groups should be in the same location and no larger than 4 cm. All sight changes should be recorded on the target. After the sight changes are made, two more three-round shot groups are fired, using the same procedure to confirm the zero. The shot groups must be centered within the zero circle. Upon completion of zero the firer will begin the Record Fire phase of weapons qualification. If a shooter is satisfied with his zero, prior to expending 18 rounds, he should be encouraged to practice firing his remaining zero rounds from the prone unsupported position. AT THIS TIME WILL ALL SHOOTERS PLEASE FILE PAST THE AMMUNITION TABLE AND RECEIVE 58 LOOSE ROUNDS OF 5.56 AMMUNITION AND TWO MAGAZINES. UPON RECEIVING YOUR AMMUNITION MOVE TO YOUR FIRING POINT AND AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. REMAIN STANDING BEHIND YOUR FIRING POINT AND DO NOT HANDLE YOUR WEAPON. HAVE ALL SHOOTERS RECIEVED YOUR TWO MAGAZINES AND 58 LOOSE ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION?
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ZEROING SEQUENCE FOR TWO THREE ROUND SHOT GROUPS. COACHES, POINT OUT THE LIMITS OF YOUR LANE. SHOOTERS, AT THIS TIME INSERT THREE ROUNDS INTO EACH MAGAZINE. SHOOTERS, ASSUME A GOOD PRONE SUPPORTED POSITION. IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? SHOOTERS, LOAD LOCK ONE MAGAZINE OF THREE-ROUNDS. READY ON THE RIGHT? READY AT THE CENTER? READY ON THE LEFT? THE FIRING LINE IS READY? SHOOTERS, PLACE YOUR SELECTOR LEVER ON SEMI-AUTOMATIC. SHOOTERS, COMMENCE FIRE. A whistle, buzzer or horn or other loud audible signal is sounded to begin the exercise and sounded again to cease fire. The following commands will be given after all firing has been completed. CEASE-FIRE! SHOOTERS, CLEAR YOU‟RE WEAPONS, MAGAZINES OUT, WEAPONS ON SAFE, LOCK YOUR BOLTS TO THE REAR, DUST COVER OPEN, PLACE YOUR WEAPONS ON THE SANDBAG IN FRONT OF YOUR FIRING POINT. IS THE FIRING LINE CLEAR ON THE RIGHT? IS THE FIRING LINE CLEAR IN THE CENTER? IS THE FIRING LINE CLEAR ON THE LEFT? THE FIRING LINE IS CLEAR. SHOOTERS, COACHES AND BLOCK NCOs MOVE DOWN RANGE TO EXAMINE THE TARGETS. After all soldiers have returned to the firing line the following commands are given: SHOOTERS, THE FIRING LINE IS NO LONGER CLEAR YOU MAY HANDLE YOUR WEAPONS AND MAKE NECESSARY SIGHT CHANGES. Note: Sight changes are made starting with the second shot group. SHOOTERS, ASSUME A GOOD PRONE SUPPORTED POSITION.
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IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? SHOOTERS, LOCK AND LOAD ONE MAGAZINE OF THREE-ROUNDS. IS THE LINE READY? READY ON THE RIGHT? READY ON THE LEFT? THE FIRING LINE IS READY? SHOOTERS, PLACE YOUR SELECTOR LEVER ON SEMI-AUTOMATIC. SHOOTERS, COMMENCE FIRE. A whistle, buzzer or horn or other loud audible signal is sounded to begin the exercise and sounded again to cease fire. The following commands will be given after all firing has been completed. CEASE-FIRE! SHOOTERS, CLEAR YOUR WEAPONS, MAGAZINES OUT, WEAPONS ON SAFE, LOCK YOUR BOLTS TO THE REAR, DUST COVER OPEN, PLACE YOUR WEAPONS ON THE SANDBAG IN FRONT OF YOUR FIRING POINT. IS THE FIRING LINE CLEAR ON THE RIGHT? IS THE FIRING LINE CLEAR AT THE CENTER? IS THE FIRING LINE CLEAR ON THE LEFT? THE FIRING LINE IS CLEAR. SHOOTERS, COACHES AND BLOCK NCOs MOVE DOWN RANGE TO EXAMINE THE TARGETS. DETERMINE WHAT SIGHT CHANGES ARE NECESSARY AND RETURN TO YOUR FIRING POINT BUT DO NOT HANDLE YOUR WEAPONS UNTIL YOU HAVE RECIEVED PERMISSION FROM THE TOWER. After all soldiers have returned to the firing line the following commands are given: SHOOTERS, THE FIRING LINE IS NO LONGER CLEAR YOU MAY HANDLE YOUR WEAPONS AND MAKE NECESSARY SIGHT CHANGES. repeat the zero sequence until the 18 rounds for zero have been expended.
