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Camp Grayling Range Report: August 1-7

GRAYLING and surrounding counties –

CAMP GRAYLING HAS FOUR (4) MAJOR RANGE COMPLEX AREAS

  • SOUTH CAMP (small arms ranges): W of Lake Margrethe, E of the pipeline; on Howe, Murphy and Daniels Roads.
  • RANGE 13 COMPLEX & Light Demo Ranges 20-21 (mortars & demolition range): Respectively located at the S end of Beaver Road in Crawford County and W of Engineer Valley in Kalkaska County.
  • RANGE 30 Multi-Purpose Range Complex (MPRC): Fenced Range bounded by N. Down River Road, Stephan Bridge Road, Bucks E-W Truck Trail and Tank Trail parallel to Jones Lake Road. Weapon size determines road closure.
    • Small Fan: The MPRC fenced area plus, all roads and trails outside the MPRC fence, bounded by Stephan Bridge Rd, Dyer Truck Trail, Wakely Bridge Road and an unnamed county trail approximately 3km. S and parallel to Co. Hwy. 612.
    • Large Fan: Small fan, plus all roads and trails bounded by Wakely Bridge Road, then E for one mile to intersection of N. Down River Road and Bald Hill Truck Trail, then N to an unnamed county trail approximately 4km. S of Village of Lovells, then W parallel to Co. Hwy. 612 back to Wakely Bridge Road.
  • RANGE 40 COMPLEX (Artillery and Air-To-Ground Range): Fenced area SE of Marlette Road and SW of Sand Lake Trail, W of Lonesome Lake Rd and KP Truck Trail and 2-2.25km N of Co. Hwy. 612. Gates and barricades vary outside the fence based on weapon systems. Includes artillery firing points (FPs) located around the entire range.

BUSINESSES/RESTAURANTS With almost 8,000 SOLDIERS on Post for Northern Strike, expect another week of increased business as we will be hosting National Guard Soldiers from MI, OH, MO, FL, AL and TN. We also welcome the British Armed Forces. Northern Strike 22-2 is Michigan’s largest and longest exercise designed to validate readiness of the joint, reserve force and is scheduled for Aug 6- 20 at the National All- Domain Warfighting Center.

RANGE ACTIVITY:

  • Range 40 Complex gates are CLOSED this week with A-10 aerial gunnery and bombing.
  • South Camp will be occupied and ACTIVE with Small Arms or Demolitions all week.
  • Range 30 MPRC Complex gates around the Small & Large Fans are CLOSED all week.
  • Range 13 Complex will have some limited activity this week

TASK FORCE TRIBUTE is August 21st, search our event page on Facebook for details. For further clarification about gate closures, always call Camp Grayling Headquarters at 989-344-6100. For the most up-to-date information on Camp Grayling, please search for Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn. Stay safe out there and Be All You Can Be!!!

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