Proper military discipline is not equal to proper firearms maintenance. You don't need to clean the bore after ever trip to the range unless you are shooting suspect surplus ammo, black powder, or some other corrosive concern.
$0 of an NRA membership goes to legislative action or court battles. Not a dime. Only money contributed to the NRA-ILA or NRA-PVF.
Of course, you could just donate to the Second Amendment Foundation
I was feeling pretty good, then I looked around and realized I am not swimming or on fire.