acre training corridor is located between two Appalachian Mountains, Blue
Mountain and Second Mountain, reaching 600 to 700 feet above mean sea
level. The location provides a self-contained training area with minimum
training distractions. Its protected location makes it ideal for live fire
training. Some 120 miles of roads and trails, well-suited for wheeled and
tracked vehicles, run throughout the corridor and its training areas.
areas are located throughout the corridor and are suitable for bivouac,
maneuver, vehicle training, unit tactics, convoy training and other customized
training focusing on training realism. FTIG Range Operations is committed to
working with unit commanders to develop realistic and targeted training plans
for each unit. Multiple training areas may be linked to create large
corridors for lanes training. Training areas are approved for
pyrotechnics and for small arms weapons (blank fire).
Gap is the nation's premier National Guard Training facility. With our
numerous training ranges and facilities, we offer unparalleled full-spectrum
combat training opportunities for Combat Arms, Combat Support and Combat
Service Support units. We remain the only National Guard installation in
the country to successfully integrate live, virtual and constructive gaming
into a training package for assured success.
Call FTIG Range Operations at (717) 861-2152/2153 for a
training consultation. Our training design team is one of the best in the
National Guard and the nation; our mission is to support you in meeting your
commander's intent and maximizing your training time in the high-tempo
contemporary operating environment.