Statement of Purpose

Mission of the Third Reconnaissance Battalion Association



  To promote renewed fellowship of all Marines and Navy personnel who served with or were attached to the 3rd Recon Battalion, 3rd Marine Division with service in the Republic of Vietnam during the during the period of 1961 through and including 1971:

  To locate and account for all who so served:

  To preserve the memory of those who so served and are now deceased,
or either while in
Vietnam or since:

  To promote preservation of an accurate historical account of such service:

  To promote research and understanding and healing with a regard to those who so served; and to promote artistic expression of the Vietnam experience.