Nice looking rifle
Yes it is but it is designed for multiple uses, check out this video but if you just want to see the sling stuff got to 2:30OK is it me or is the leather sling setup overly complicated?
Rifle Marksmanship : How to use Sling. - YouTube
And here's one with another style sling
Improving Your Shooting #8. USGI Sling on Garand - YouTube