As of today, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is now accepting orders for those 8,000 surplus 1911 pistols it received from the U.S. Army.
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Surplus 1911 Ordering Procedure
To get a surplus 1911, one must fill out an order form packet—downloadable from the CMP website—then fill it out and send it to the CMP’s address in Anniston, Ala. All orders are required to be postmarked between Sept. 4 and Oct. 4. Any orders postmarked outside those dates won’t be accepted. In addition, hand-delivered, emailed and faxed orders are a non-starter. Only one CMP surplus 1911 order form packet is allowed per customer.
On Oct. 5, customer names from completed CMP order form packets will be fed into a “Random Number Generator.” That system will then spit out a list of names in sequential order. After that, customers …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life