The General Officer Pistol Program began during World War II and continues to this day. Army and Air Force Generals are issued a pistol that they can buy when they retire.
I am always looking for:
Colt .380 & 32 caliber pocket hammerless
RIA GO Model 1911 (Only 1004 made)
Air Force Smith & Wesson Model 39
Air Force revolvers (Some generals chose revolvers in the 1960s and 70s)
Army/Air Force Beretta GO M9s.
Historic United States military rifles/pistols
Note: I am not a firearms dealer. I have to do the transfer through an FFL in Maryland. I fill out all State and Federal paperwork and go through the Maryland State Police seven day waiting period and background check. You will get a receipt and there will be a clear transfer.
To learn more about the history of the GO pistol program, check out my article, General Protection: Sidearms Carry Rich History Among Top Commanders in the September 2018 issue of Army Magazine.
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