What's New!

Public Comment Period and Public Meeting for 2 MMRP sites. Comment period is from October 25th to December 1, 2018. The public meeting will be held November 1 at the Shearer Community Center (Paris Township Hall).

Click for Public Notice and Documents.

RAB Meeting. The next RAB Meeting will be held November 7, 2018 at Charlestown Township Hall, 6375 Rock Springs Rd., Ravenna OH. Click here for agenda.

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 Nov. 07, 2018 RAB meeting.

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

Recent Documents Posted to RVAAP Website Oct. 30, 2018.

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.

Camp Ravenna Training Center Renamed to Honor Past, Transition to Future

Maj. Gen. John C. Harris Jr. (right), Ohio assistant adjutant general for Army, unveils a new sign for Camp James A. Garfield during a ceremony Oct. 10, 2018, at the newly renamed training site near Newton Falls, Ohio. Formerly known as Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center, the installation is undergoing $37 million in upgrades as part of a plan to become a world-class training destination for military units as well as civilian law enforcement and first responders. (Ohio National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Carden)

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RVAAP Restoration Team Receives Award

The RVAAP restoration program team receives the 2018 Secretary of the Army Environmental Restoration Team Award for the cleanup at RVAAP-05 Winklepeck Burning Grounds which ultimately helped to facilitate the construction of two military ranges at Camp Ravenna. Click for more info and photos.

Restoration Program Activities

Todays Mission

History of RVAAP

 

Cleanup Program

Areas of Potential Contamination

Public Participation


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