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Camp Grayling firing schedule for July 28-Aug. 3

GRAYLING – Northern Strike 2019 will be wrapping during this timeframe.

The only Units who will remain out here at Camp Grayling by Aug. 3 will be the 126 Infantry Battalion and the 296 Infantry Battalion from the Puerto Rico National guard. Both Units will be conducting some joint training. Residents in and around the area of our small arms ranges south of Camp Grayling will hear small arms firing, with small explosions from time to time this week.

The training out at the Grayling Army Airfield will begin to wind down as well. The very large C-130 fixed wing aircraft will continue landing and taking off as they will be taking Units back to their home station. There are nine scheduled departures and landings through July 29, 2019.

The training will continue out at Camp Grayling’s Multi-Purpose Range Complex also known as the Range 30 complex, located north of North Down River Road, east of Jones Lake Road, south of County Road 612 and west of Bald Hill Truck Trail. Residents who live out that way will continue to hear machine gun fire and explosions.

All roads and trails west of Wakeley Bridge road, to include; Bucks East-West Truck Trail from Jones Lake Road to Wakeley Bridge Road, Ketchum truck Trail from Bucks East-West to North Down River Road, and Stephen Bridge Road from County Road 612 to North Down River Road will be closed to civilian traffic. The gates will continue to be closed for the majority part of July. Please respect all closed gates and do not enter these areas for your safety. If you feel a gate is closed in error, please call Camp Grayling Headquarters at (989)344-6100 to verify the closure of the gate. At each gate there will be a notice posted of when the gate was closed and a date when the gate will be re-opened.

A-10 and Artillery fire will begin to come to a close out at Camp Grayling’s Range 40 Complex, also known as the Air to Ground range. Range 40 is located north of County Road 612, east of Guthrie Lake, south of Old State Road 618 and west of County Road F97 (Twin Bridge Road). There are no aircraft scheduled to fly during this timeframe, however there will be artillery fire from time to time, but wrapping up by the first weekend of August.

For further information call 989-344-6100

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