What's New!

The next RAB meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. at the Charlestown Township Hall. Meeting agenda can be found here.

Recent Documents Posted
to RVAAP Website Feb. 27, 2023.

A list of common acronyms and abbreviations used in RVAAP documents is now available by clicking on the link in the navigation panel in the upper left corner of each webpage.

Click here to read the RVAAP Installation Action Plan for FY2022.

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.

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.

A Restoration Advisory Board meeting for the RVAAP Restoration Program will be held in person at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at the Charlestown Township Hall in Charlestown Township, 6735 Rock Spring Rd., Ravenna, Ohio 44266. This meeting is open to the public. To participate please contact Ms. Angela Cobbs, RAB Administrator, at Angela.Cobbs@chenegars.com, or Katie Tait at 614-336-6136 or kathryn.s.tait.nfg@army.mil. The meeting agenda can be found here.

Recent Restoration Program Activities

Setting up for new monitoring well installation west of Load Line 3 A nested set of monitoring wells near Criggy’s Pond west of Butts-Kistler Road
Setting up for new monitoring well installation. See more photos in Restoration Program Activities below.

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Restoration Program Activities

Todays Mission

History of RVAAP


Cleanup Program

Areas of Potential Contamination

Public Participation

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