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Board Nominations Open!
News of Districtwide Interest
BOARD NOMINATIONS OPEN UPDATE:  Deadline extended to June 30, 2020.  It's time to consider serving your Association. Three positions on the board will be open for election. Terms are for three years. If you are willing to serve in an active capacity and would like to be on the ballot, please send a brief (200 words) bio and a head shot to 3adsecretary@gmail.com by... more info

Save the Dates:  November 12-15, 2020
News of Districtwide Interest
Save the Dates:  November 12-15, 2020 COVID-19 puts planning details in flux The adage "What a difference a day makes” certainly is alive and well, particularly if you look at the last two weeks. Two weeks ago, we were in the final stages of reunion planning with selected dates, a tentative schedule and a designated hotel. Now, due to the uncertainty COVID-19 has... more info

Former 3D Armored Division Commander, LTG (ret) Tom Griffin, obituary now posted
News of Districtwide Interest
Fellow Spearheaders, General Griffin's obituary was posted this Easter morning in the Washington Post. Please join me in offering condolences for our former leader by clicking on the obituary link above. General Griffin is survived by his wife, Jane; son, Thomas N. Griffin III (Beth); daughter, Ginny Beakes-Read (Dave Read); daughter, Molly Griffin; grandchildren, Tommy, Sam,... more info

LTG (ret) Tom Griffin, has passed away
News of Districtwide Interest
Attention, Spearheaders Former 3d Armored Division commander, LTG (ret) Tom Griffin, has passed away I am profoundly sad to announce the passing on April 9, 2020 of LTG (ret) Tom Griffin. He was a tremendous leader, a great officer, the former CG of the 3d Armored Division and a true Spearheader in every sense of the word. Service and interment information is not expected anytime soon. We... more info

Save the Date: Reunion Fall 2020 slated for Washington, D.C.
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The A3ADV Reunion 2020 returns to Washington, D.C. with a focus on the new National Museum United States Army, opening June 2020.  Reunion planners are already at work to locate hotel accommodations for the mid-September to mid-October timeframe. This site allows or keeping our Division history alive with the dedication of a plaque at the museum that commemorates the 3D Armored Division... more info