CONDUCT OF RECORD FIRE
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Shooters will engage each of the 3 dimensional pop-up targets with one round from the first magazine. They perform a rapid magazine change and engage each pop-up target again with one round from the second magazine. It‟s the firers responsibility to change magazines, no commands will be given to change magazines. Fire commands are given from the chief range NCO or tower operator. The following commands will be given: SHOOTERS, INSERT10 ROUNDS IN EACH MAGAZINE. THIS IS TABLE 1, FIRED FROM THE PRONE FOXHOLE SUPPORTED POSITION, 2 MAGAZINES OF 10 ROUNDS EACH, 120 SECONDS. SHOOTERS, ASSUME A GOOD PRONE SUPPORTED POSITION. IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? THE FIRING LINE IS NO LONGER CLEAR. SHOOTERS, LOCK AND LOAD ONE MAGAZINE OF TEN ROUNDS. LOAD YOUR SECOND MAGAZINE OF TEN ROUNDS AT YOUR OWN COMMAND. IS THE LINE READY? READY ON THE RIGHT? READY ON THE LEFT? THE FIRING LINE IS READY? SHOOTERS, PLACE YOUR SELECTOR LEVER ON SEMI-AUTOMATIC. SHOOTERS, COMMENCE FIRE. A whistle, buzzer or horn or other loud audible signal is sounded to begin the exercise and sounded again to cease fire. CEASE FIRE! CEASE FIRE! CEASE FIRE! (Given at the same time as the signal). ARE THERE ANY ALIBIS? Allowable alibis are allotted six seconds for each unfired round. An allotted alibi is a malfunction of the rifle or ammunition - it is not associated with firer error. Rounds not expended during the allotted time do not constitute an alibi and are counted as misses. The firing line safety crew notes the number of alibi rounds to be fired and time each alibi firer. If a rifle continues to malfunction, the armorer removes it from the firing line for inspection and repair. CLEAR ALL WEAPONS. IS THE FIRING LINE CLEAR ON THE RIGHT? IS THE FIRING LINE CLEAR ON THE LEFT?
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THE FIRING LINE IS CLEAR. SHOOTERS, ASSUME A GOOD PRONE NON-SUPPORTED POSITION OUTSIDE OF YOUR FOXHOLE. SHOOTERS, INSERT 10 ROUNDS IN EACH MAGAZINE. THIS IS TABLE 2, FIRED FROM THE PRONE UNSUPPORTED POSITION, 2 MAGAZINES OF 10 ROUNDS EACH, 120 SECONDS. IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? IS THERE ANYONE DOWN-RANGE? THE FIRING LINE IS NO LONGER CLEAR. SHOOTERS, LOCK AND LOAD ONE MAGAZINE OF TEN ROUNDS. LOAD YOUR SECOND MAGAZINE OF TEN ROUNDS AT YOUR OWN COMMAND. IS THE LINE READY? READY ON THE RIGHT? READY ON THE LEFT? THE FIRING LINE IS READY? SHOOTERS, PLACE YOUR SELECTOR LEVER ON SEMI-AUTOMATIC. SHOOTERS, COMMENCE FIRE. A whistle, buzzer or horn or other loud audible signal is sounded to begin the exercise and sounded again to cease fire. CEASE FIRE, CEASE FIRE, CEASE FIRE. (Given at the same time as the signal). ARE THERE ANY ALIBIS? (NOTE: The fire commands and alibi procedures are the same as in Table 1.) CLEAR ALL WEAPONS. CLEAR ON THE RIGHT? CLEAR ON THE LEFT? THE FIRING LINE IS CLEAR. SHOOTERS AND COACHES POLICE ALL BRASS. After all brass has been policed. SHOOTERS REMOVE YOUR WEAPONS FROM THE SAND BAG AND MOVE TO YOUR LEFT WITH THE WEAPON ON SAFE AND THE BOLT TO THE REAR. ARMORER MUST CHECK ALL WEAPONS TO ENSURE THEY ARE CLEARED. STACK YOUR WEAPONS BEHIND THE AMMUNITION TABLE AND RETURN TO THE FIRING LINE TO ACT AS COACHES.
