Spend a few extra bucks and get a Colt. Remember, with the Colt name, it will keep it's resale value if you ever need to sell or trade it.
And, of course, it's one of the very best as well.
I prefer the LE 6940, but the less expensive LE6920 will also serve you well.
Just my opinion for whatever it's worth, but I'd avoid the Ruger.
History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.
If you think a strong military is expensive, think about what a weak one would cost