The GCA’s Mission Statement

The purposes of the GCA

To exchange information and expand knowledge of the U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1; to preserve and publicize the history of the rifle and its inventor John C. Garand; to assist and encourage new collectors; to assist authors in writing new reference works; to assist members in their collecting; and to encourage competitive and recreational safe shooting of the rifle.

A Guide for GCA Article Submissions

As an author, you will receive a complimentary 1-year membership and an advance copy of the GCA Journal by First Class Mail.

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