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COACHES RETRIEVE YOUR WEAPONS AND HOLDIING THEM MUZZLE UP AND DOWN RANGE PLACE THEM ON THE SAND BAG IN FRONT OF YOUR FIRING POINT. YOU WILL BE THE NEXT RELAY TO FIRE. AFTER YOU HAVE PLACED YOUR WEAPON ON THE SAND BAG MOVE TO THE AMMUNITION TABLE AND SECURE 58 LOOSE 5.56 ROUNDS AND TWO MAGAZINES. TAB D
Lightning Detection System (Sky Scan)
1. The Sky Scan has the ability to detect the presence of lightning/thunderstorm activity occurring within 40 miles of your location. The distances are indicated in four ranges: 0 – 3 miles; 3 – 8 miles; 8 – 20 miles; and 20 – 40 miles. All units can sign out a Sky Scan from the CTC, 2. VERY IMPORTANT. Because the average stroke of lightning is 6 miles long and because thunderstorms can move at speeds of up to 25 mph or more, you are in immediate danger any time there is detected lightning activity within 8 – 10 miles of your location. 3. OPERATION. The SkyScan is designed to operate in the vertical position.
a. Range Select allows you to choose the distance at which the detected lightning strokes will trigger the Audible Warning Tone. It is recommended you use the Audible Warning Tone at maximum range whenever possible. (1). to activate the Range Select function, press the switch repeatedly until the desired range category indicator is on. Do not touch the switch for a period of 3 seconds, and this range will be entered into the SkyScan. To change the selected range, repeat the process. (2). each time SkyScan detects a lightning stroke; it emits an audible warning tome and lights the Range Indicator column. The full column stays lit for approximately 3 seconds. The single indicator corresponding to the range of detected stroke will then blink for approximately 25 seconds. b. Tone Switch. The Audible Warning tone sounds for approximately 1 second each time the SkyScan detects a lightning stroke. The Audible Warning Tone can be turned on or off by pressing the Tone Switch. When the Tone indicator is blinking, the tone is operational. FACTS ABOUT LIGHTNING 1. An understanding of and knowledge about lightning will aid personnel in taking appropriate safety measures and preventing lightning related injuries, deaths and damage to property. 2. The following information should be kept in mind during times of thunderstorm and lightning activity or when the potential exists, particularly when working with or around ammunition and explosives. a. Average lightning strike is 6 miles long. b. Average thunderstorm is 6-10 miles wide c. Average thunderstorm travels at a rate of 25 miles per hour.
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d. Once the leading edge of a thunderstorm approaches to within 10 miles, you are at immediate risk due to the possibility of lightning strikes coming from the overhanging anvil cloud. Because of this, many lightning deaths and injuries occur with clear skies directly over head. e. Approximately 100,000 thunderstorms occur in the United States each year. About 10 percent of all thunderstorms are severe enough to produce high winds, flash floods, and tornadoes. f. Thunderstorms cause an average of 200 deaths and 700 injuries in the United States alone each year, most of which could be prevented by using warning systems and common sense. g. The Mogollon Rim of Arizona has one of the highest numbers of lightning strikes per year anywhere in the United States, especially in July and August. 3. You can use the Flash/Bang 5-second rule to determine how far away a lightning strike is. When you see the f lash, start counting (one-one thousand, two-one thousand, etc.) until you hear the sound or bang of the strike. A five-second count equates to about one mile away, 10 seconds is two miles, etc. If the count is less than 50 seconds (10 miles), take immediate shelter.
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