Military Marksmanship Association

Military Marksmanship Association is primarily the alumni group of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, but includes alumni of other military marksmanship programs too. The USAMU trains Army shooters to compete in National and International shooting events.

  • 1994 established
  • October 19, 2001 incorporated s a Domestic Nonprofit Corporation State of Georgia
  • March 23, 2004, the Internal Revenue Service recognized the association as a tax exempt Veteran’s Organization under IRC section 501(c)(19)
  • Veterans’ Organization under Internal Revenue Service Code section 501(c)(19)
  • Past or present members of the U.S. Armed Forces must provide their branch of military service and the dates of their military service and other applicants must check mark the appropriate block on the Membership Application Form.
  • MMA is a Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) affiliated club
  • Military Marksmanship Association, Inc.
    PO Box 52025
    Fort Benning, GA 31995-2025


Quality Deer Management Association

founded in 1988
Bogart, Georgia

  • to educate its members and all deer hunters about the benefits of the Quality Deer Management (QDM) philosophy
  •  60,000 members
  •  all 50 states and several foreign countrie

Quality Deer Management Association
P.O. Box 160
Bogart, Georgia 30622



part Cobra snake & part Moray Eel = Cobray

started in 1986

  • Gordon Ingram
  • invented the M-0 (.45acp) and M-11(.380)
  •  started Military Armament Corporation (MAC)
    Powder Springs, Georgia
    the first company to manufacture the MAC Model 10 (MAC-10)
  • 1976 MAC declared bankruptcy
  • developer and manufacturer of submachine guns
  • counter terrorist training center
  • 1964 M-10
  • 1967 Mitchell WerBell III designed a silencer
  • 1970s the gun/suppresser combination was purchased by MAC (Military Armament Corporation) and became known as the MAC-10 and MAC-11
  • 1970s WerBell and Ingram left the company
  • 1977 MAC sold its tooling to RPB Industries
    – Cobray trademark stamped on RPB receivers is not encircled, and no name Cobray
  • 1982 BATF stepped in mid-1982 and halted the manufacture of open bolt semi’s because they were easily convertible to full-auto
  • 1983 RPB went out of business
  • 1983 SWD Incorporated by Wayne Daniels,from RPB Industries
    –  1872 Marietta Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia
    SWD (Sylvia and Wayne Daniels)
  • 1986 Machinegun Ban
  • 1986 SWD became Cobray ?
    – Wayne Daniel and John Carpenter
  • 1994 Assault Weapons Ban, the Cobray M11/9 could no longer be made

North Dakota

Cobray Company LLC
PO Box 1796
Bismarck, ND 58502-1796


Glock USA

1963, 1986 in USA

  • 1963 Gaston Glock founded in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria
    – started out making knives
  • 1980 Glock 17
  • 1982 Austrian Armed Forces ordered 25,000 units – P80
  • over 400 employees
  • the original facility that was bought by Mr. Glock in the early 80’s
  • 1986, GLOCK opened its U.S. headquarters in Smyrna, Georgia
    – 1st Generation G17

6000 Highlands Parkway SE
Smyrna, GA 30082



founded in 1939
US plant in 1984

  • based in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Founded as a tool and die forging plant
  • 1941 first revolver, the Model 38101SO
  • 1968 introduced to U.S. market
  • 1971, the Bangor Punta Corporation, then the owner of Smith & Wesson, purchased 54 percent of Forjas Taurus
  • 1977 purchased by current owners
  • 1980 purchased Beretta’s São Paulo manufacturing plant
    with tooling, technical drawings, and work force
  • 1984 created a subsidiary Taurus USA in Miami, Florida
  • 1997 purchased rights & equipment to manufacture Rossi revolvers
  • 1999 ISO 9001 manufacturing designation
  • 2005 Model PT 1911
  • 2006 The Judge
  • 2012 purchased Heritage Manufacturing
  • 2013 PT-111 Millennium
  • 2015 the Curve .380 ACP
  • 2017 Spectrum
  • 2018 Raging Hunter
  • 2019 relocation of its U.S. facility to Bainbridge, Georgia


Montrose Auction

since 1977

Georgia’s leading auction house for firearms,
edged weapons and sporting related items


  • up to 12 auctions a year

Montrose Auction 
1702 2nd Street
Montrose, GA 31065