All members are required to purchase their own uniforms, weapons, and equipment.
Militia rifles should be of a standard military caliber, such as 5.56 or 7.62. These rifles should be of a type in use by the common infantry soldier on today's battlefields. The M-16, AK-47, FN FAL, or HK G-3 are all examples of a typical infantry rifle.
Any rifle used by a militiaman must be in accordance with the applicable laws of the land. Any member who shows up for training with an automatic weapon must have the appropriate licenses. Otherwise, keep it semi-automatic!