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Stone Bay Rifle Range

Weapons Training Battalion, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command
40 Brewster Blvd., Camp Lejeune, NC 28547-2519

Stone Bay Rifle Range

Stone Bay Rifle Range is a United States Marine Corps satellite facility of the Camp Lejeune complex in North Carolina.  The Rifle Range compound was designed to enable Marines to achieve and maintain the Corps-wide requirement of proficiency in the use of pistols and rifles. Stone Bay Rifle Range is home to Weapons Training Battalion, which functions as the primary facility for weapons qualifications.  The compound has several shooting ranges: three rifle ranges, two pistol ranges, and one long sniper range.  It is also the headquarters of United States Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command.

Arriving at Stone Bay Rifle Range
The closest airport is Albert Ellis Airport located 25 miles from base.


Directions from Albert Ellis Airport:
From Airport Road, turn right onto Catherine Lake Road to Hwy 24. Follow Camp Lejeune signs to the Main Gate.


Upon arrival at the main gate, proceed to the Welcome Center located on the right (building 818) to obtain a visitor pass.


All personnel reporting to Camp Lejeune must report to the Joseph Randy Reichler Reception Center, Molly Pitcher Road, Bldgs 59 and 60. Because each unit has a different procedure for processing for its personnel, no specific information can be given as to the actual procedures. Ensure you bring with you your orders and report in the service “A” uniform. Make sure your orders are endorsed with the date and time of arrival. It is also a good idea to bring your travel log to help when filling out your travel claim.


Personnel who arrive on the weekend or a holiday should have original orders endorsed by the duty officer located in the Joseph Randy Reichler Reception Center, Bldg. 59/60, Molly Pitcher Road, 910-451-8609.


All military members are required to attend a mandatory Marine Corps Base Commander’s Welcome Aboard brief upon check-in. Spouses are encouraged to attend. Briefs are held Monday – Friday, once a day starting at 8:45 a.m. If you plan to take leave immediately upon arrival, it is important that you check into the command first.


Reminder: Visit the MCCS Information and Referral office in Building 60, rooms 152 and 153 to assist with your relocation. Inquire about the use of the Loan Locker. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 910-450-8486 building 84.

Base Population
There are over 100,575 active duty, military families, DoD personnel, civilians, and retirees assigned to Stone Bay Rifle Range and Camp Lejeune. Stone Bay Rifle Range trains 25,000 Marines on rifle and pistol marksmanship every year.