The main benefit of GCA membership is receiving the GCA Journal
. Four issues per year are published: Spring (March), Summer (June), Fall (September) and Winter (December). Each full-color issue contains articles from some of the most knowledgeable people alive today about John Garand’s superb M1 rifle, complete with photographs. If you want to learn all you can about the M1, you will enjoy the GCA Journal. Also, the GCA is affiliated with the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP)
. Membership in GCA fulfills one of CMP’s requirements to make a purchase.