EAFR: Ethan Allen Firing Range

Camp Ethan Allen Training SiteThe Ethan Allen Firing Range, located in Jericho, Vermont, is a training facility, home to the Army Mountain Warfare School,  the headquarters of the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Mountain), as well as the headquarters and Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion 172nd Infantry (Mountain). The Vermont National Guard also manages the National Guard Biathlon Team on a world-class training area.

The live-fire events listed below are subject to change to meet training needs. Please feel free to contact the Vermont Army National Guard with any concerns that might arise using the "contact us" form below.

For information on civilian use of federal lands, please send an email to mil.rentalrequests@vermont.gov.

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Live Fire Training – Ethan Allen Air Force Base

The Vermont Army National Guard will conduct training at Ethan Allen Air Force Base in South Burlington in August:

Aug. 1-5: Light demolitions and pyrotechnical devices, no later than 5 p.m.
Aug. 1-31: Rotary wing aircraft, no later than 11 p.m.

Training Schedule

AUGUST 2022

Date Training End Time
Aug. 1-5 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 5 p.m.
Aug. 6 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 10 p.m.
Aug. 7 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 4 p.m.
Aug. 8 Rotary Wing Aircraft 8 p.m.
Aug. 9 Rotary Wing Aircraft 10 p.m.
Aug. 8-10 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 10 p.m.
Aug. 11 Small Arms, Crew Served Weapons, Pyrotechnic Devices 10 p.m.
Aug. 12-13 Small Arms, Crew Served Weapons, Pyrotechnic Devices Midnight
Aug. 14 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 4 p.m.
Aug. 15-16 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 10 p.m.
Aug. 17-19 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 20 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 10 p.m.
Aug. 21 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 4 p.m.
Aug. 22-23 Small Arms 4 p.m.
Aug. 24-26 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 10 p.m.
Aug. 27-31 Small Arms and Crew-Served Weapons 5 p.m.

 

LEGEND:

Small Arms: Handheld weapons (M-4 and M-16 rifles, pistols)
Crew-Served Weapons: Vehicle- or fixed-mount weapons (e.g., M-2 .50 caliber machine gun)
Indirect Fire: Mortars or artillery

Noise Comments and Questions

Noise Comments and Questions

Previous EAFR Tours

Master Sgt. Daniel Westover, coach, National Guard Biathlon Program, describes the rifle used by biathletes in competition at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Oct. 22, 2021. Military retirees and neighbors of the range, among others, participated in a public tour of CEATS where they received an overview of range operations and visited military barracks; construction of a new Army Mountain Warfare School; weapon ranges; and the biathlon program. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. J. Scott Detweiler)
Lt. Col. David Fabricious, range director of plans and operations, training site command, Garrison Support Command describes individual weapon qualification standards on a pistol range at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Oct. 22, 2021. Military retirees and neighbors of the range, among others, participated in a public tour of CEATS where they received an overview of range operations and visited military barracks; construction of a new Army Mountain Warfare School; weapon ranges; and the biathlon program. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. J. Scott Detweiler)
Tour participants observe a high-angle range used by snipers and U.S. Army Mountain Warfare School students to train on engaging targets at distance from an elevated position at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Oct. 22, 2021. Military retirees and neighbors of the range, among others, participated in a public tour of CEATS where they received an overview of range operations and visited military barracks; construction of a new Army Mountain Warfare School; weapon ranges; and the biathlon program. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. J. Scott Detweiler)
1st Sgt. Max Rooney, Army Mountain Warfare School, 124th Regional Training Institute, describes the construction process and course overview for the only mountain warfare school in the U.S. Military on Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Oct. 22, 2021. Military retirees and neighbors of the range, among others, participated in a public tour of CEATS where they received an overview of range operations and visited military barracks; construction of a new Army Mountain Warfare School; weapon ranges; and the biathlon program. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. J. Scott Detweiler)
Tour participants handle a rifle used by biathletes in competition at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Oct. 22, 2021. Military retirees and neighbors of the range, among others, participated in a public tour of CEATS where they received an overview of range operations and visited military barracks; construction of a new Army Mountain Warfare School; weapon ranges; and the biathlon program. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. J. Scott Detweiler)
Tour participants observe a biathlete’s training at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Oct. 22, 2021. Military retirees and neighbors of the range, among others, participated in a public tour of CEATS where they received an overview of range operations and visited military barracks; construction of a new Army Mountain Warfare School; weapon ranges; and the biathlon program. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. J. Scott Detweiler)
1st Sgt. Anthony Fletcher, training site command, Garrison Support Command, demonstrates how targets work on a pistol range at Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Oct. 22, 2021. Military retirees and neighbors of the range, among others, participated in a public tour of CEATS where they received an overview of range operations and visited military barracks; construction of a new Army Mountain Warfare School; weapon ranges; and the biathlon program. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. J. Scott Detweiler)

Contact Form

Open Tour Days

 

Tours are scheduled around other training and will be held every 4-6 weeks.

Attendees should meet up at the Joint Readiness Center between 1:30 and 1:45 p.m. the day of the tour. Photo ID is required. Please park in the parking lot adjacent to the Joint Readiness Center, first left after entering EAFR.

NOTE: The tour is mostly outside, so please be aware of the weather and bring water, wear sunscreen, proper footwear and proper clothing for the forecast. Food is not provided, so please bring snacks as appropriate, especially for children or those with medical considerations.