Fort Chaffee Joint Maneuver Training Center
It is utilized by all Department of Defense components and a variety of local, state, and federal agencies for maneuver training, live fire exercises, river crossing operations, and urban combat training. FCJMTC is one of nine National Guard Regional Collective Training Capability sites in the nation capable of conducting Company Level Maneuver and Platoon Live Fire training.
Fort Chaffee operates one of twelve National Guard Training Support Centers with a variety of Training Aids, Devices, Simulators and Simulations (TADSS) allowing Soldiers and military units to train personnel at full spectrum operations using simulation devices in a training environment.
Fort Chaffee continues to upgrade current facilities and add ranges and facilities to accommodate brigade-sized training and simulation exercises.
FCJMTC is a 64,590 acre premier training site in western Arkansas, which is centrally located in the United States. Designated as a regional selective training capability, it is 1 of 9 NG installations nationwide that have that capability. It is also one of only two installations nationwide that has a major river with property on both sides. This is key for some training used by Department of Defense (DoD) components such as special operations and warfare units from all services, such as the Marines, Navy, Department of Defense civilians, non-DoD civilians, US Army Reserve, and DoD civilian training. In 2015 alone, the training center also hosted training for
twenty two other states’ national guards.
The convoy live fire range offers units the capability of platoon-level live fire exercises along a 2,500 meter course including stationary and moving targets. Shortly, center will also be able to provide units-capability to conduct platoon-level training. FTCMJTC is also utilized for training by numerous local, state and federal agencies and departments and houses eighteen tenants, both of which contribute significantly to the op tempo.
What sets Fort Chaffee apart?
Over 6,000 acres of Impact Area
River Crossing Operations capability
Varied Terrain ideal for Light Infantry units
Brigade training capability
(eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) rotations)
Two scorable, low-angle strafe targets & over 40 scorable tactical targets Bomb circle
Tactical village & Urban village with $2.4 Million in equipment (not including vehicles)
Basic surface attack/combat search and rescue/digital kill chain/time sensitive targeting (TST)
SOF – fighter – UAV Integrated Ops/Non-Traditional Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (NT-ISR)/Killer-Scout/Forward Air Controller – Airborne (FAC-A) Night vision goggles, secure radios, WISS scoring system, etc...
Use of heavy equipment for target construction and maintenance such as a road grader, dozer, tractors, loader, dump truck, and skid steer.
FCJMTC Training Facilities Brochure
Hours of Operation
DRILL WEEKENDS 0700-1530
Keys may be picked up after hours at the MP station with reservation.
Cottages: One Bedroom - $25.00
Two Bedroom - $30.00
BOQs: Private Bath - $18.50
Share Bath - $16.00
Common Latrine - $13.00
Cable/WiFi in many rooms
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BLDG 1370, Ft.Smith Bldv.
Ft. Chaffee, AR 72905