What's New!

The next RAB meeting is scheduled for Wednesday October 16, 2019 at 6pm at the Shearer Community Center (Paris Township Hall). The RAB elected a new Community Co-Chair, Mr. James DiPaola at their last meeting. Click here for

The Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) has vacant general public positions. Click here to complete an interest survey or here to learn more about the RAB.

Click here for RAB agendas, minutes and presentations.
The most recent presentations are from the May 22, 2019 RAB meeting.

Click here to read the RVAAP Installation Action Plan for FY2016.

Recent Documents Posted to RVAAP Website Aug.29, 2019.

Click here for a Record-Courier article on the Ohio National Guard training exercises at RVAAP, June 1980.

Click here for a look at rare and historic Ravenna Ordnance Plant Newsletters from the 1940s.

Read local news articles in RVAAP in the News.

Be sure to check out our new Current Activities page for photos and info on the latest developments at RVAAP.



Ravenna Army Ammunition Plant
Uniting National Defense and Environmental Restoration

The former Ravenna Army Ammunition Plant (RVAAP), now known as Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center (Camp James A. Garfield), produced ammunition for U.S. military during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam conflict.

Administrative accountability for the entire 21,683-acre facility has been transferred to the United States Property and Fiscal Officer (USP&FO) for Ohio and subsequently licensed to the Ohio Army National Guard (OHARNG) for use as a military training site, Camp James A. Garfield.

The RVAAP restoration program involves cleanup of former production/operational areas throughout the facility related to former activities conducted under the RVAAP.

LTC Tom Tadsen Steps Down from RAB

We would like to salute LTC Tom Tadsen (retired) for serving as our Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) Community Co-Chair and for supporting the RVAAP Restoration Program for many countless years. He has been instrumental in the cleanup of the facility and in the integration of the community into the RVAAP Restoration Program. He is a great friend and mentor. He will be missed!

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Restoration Program Activities

Todays Mission

History of RVAAP


Cleanup Program

Areas of Potential Contamination

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