This comprehensive article details the protocol and procedures involved in obtaining a genuine U.S. military M1 Garand directly from the U.S. Army.

Here you will read about the qualifications required, techniques for shooting in matches and the overall process involved.

Firstly, DCM stands for the Department of Civilian Marksmanship.

In the first of the four shooting events in the match, you will be required to shoot 22 rounds slow fire from the standing position with no sling.

In the second of the four shooting events, you will fire 10 rounds rapid fire from the sitting position plus two sighting shots.

The third event requires that you fire 10 rounds rapid fire from the prone position in 70 seconds.

In the fourth and final event, you will fire 10 rounds (with two sighting rounds first) slow fire from the prone position (use of a sling is permitted).

Also you will be provided with details on the official procedure and time required for this process.

Covered in this article:

  • Qualifications
  • What To Do About Shooting In The Matches
  • Paper Work And Time Required