Mission: The main function of the organization is to record the history of the 3rd armored division (a3adv) as told by the veterans who served in the 3rd armored division.
Programs: The a3adv plans and coordinates annual reunions to promote the organization and to recruit new members. The veterans attending the reunion are charged a registration fee to cover reunion costs.
the a3dav publishes a quarterly newsletter which is the second means by which the a3adv records the history of the 3rd armored division. This newsletter is written and published by a volunteer editor.
the a3adv website is the medium in which the organization records and publishesthe written, pictorial and verbal history of the 3rd armored division veterans. The website is maintained by an all volunteer staff of 3rd armored divisionveterans. The a3adv has an association store in conjuction with the website. This store sells memorabilia to help offset the cost of maintaining the websiteand other administrative costs of the organization